Tioga & Glacier Point Roads Closed for the Winter
The Tioga Road (Highway 120 through the park) and Glacier Point Road are closed due to snow; they usually reopen late May or June. You can check on current road conditions by calling 209/372-0200 (press 1 then 1). More »
Yosemite National Park Invites Public to Open House (January 2008)
The National Park Service welcomes those interested to attend an Open House in Yosemite Valley on January 30, 2008 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center Auditorium.
The public is invited to the Open House to:
Projects and topics that will be represented at this Open House are:
To learn more about ongoing projects, add your name to the park's planning mailing list, and receive the Planning Update newsletter as well as other planning-related notices or to submit your email address to receive Yosemite National Park's periodic electronic newsletter, please contact:
Visitors attending the Open House will have the entrance fee waived. If unable to attend, refer to the Yosemite National Park web site for a schedule of future Open House dates.
Did You Know?
Natural fires in Yosemite are often no more than a single burning snag (standing dead tree) or a slow moving, low intensity fire that cleans underbrush from the forest floor. These fires prevent unwanted fires by removing accumulating forest debris that can fuel a larger fire in hot, dry conditions.