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  • Road Closures Due to El Portal Fire

    The Big Oak Flat Road between Crane Flat and the El Portal Road is temporarily closed. There is no access to Yosemite Valley via the Big Oak Flat Road or Highway 120. Tioga Road is open and accessible via Big Oak Flat and Tioga Pass Entrances. More »

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    Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point, and Wawona/Mariposa Grove areas are open and accessible via Highways 140 and 41. Tioga Road is not accessible via Highways 140 and 41 due to a fire.

Yosemite National Park Invites Public To Open House (August 2008)

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Date: August 14, 2008

The National Park Service welcomes those interested to attend an Open House in Yosemite Valley on Wednesday, August 27, 2008 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm in the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center Auditorium.

The public is invited to the Open House to:

  • Talk to park staff and listen to presentations given throughout the day
  • Review newly released documents and reports
  • Submit comments on proposed projects and ongoing implementation efforts

Planning efforts and projects that will be represented at this Open House are:

  • Yosemite Valley’s Black Oaks: Are Black Oaks on the decline in Yosemite?
  • Tuolumne Wild and Scenic River Comprehensive Management Plan
  • Merced Wild and Scenic River Comprehensive Management Plan
  • Environmental Education Campus
  • Construction and Project Updates

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 submit your email address to receive Yosemite National Park’s periodic electronic newsletter.

Mail:
Superintendent
Attn: Planning Mailing List
National Park Service
P.O. Box 577
Yosemite, CA 95389
Fax: 209/379-1294
e-mail us 

Web: www.nps.gov/yose/parkmgmt/planning.htm

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?

View of Yosemite Valley from the Wawona Tunnel Vista.

Rockfall events have helped shape many of the outstanding features along Yosemite Valley's walls, including Royal Arches, North Dome, and Half Dome. Giant talus slopes that slant away from the Valley walls accumulate debris with each rockfall event.