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State Route 120 (Tioga) Reopens

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Date: September 14, 2013

Tioga Road opens to through traffic at Noon on Saturday, September 14

SR-120 (Tioga Road) which had been closed from Crane Flat to White Wolf, within Yosemite National Park, will reopen to all vehicular traffic at noon, Saturday, September 14, 2013.

Visitors will have access to Yosemite Valley from Highway 395 via SR-120. However, due to continued fire activity in the area, stopping along the roadway is strictly prohibited. The public is advised to use extreme caution as firefighting activities continue in the area and visibility may be reduced due to smoke. For current road conditions in the park visit: http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/traffic.htm.

Current road conditions can also be found at Caltrans' website: www.dot.ca.gov/ or by calling Caltrans District 10 Public Affairs Office at (209) 948-7977.

The area burned by the Rim Fire within Yosemite National Park remains closed due to hazardous conditions.

Rim Fire Stanislaus National Forest closures remain in effect. For forest closure information visit www.fs.usda.gov/stanislaus  

Did You Know?

Merced River in Yosemite Valley

The Merced River was designated a National Wild and Scenic River in 1987. Eighty-one miles of river runs through Yosemite National Park, including a stretch in Yosemite Valley.