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All Roads into Yosemite National Park Remain Closed

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Date: March 22, 2011

All roads into Yosemite National Park remain closed due to a severe winter storm on March 19 through March 20. Yosemite Valley received over three feet of snow and all power is out within the park and surrounding areas. There is no anticipated date or time for roads to reopen and power to be stored.
 
Phone lines to Yosemite National Park's Public Affairs Office are currently not working. Media inquiries should be directed to Kari Cobb at 209-742-3520.  
 
An update will be issued when conditions change. For updated road information in Yosemite National Park, please call 209-372-0200. For updated road information within the gateway communities, please call 1-800-427-7623.

Did You Know?

Upper Merced Watershed

The Merced River above Nevada Fall and South Fork Merced River above Wawona, numerous small meadows and adjacent riparian habitats occur. Owing their existence to the river and its annual flooding, these habitats help support eight special status animal species: harlequin ducks, black swifts, bald eagles, osprey, willow flycatchers, yellow warbler, western red bat, and Sierra Nevada mountain beaver.