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 »
Search Underway for Missing Snowboarders Near Yosemite National Park
A search is underway in and around Yosemite National Park for three snowboarders who were reported missing when they failed to meet their ride near the community of Yosemite West, close to the park's western boundary. Their planned route was reportedly from 2/10th of a mile south of the Yosemite West junction on the Wawona Road to the community of Yosemite West.
The three snowboarders were reported missing at about 4:30 pm on Monday. The search was initiated at that point, with ground searchers in the area until midnight. Tracks matching their description have been seen in the area.
As of this morning, teams of searchers from Yosemite National Park and Mariposa County Search and Rescue (SAR) have been called to aid in the search. Air resources are being used as well.
Did You Know?
In 90 years of serving Yosemite National Park, the Conservancy has seen many accomplishments. From restoring the habitat of the great gray owl to funding the first museum in the Valley, Yosemite Conservancy has played a vital role in the preservation and protection of Yosemite. More...