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    Yosemite

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  • Temporary Closures Due to Fire

    All main roads within Yosemite National Park, including the Big Oak Flat Road, are open. Crane Flat, Bridalveil Creek, and Yosemite Creek Campgrounds are temporarily closed. The community of Foresta remains closed. More »

Multimedia Presentations

Yosemite Trip Planning focuses on videos to help you plan your trip.
 
Yosemite Nature Notes is a video podcast series that tells unique stories about the natural and human history of Yosemite National Park.
 
Yosemite Presents... contains selected videos about Yosemite National Park.
 
Yosemite Voices is an audio podcast intended to provide insights into the natural and cultural history and management of Yosemite National Park. The podcast also explores the lives of and lifestyles of the people who live and work in Yosemite.
 
A Buffalo Soldier Speaks
A Buffalo Soldier Speaks is an audio podcast featuring National Park Ranger Shelton Johnson as Sergeant Elizy Boman, Troop "k," Ninth U.S. Cavalry, who was dispatched to Yosemite National Park in 1903. On their routine patrols through the high country of Yosemite, these Buffalo Soldiers recorded the pertinent but mundane details of their journeys.
 
Listen to an audio presentation about the recently renovated Yosemite Valley Visitor Center exhibits (10:28, 10.2 MB).

Did You Know?

Riparian area in Tuolumne Meadows

Riparian communities are adjacent to the river channel and tributaries; they are the interface between the river and surrounding meadow and upland communities. They provide specialized habitat and important nutrients to the meadow and river systems.