Current Conditions

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Road Status

Call 209/372-0200 (press 1 then 1) for the most up-to-date conditions (the information below only reflects planned or long-term closures).

Wawona Road
(continuation of Highway 41 from Fresno)
(Information about Highway 41 outside Yosemite)

Open

Big Oak Flat Road
(continuation of Hwy 120 from Manteca into Yosemite Valley)
Expect delays Feb. 17 through May 20
(Information about Highway 120 outside Yosemite)

Open

El Portal Road
(continuation of Highway 140 from Merced)
(Information about Highway 140 outside Yosemite)

Open

Hetch Hetchy Road
7 am to 9 pm

Open

Mariposa Grove Road
Open
Glacier Point Road
Open
Tioga Road
(continuation of Highway 120 through the park)
(Information about Highway 120 outside Yosemite)
Expect delays due to road work
Open
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Seasonal Information

 

Lodging

In Yosemite Valley, Curry Village, Housekeeping Camp, Yosemite Lodge and The Ahwahnee are open. Outside of Yosemite Valley, the Wawona Hotel and Tuolumne Meadows Lodge are open. White Wolf Lodge is closed for rehabilitation in 2015.

Reservations are available up to 366 days in advance. Visit Delaware North at Yosemite's website for more information.

Campgrounds

  • Yosemite Valley:
    Open:
    Reservations required: Upper Pines, Lower Pines, and North Pines (Lower Pines, beginning April 6)
    First-come, first served: Camp 4

    Closed: None.

  • Outside Yosemite Valley:
    Open:
    Reservations required: Wawona, Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat
    First-come, first served: Tamarack Flat
    50% reservations/50% first-come, first-served: Tuolumne Meadows Campground (opens May 30)

    Closed:
    Bridalveil Creek, White Wolf, Yosemite Creek, Porcupine Flat, and Tuolumne Meadows.

  • Check today's campground availability by calling 209/372-0266.

  • View estimated opening and closing dates in 2015 for all campgrounds.

Reservations are available up to five months in advance and are strongly recommended. If you don't have a reservation, get details about camping without a reservation.

 
Trails and Wilderness

Trails in Yosemite may be closed when there are hidden hazards or when they are impassable due to rock fall, snow, ice, or fire. Open trails aren't necessarily free of hazards--by entering the wilderness, you assume responsibility for your safety and must use good judgment. Trails not listed below are open, but may be snowy and very difficult to find from about November through May/June (and may have other hazards).

  • The trail to Rancheria Falls is open to foot traffic (but not stock) beyond Wapama Fall (due to a rockfall).
  • The Half Dome cables are up for the season. (A permit is required to hike to the top of Half Dome when the cables are up.)
  • No other trails are closed.
Climbing closures are in effect on several routes each year from March 1 through Aug. 1 to protect peregrine falcons.

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