Washburn Fire - Update for July 25, 2022

July 25, 2022 Posted by: Yosemite Fire Information

The community of Wawona (including the Wawona Hotel and vacation rentals) will reopen to the public on Thursday, July 28, at noon.

The wilderness area north of Wawona opens today, Monday, July 25, and the fire advisory has been lifted for the wilderness area.

The Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias and the Wawona Campground remain closed due to the Washburn fire. You can find Washburn fire updates at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8209/.

All other areas of Yosemite are open, although a reservation is required to drive into the park if arriving between 6 am and 4 pm: https://go.nps.gov/reserve.

The Oak fire is currently burning west of Yosemite in the Mariposa/Midpines area. This fire has caused the closure of Highway 140 west of Mariposa and has resulted in poor air quality. You can check on air quality at https://fire.airnow.gov/ and get Oak fire updates at https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2022/7/22/oak-fire/.

Last updated: August 9, 2022

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