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Tioga Pass Road through Yosemite Park scheduled to open Thursday, May 27

Yosemite National Park Tioga Pass Road to open Thursday, May 27. Tioga Road (the continuation of Highway 120 through the park) will tentatively open on Thursday, May 27, at 8 am, weather and conditions permitting. Check nps.gov/yose for updates. Please protect wildlife by obeying speed limits. The Tuolumne Meadows Store, Grill, and Post Office will […]

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Yosemite National Park to Re-Implement a Day-Use Reservation System

Yosemite National Park to Re-Implement a Day-Use Reservation System Beginning on Friday, May 21, 2021   Yosemite National Park – Beginning Friday, May 21, visitors to Yosemite National Park will need a day-use reservation to enter the park. The temporary day-use reservation system will allow the park to manage visitation levels to reduce risks associated with exposure […]

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Tioga Road opens to unrestricted vehicular traffic Monday

NPS news release Yosemite National Park announces the Tioga Road will open to unrestricted vehicular traffic on Monday, July 1st, at 8:00 a.m.. From now until the full opening Monday morning, vehicular access will continue to be available from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. There will continue to be […]

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Updates from Yosemite, Manzanar on government shutdown

News releases Official Information: Yosemite National Park Remains Open on a Limited Basis Operations During Government Shutdown Below is a list of services and facilities that are open or closed. Visitor services may be diminished or areas may be closed due to environmental, public safety, or other unknown factors. We are not be able to […]

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Photo courtesy of the Yosemite Conservancy Turtleback livecam - 5 PM today, Sunday August 5 - with Half Dome invisible, dead center.)

Yosemite Valley to remain closed indefinitely

News release from Yosemite National Park Les Marsden President, Yosemite Gateway Partners As your YGP President, I wanted to share this latest just-announced information with you: Yosemite Valley will remain closed indefinitely. You probably know the Ferguson Fire has now raged for 24 days, has taken the lives of two firefighters and injured 11 others. Its […]

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Thursday update on fires, smoke and roads

News releases Lions Fire Update The Lions Fire is estimated to be 6,530 acres and 60% contained, showing 1,074 acres of growth yesterday. Fire activity remains on the western flank, where the fire moved into heavier fuels and has spread upslope along the Cargyle Creek Drainage on the Sierra National Forest. Similar fire activity is […]

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Yosemite issues fire restrictions; update on Ferguson Fire

National Park Service news release Yosemite National Park is experiencing high fire danger, along with continued hot and dry weather patterns. Due to the current and predicted fire conditions and fire behavior, the Superintendent of Yosemite National Park will be implementing Stage 1 fire restrictions until further notice is given. [pdf-embedder url=”http://sierrawave.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/FERGUSON-FIRE-UPDATE-7.26.pdf” title=”FERGUSON FIRE UPDATE […]

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Tioga Pass Road opens for 2018 season

News release Yosemite National Park announced that Tioga Road (Highway 120 East) will open for the season to all vehicular traffic on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 9:00 am. There will be limited services available along Tioga Road. All campgrounds along Tioga Road remain closed. There is no anticipated opening date for the Tuolumne Meadows store […]

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Tioga Road to open to vehicles Thursday; officials urge caution

Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park Open to All Vehicular Traffic Thursday, June 29, 2017 Tioga Road will open for Bicycle and Pedestrian Use on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 The Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park (Highway 120 through the park) will open for the season to all vehicular traffic beginning at 8:00 am on Thursday, […]

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