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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. By order of the Superintendent […]

 
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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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Yosemite braces for President Obama, busy weekend

Press release Yosemite National Park anticipates an extremely busy weekend, as record visitation continues and the park prepares for President Obama’s historic visit to Yosemite June 17 – 19. The White House announced last week that the President and First Family will celebrate Father’s Day weekend with a family trip to Carlsbad Caverns and Yosemite […]

 
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Tioga Road to open Friday

(Article from National Park Service website) Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park to open Friday, May 2 at Noon Date: May 1, 2014  Visitors urged to take safety precautions while traveling on road The Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park will open for the season tomorrow, tomorrow, Friday, May 2, 2014, at noon for all vehicular […]

 
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Fires near and far

UPDATE 8-23:  Citizens noticed a smoke plume in the area of Wheeler Ridge on Thursday.  Bishop Fire confirmed that it is a lightning fire.  The Forest Service has been working on it with aerial drops.  The small fire is in a very remote location. UPDATE 8-21: Bodie State Park will be re-opening today at 9am. Please be advised […]

 
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Alpers works to open Tioga by Memorial Day

The so-called sequestration in Washington, D.C. made across the board cuts in many services because the two parties could not agree on a budget plan. Mono Supervisor Tim Alpers said that policy cut $2.4 million out of the Yosemite National Park Budget. As a result, Yosemite officials said they would not start clearing Tioga Pass […]

 
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Tuolumne river plan meeting in Mammoth

Tuolumne River Plan Public Information Meetings  Mammoth Lakes Council Chambers, Suite Z, Minaret Shopping Center Yosemite National Park has announced the release of the Draft Tuolumne Wild and Scenic River Comprehensive Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (TRP) and invites you to attend one of our interactive public information sessions in Mammoth Lakes on Saturday, […]

 
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