Yosemite Open To Visitors
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite, CA -- Yosemite National Park has been reopened to the public after being closed for more than two weeks due to the government shutdown. The park roads, major highways and the park's primary concessioner were open for business last night.
"We are excited to reopen and welcome visitors back to Yosemite," stated park superintendent Don Neubacher. "Autumn is a particularly special season to enjoy Yosemite's colorful grandeur."
Today Park visitor centers, Ranger-led programs and Valley campgrounds in Yosemite are back in business. Visitors with reservations will be able to check in by noon. First come, first serve sites are available at Camp Four, Wawona and Hodgdon.
The Park has been closed since October 1st due to the government shutdown.
Written by Tracey Petersen
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