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In Coming Storms Forcing Yosemite Road Closures

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Yosemite, CA – As the impending storm moves into the region Yosemite National Park officials are alerting visitors that several main roadways may temporarily shut down, but the park will remain open.

Park officials are cautioning visitors that temporary road closures and delays may be possible over the next several days due to expected heavy snow in the park. The areas road crews are watching is Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120 West), Wawona Road (Highway 41), and El Portal Road (Highway 140).

Noting that temporary road closures may go into effect at any time due to road and weather conditions, visitors are advised to plan for winter driving conditions. Park officials remind motorist that tire chains may be required at any time depending on the state of roads.

To find out road condition within the park, click here or call 209-372-0200, press 1 and press 1 again. Additionally, for 24/7 road conditions in the Mother Lode go to the’s home page and click on traffic.

  • Yosemite Main Entrance - Highway 120