Road closure reminder! There will be no access to Yosemite Valley via Highway 120 (from the west). The Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120) within the park will
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, Feb 28, 2012
closure reminder! There will be no access to Yosemite Valley via
Highway 120 (from the west). The Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120) within
the park will close at 8:00 am tomorrow, February 29, 2012, in order to
repair damage to the road caused by a large rock fall that occurred on
January 22, 2012. The closure, in effect 24 hours per day, seven days
per week, is expected to last until early April.
The road will be closed between the Foresta Road Junction on the Big
Oak Flat Road (Highway 120) and the El Portal Road (Highway 140)
Yosemite Valley remains accessible via El Portal Road
(Highway 140) coming from Merced/Mariposa and via Wawona Road (Highway
41) coming from Fresno/ Oakhurst. The Foresta Road, between Foresta and
El Portal, is not accessible.
The Big Oak Flat Entrance
Station (along Highway 120) via Groveland, remains open. Visitors
arriving to the park via Highway 120 will have access to Hodgdon Meadow
Campground, the Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, the Merced Grove of
Giant Sequoias, and the Crane Flat area. Hetch Hetchy also remains
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