Travel Alerts

Travel Alerts

Government Shutdown Information

Yosemite remains accessible during the government shutdown. Yosemite Hospitality operations are available including lodging, dining, tours, winter activities and the Yosemite Valley shuttle service.

Weather, Roads & Travel Conditions

As a result of the significant winter storm, all roads leading to Yosemite Valley will be closed before midnight tonight (January 16):
  • Highway 140 and El Portal Road from Midpines to Yosemite Valley
  • Wawona Road (Hwy 41) from Wawona to Yosemite Valley
  • Big Oak Flat Road (Hwy 120 from the west) from Big Oak Flat Entrance to Foresta. (Access will be possible between Yosemite Valley and Foresta, conditions permitting.)
These closures will last until further notice. Within Yosemite, road crews will evaluate roads on Thursday morning.
Be prepared for additional road closures and tire chain requirements. Call 209.372.0200 (then 1, 1) to check road conditions inside Yosemite and 800.427.7623 for conditions outside Yosemite.

Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area

Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area will be closed on Thursday 1/17/19.
Updated 1/16/19 @10:00pm PST