Realization of a need and quick thinking by crews fighting the South Fork Fire last year led to the
Yosemite Valley has reopened. Park crews are continuing to clear water, rocks, and debris from roads in Yosemite Valley.
Due to anticipated flooding, visitors will no longer be able to enter Yosemite Valley beginning at noon on Friday,
Yosemite Valley, Wawona, Yosemite West, and the Mariposa Grove will be closed July 25–July 29 due to fire operations.