Warning: include(/nfs/c01/h03/mnt/37500/domains/yosemiteblog.com/html/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/wp-cache-base.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /nfs/c01/h06/mnt/37500/domains/yosemiteblog.com/html/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/wp-cache.php on line 79

Warning: include(): Failed opening '/nfs/c01/h03/mnt/37500/domains/yosemiteblog.com/html/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/wp-cache-base.php' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/local/php-7.0.6/share/pear') in /nfs/c01/h06/mnt/37500/domains/yosemiteblog.com/html/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/wp-cache.php on line 79

Warning: include_once(/nfs/c01/h03/mnt/37500/domains/yosemiteblog.com/html/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/ossdl-cdn.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /nfs/c01/h06/mnt/37500/domains/yosemiteblog.com/html/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/wp-cache.php on line 101

Warning: include_once(): Failed opening '/nfs/c01/h03/mnt/37500/domains/yosemiteblog.com/html/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/ossdl-cdn.php' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/local/php-7.0.6/share/pear') in /nfs/c01/h06/mnt/37500/domains/yosemiteblog.com/html/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/wp-cache.php on line 101

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /nfs/c01/h06/mnt/37500/domains/yosemiteblog.com/html/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/wp-cache.php:79) in /nfs/c01/h06/mnt/37500/domains/yosemiteblog.com/html/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/wp-cache-phase2.php on line 1167
Headed to the park? Bring chains. - YosemiteBlog.com

Headed to the park? Bring chains.

In News, Tips, Travel, Weather
Snow in yosemite on doppler radar.

Over the last few days Yosemite has received a large accumulation of snow with more snow and rain expected today and into the middle of next week.

Chain controls are currently in effect for Highway 41 from Fresno and Oakhurst from 3.5 miles North of Big Cedar Springs. Chain controls are also in effect along Highway 120 into the park. No chain controls have been reported for Highway 140.

All motorists are REQUIRED to CARRY chains in their vehicle when entering the park in winter and chains may become MANDATORY at any time.

Valley roads may be icy even after being plowed and may have a layer of 3-5 inches of hard ice especially on Southside Drive and in shaded areas. I would not recommend taking a lower clearance vehicle such as the family car as ice may become grooved and you may scrape or become high-centered.

Highway 120 into the park is currently undergoing bridge construction between Groveland and 49 Junction. Traffic controls are in effect during the day with a 30-40 minute wait time. Highway 120 is CLOSED AT NIGHT for construction. Take Highway 140 through Merced or Highway 41 through Oakhurst and Fresno if you’re headed out of the park after 5:00pm.

For more information on California Highway Conditions you can go online to: http://www.dot.ca.gov/cgi-bin/roads.cgi

For Yosemite National Park Road Conditions call: (209) 372-0200 (press 1 then 1).

You may also read!

Tioga Road by Florencia Marchetti

Tioga Road Opens Monday, Bicycles Allowed Saturday

The Tioga Road will open on Monday, May 21, 2018, at 9 am. Bicycles will be allowed on the

Read More...
Hikers ascending Half Dome

Half Dome Cable Go Up Tomorrow

Just in time for Memorial Day the Half Dome Cables in Yosemite National Park will be in place and

Read More...

Drone Helped Crews Fight the South Fork Fire

Realization of a need and quick thinking by crews fighting the South Fork Fire last year led to the

Read More...

Mobile Sliding Menu