You know those movies where there’s an earthquake and the big hole opens up and the city falls in? Yeah, it’s like that.
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With the reopening of Highway 41 from Fresno (at least in part) you’re probably wondering when the Big Oak Flat Road will reopen connecting Yosemite with it’s western neighbors along Highway 120. Well the official word is, not any time soon.
Currently, the only outside access to Yosemite Valley is via Highway 140.
Rock fall has temporarily closed the Big Oak Flat Road into and out of the park.
Well ahead of schedule the Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120 access to Yosemite Valley) has reopened for traffic in both lanes.
Planning on taking Highway 120 between now and Easter? Think again. We’ve got alternate routes and the information you need to know.
Here’s an image published by the NPS on Facebook of the rock slide on the Big Oak Flat Road. It’s pretty evident the road will be closed for some time. Do you have photos of the rockfall? Please feel free to send them in and we’ll share them. You can email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to a large rockfall that occurred at approximately 11:30 last evening, the Big Oak Flat Road (the continuation of Highway 120) is closed in Yosemite National Park. The road is closed between the Foresta Junction on Highway 120 (Big Oak Flat Rd.) and the Highway 120/140 (El Portal Road) Junction. Yosemite Valley remains accessible […]
Here’s some more information on the Big Oak Flat Road closure. Yosemite National Park Spokesperson Scott Gediman says a boulder, “the size of a house,” fell into the road and brought with it tree branches and several smaller rocks. Gediman says the best case scenario is that the debris will be removed over the coming […]