Vast majority of Yosemite not affected by Rim Fire for Labor Day weekend

The vast majority of hiking trails and services in Yosemite National Park are not affected by the Rim Fire, which is located approximately 20 miles from Yosemite Valley. The Big Oak Flat north entrance/Highway 120 west remains closed while work continues on the Rim Fire. Highways 41, 140, and 120 from the east (Tioga Road) […]

Yosemite Park still open to visitors despite fire (video)

Most of Yosemite National Park is not affected by the fire and is relatively smoke-free. The northern part of the park is experiencing minor smokiness. Conditions may change if winds shift. However: The Big Oak Flat Road (the continuation of Highway 120 inside Yosemite) and Highway 120 west of Yosemite are closed between the Highway […]