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Big Oak Flat Road Closed, Travel Hazards In Yosemite

YOSEMITE — The Big Oak Flat Road in Yosemite National Park (Hwy 120) is currently closed from Crane Flat to Foresta due to a rockfall.  On Sunday morning, Feb. 5, debris and several boulders fell into the road.

There is no access to Yosemite Valley via The Big Oak Flat Road.  Park road crews have been working to clear the roadway.  At this time, there is no estimated time that the road will reopen.

There is also water and debris on both the El Portal Road (Hwy 140) and Wawona Road (Hwy 41). All visitors coming to Yosemite National Park are encouraged to drive with caution. Several storm systems will be moving through Yosemite National Park over the next several days. Temporary road closures may go into effect at any time for the safety of park visitors.

For updated 24-hour road and weather conditions for Yosemite National Park, please call 209-372-0200 and press 1.

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