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Yosemite Fire Updates

YOSEMITE – Oct. 16, 2020 – There are multiple fires burning in Yosemite National Park. Each fire is burning in fire adapted ecosystems in Wilderness. There are trail closures in effect. All fires may be visible from Tioga Road (Highway 120 through Yosemite National Park), Glacier Point, and high country vistas. Smoke from each fire is settling locally at night, ...

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California Fire Updates: Nearly 9,000 Firefighters Remain on the Frontlines

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 15, 2020 – Today Nearly 9,000 firefighters remain on the frontlines of 21 wildfires across the state, 12 of which remain major incidents.  Late last night, a new fire erupted near Redlands in San Bernardino County quickly growing to 100 acres. In addition, firefighters across the State responded to 26 new wildfires that were quickly contained. A ...

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Visit Yosemite Madera County

10.15.20 Daily Conditions Report    CALIFORNIA ROAD CONDITIONS 10.15.20    Weather Report20201015 For current and upcoming local events, please visit our website at:  https://www.yosemitethisyear.com/whats-happening Great news from Yosemite:  MARIPOSA GROVE is OPEN!!! Parking is available (until full) at the Mariposa Grove Welcome Plaza. There are approximately 300 parking spaces and it may fill by mid-morning. Access to Mariposa Grove is ...

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Visit Yosemite Madera County Updates

OAKHURST – Oct. 14, 2020 – Please find today’s Daily Conditions, Weather Report, and updated CA Road Conditions attached. 10.14.20 Daily Conditions Report      CALIFORNIA ROAD CONDITIONS 10.14.20      Weather Report20201014        Visit Yosemite/Madera County Click here for Creek Fire Updates:  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7147/ Half Dome Cables Down Today The Half Dome Cables are being taken down Wednesday, October ...

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California Fire Updates: Critical Fire Weather Remains

CALIFORNIA –  Oct. 14, 2020 – Today over 11,000 firefighters remain on the frontlines of 20 wildfires across the state, 13 of which remain major incidents.  Yesterday, firefighters across the State responded to 24 new wildfires, all of which were quickly contained. The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for many parts of Northern California due to ...

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Visit Yosemite Madera County

Weather Report 20201013              10.13.20 Daily Conditions Report YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK – Yosemite Trails will be resuming horseback rides this Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020.  Online tickets are available at www.YosemiteTrails.com or by calling 559-683-7611. Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad Halloween Limited: October 29th – 31st the YSPRR will be having a special Halloween train. Goody ...

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Significant Progress Made on Many of the California Fires

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 10, 2020 – More than 13,800 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 21 major wildfires across the state. Several of the fires are over 95% contained and no growth is expected, yet full containment likely wouldn’t be reached until rainfall occurs. Yesterday, firefighters also responded to 19 new wildfires, quickly bringing full containment to all. Since ...

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Virtual Yosemite: Lyell Canyon Trail

Image of Lyell Canyon in Yosemite.

For the interactive 360° VR experience, go to: https://www.virtualyosemite.org/virtual-tour/#node276 One of the hiking gems in Yosemite’s high country is the Lyell Canyon Trail, which extends for almost eight miles from the Yosemite Valley Lodge to the base of Donohue Pass at the southeast border of the park.  The most amazing aspect to this unique wilderness trail is that it’s almost ...

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Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad Opens After Creek Fire Closure

FISH CAMP, CA. – Due to the closure of the Sierra National Forest in September, the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad was forced to cool the engines of their two antique steam locomotives. While the entirety of Sierra National Forest remains closed temporarily, Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad has received special permission to restart operations. Right on time for beautiful fall weather and nature’s ...

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