YOSEMITE – Tioga Road has reopened to through traffic as of noon on Saturday, Sept.14. State Route 120 (Tioga Road) had been closed from Crane Flat to White Wolf, within Yosemite National Park.
Visitors will have access to Yosemite Valley from Highway 395 via SR-120. However, due to continued fire activity in the area, stopping along the roadway is strictly prohibited.
The public is advised to use extreme caution as firefighting activities continue in the area and visibility may be reduced due to smoke.
For current road conditions in the park visit: http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/traffic.htm.
Current road conditions can also be found at Caltrans’ website: www.dot.ca.gov or by calling Caltrans District 10 Public Affairs Office at (209) 948-7977.
The area burned by the Rim Fire within Yosemite National Park remains closed due to hazardous conditions. Rim Fire Stanislaus National Forest closures remain in effect. For forest closure information visit www.fs.usda.gov/stanislaus