TRAVEL ALERT: Travel on Hwy 108 Impacted. Hwy 120 & Yosemite Valley are Open. Read Current Alerts.
TRAVEL ALERT: Travel on Hwy 108 Impacted. Hwy 120 & Yosemite Valley are Open. Read Current Alerts.

Travel Alert

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Updated: 8/14/2018; 9:00am


Upper Highway 108/Dardanelle/Kennedy Meadows:

Highway 108, from 13 miles east of Strawberry/at Eagle Meadows to the Tuolumne County/Mono County line on Sonora Pass is currently closed due to fire.*

Lodging in Pinecrest, Strawberry and other areas along Highway 108, west of the closure is open and accessible. For the most up-to-date road conditions, call Caltrans at 1-800-427-7623. 

*Updated Evacuation Notice: A mandatory evacuation is in effect for Eagle Meadow through Kennedy Meadows. Call your lodging property directly for current information regarding reservations. An evacuation advisory is in effect for Cascade Creek and Mill Creek Campgrounds. For the most current notices, visit www.facebook.com/tuolumnecountysheriff.

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Highway 120/Yosemite:

Highway 120 and the Tioga Road are open through Yosemite, between Tuolumne County destinations and Lee Vining and Highway 395 on the eastern side of the park. Hetch Hetchy Road and dam are open 7am-9pm.

Lodging and destinations along Highway 120, Evergreen Rd. and in the Groveland and Buck Meadows areas are open

NEW: Yosemite Valley has reopened and is accessible by Highway 120/Big Oak Flat Rd. or Highway 140.  Expect variable smoky conditions and limited services.

The Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias is open and accessible via Highway 41 only. The Wawona Road between Wawona and Yosemite Valley remains closed until further notice. The Merced Grove of Giant Sequoias and Glacier Point remain closed until further notice.

Click here to read the latest News Release from Yosemite National Park.


There could be smoky conditions due to fires in the region, which could be heavy at times and variable throughout our area. During times of heavy smoke, visitors should be prepared to limit any strenuous outdoor activity.  Click here to see the current air quality information while considering your outdoor activities.

Visitors wanting assistance with lodging, directions and other information in the area, please call  the Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau at 209-533-4420 or visit our booking engine (the "Find Lodging" box on the right side of this page.)