Yosemite Area Weather Alert

Winter Storm Warning issued March 26 at 2:15AM PDT until March 28 at 5:00AM PDT by NWS

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT THURSDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 7000 feet. Total snow accumulations of one to two feet likely. Localized snow amounts of around three feet possible along the crest. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph on exposed ridgetops and near the crest.

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John Muir trail signs remind hikers to carry their permits

Photo credit Peter Maiwald

The 2019 preseason lottery is open from March 13  through March 31

Photo of Horsetail Fall glowing orange in a February sunset

Mid-February is the time to see this natural light show (weather permitting).

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Online travel services are not always worth the convenience they provide.

Sunset view of Yosemite valley after fresh snow

A wintertime visit to Yosemite offers visitors plenty of excitement and beauty.

Image of an ice skater on Tenaya Lake

Early Winter in 2011 was uniquely both cold and dry, allowing visitors to reach a well-frozen Tenaya Lake.

Winter in Yosemite is often under-appreciated, and always rewarding!

Image of bright red and gold fall leaves

Fall can be a stunning time to visit the Yosemite area!

Image of a cattle drive through Fish Camp

Every year the Three Bar Ranch near Raymond, CA moves their herd through Fish Camp, on their way to the Quartz Mountain high country for the summer.

Want to catch a glimpse of Cowboy history?

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