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Yosemite National Park Announces Yosemite Valley and Other Areas Will Remain Closed through Sunday, August 5, 2018 Due to Continued Unhealthy Smoke Impacts and Active Firefighting Operations

Yosemite National Park announces Yosemite Valley, Wawona Road, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, the Merced Grove of Giant Sequoias, Hetch Hetchy, and other areas will remain closed to all visitors through Sunday, August 5, 2018 due to continued unhealthy smoke impacts and ongoing firefighting operations. The park will continue …

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Yosemite National Park to Close Due to Significant Smoke Impacts and Hazardous Air Quality

Yosemite National Park announces that the park will close to all visitors and vehicular access due to significant smoke impacts and hazardous air quality throughout the park. All park entrance stations and roads will close beginning at 5:00 pm tonight, Thursday, September 17, 2020. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/yosemite-national-park-to-close-due-to-significant-smoke-impacts-and-hazardous-air-quality.htm

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Smoke From Ferguson Fire To Close Yosemite Valley

Visitors are being ordered to evacuate some parts of Yosemite National Park by noon on Wednesday due to a nearby wildfire. The Ferguson Fire has consumed over 36,000 acres southwest of the park and is only 25 percent contained. Park officials have announced they’re evacuating Yosemite Valley as well as …

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Allegiant Jet Fills With Smoke At Fresno Yosemite Airport

Passengers on an Allegiant Airlines plane had to exit onto the Tarmac at the Fresno Yosemite Airport today after the cabin of their plane filled with smoke. Flight AAY514 landed shortly after noon today on one of Allegiant’s daily runs from Vegas to Fresno. Shortly after landing the plane ran …

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