2013-04-18 / Front Page

Park announces tentative opening for Tioga Road

Jill Ballinger/GAZETTE EDITOR

Yosemite National Park officials have named tentative opening dates for the Tioga Road and Glacier Point Road.

Park workers began plowing Glacier Point Road on April 22. It will likely open on May 3.

Plowing on the Tioga Road (Highway 120 through Yosemite National Park) will begin April 29. Yosemite spokesperson Kari Cobb said that popular high Sierra route will likely open May 11, barring any storms or safety issues.

Crewmembers plow Tioga Road near Olmsted Point in 2005. Photo: NPS.Crewmembers plow Tioga Road near Olmsted Point in 2005. Photo: NPS.

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