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Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias is closed until spring 2017 - The Mariposa Grove is closed for a restoration project. More

Increase in incidence of plague in western United States in 2015 - Plague, which is carried by infected rodents and their fleas, was detected in rodents and fleas at Crane Flat, Tuolumne Meadows, and Tamarack Flat Campgrounds. The park treated these areas; risk of exposure remains low. Don't touch or feed wildlife More


Yosemite Park Permits and Licensing

Park permits allow the National Park Service to monitor and manage various Yosemite resources. In addition to wilderness permits for overnight backpacking in Yosemite's wilderness, park permits may also be required for commercial filming, bus tours, and guiding, as well as scattering cremated remains, research and collection, and weddings. For more information and a list of  Yosemite permits, visit the NPS website.