Highway 140

The Ferguson Project entering Yosemite National Park (Yosemite Experience)

Yosemite Approach To Be Protected From Rock Slides With Elegant New Design

Yosemite National Park is one of the most beautiful places on earth, if you can get there. Rock slides have plagued one of three primary routes into the valley in recent years. That’s about to change, thanks to a $133 million project that will also beautify the Highway 140 approach.

03/20/2015

Lake McClure (credit: Yosemite Experience)

The Three Yosemite Gateways

There are still 3 roads open to Yosemite all winter, Highway 140, Highway 41, John Muir Hwy and Highway 120…

01/12/2015

Rim Fire Continues To Burn Near Yosemite National Park

Yosemite’s Rim Fire Leads To Road Closures Ahead of Labor Day Weekend

A portion of Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park is being closed for the Labor Day weekend as firefighters look to stop the spread of the Rim Fire.

08/29/2013

Storm damage blocks Highway 120 near Yosemite (National Park Service)

Rockfall Closes Major Road Into Yosemite Park

Some boulders fell shortly around 11:30 p.m. Sunday onto Big Oak Flat Road, the continuation of Highway 120 into Yosemite Valley. It’s the main route into the park from the San Francisco Bay area.

01/23/2012

A fire burning in rugged terrain engulfs a roadway near Yosemite National Park on Thursday, August 15, 2011. (CBS Viewer)

Highway Opened, Evacuations Lifted Amid Fire Near Yosemite

The Forest Service says a fire burning outside of Yosemite National Park is now 50-percent contained after officials brought in more manpower to fight the blaze.

CBS San Francisco–08/30/2011

A fire burning in rugged terrain engulfs a roadway near Yosemite National Park on Thursday, August 15, 2011. (CBS Viewer)

Crews Make Progress On Fire Near Yosemite Access Road

Fire officials are reporting steady progress overnight in fighting a large wildfire outside Yosemite National Park.

CBS San Francisco–08/29/2011

A fire burning in rugged terrain engulfs a roadway near Yosemite National Park on Thursday, August 15, 2011. (CBS Viewer)

Yosemite Access Highway Closed As Fire Rages

The main highway into Yosemite National Park remained closed Friday as firefighters continued to battle a wildfire outside of the park.

CBS San Francisco–08/26/2011

Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park

Fire Closes Highway 140 Near Yosemite National Park

One of the main entrances into Yosemite National Park is closed as a wildfire burns just outside the park.

CBS San Francisco–08/25/2011