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JUNE 28 - JULY 4(posted June 27)
Thursday: Sunny weather with continued mild temperatures are expected during this reporting period. A prescribed management fire is underway this week near the Big Oak Flat entrance. A chance of smoke on the road may affect visibility; short traffic delays are possible.
Monday: Holiday traffic with a chance of congestion is likely. Day and night road work will continue on Wawona Road and secondary roads around Wawona - expect short traffic delays.
Tuolumne Meadows: Cool air and magnificent views can be experienced in the high country. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early to minimize their wait at the entrance stations and to maximize their success in finding parking. Please remember to park in defined parking areas only. Watch out for wildlife crossing the roadways!
The traffic forecast is currently based on an average of the three most recent years of traffic data for the locations of Yosemite Valley, Wawona, and Tuolumne area. Low, Medium and High forecast levels have been assigned based on historic hourly and daily traffic volumes that have been determined to result in varying levels of traffic congestion. During low traffic days and hours, one can generally expect free flowing traffic and general availability of parking. During medium traffic days and hours, one can expect slightly slower traffic, with occasional pockets of congestion and a low availability of parking. For high traffic days and hours, expect slow traffic, frequent congestion and a difficult time finding available parking.
Historic Average Daily Traffic Volume
We ask for patience and understanding as we work to help you enjoy and experience the Yosemite region.