Yosemite NP goes to 100% shutdown as Californians ordered to stay home
Yosemite National Park closed on Friday afternoon due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“Yosemite National Park is announcing modifications to operations at the request of the local health department,” park officials said in a statement. “As of 3:00 pm today, Friday, March 20, 2020, Yosemite National Park is closed to all park visitors until further notice. This closure will be enforced 24-hours a day/7-days a week and there will be no access permitted to Yosemite National Park.”