B U L L E T I N
A major fire is burning in the area of El Portal and adjoining Foresta. The park has facilities near there. Evacuations are in effect in these communities. Foresta is an old pre-National Park settlement with rental cabins. They are that is visible near the Big Meadow.
Crane Flat, Bridal Veil and Yosemite creek campgrounds have also been evacuated. 2,000 acres have been burned. Fire crews have responded. It is 0% contained.
The Old Big Oak Flat Road (Highway120) is closed from Crane Flat to the Merced. Hwys 140 and 41 remain as entrances to the park. Visitors from the west (Groveland) should be aware and modify their plans accordingly.