Yosemite Likely Off-Limits Until June Due to Heavy Snow

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There’s so much snow at Yosemite National Park that the popular tourist spots will likely stay off-limits until June. It’s looking to be a shorter summer season this year with well over 100-inches of snow on the ground at the 86-hundred-foot level. Park rangers say Tioga and Glacier Point roads will not reopen before Memorial Day. They’re expecting to keep the Yosemite Valley campgrounds, the cables to Half Dome, public restrooms, and many trails closed later than usual. The most recent Sierra storm dumped about 26-inches of fresh powder. Some snow showers are expected next week.