Yosemite National Park
National Park Service
P.O. Box 577
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
11.12.2020: Yosemite National Park is experiencing winter weather conditions. Tioga Road and Glacier Point Road are currently closed. For road conditions, call 209-372-0200, press 1, then 1.
The Horse Fire was discovered in Wilderness on August 24, 2020 after lightning occurred over the area. It is located on Horse Ridge, southeast of Ostrander Lake.
Residual smoke may be visible in the Ostrander Lake area, and from high country vistas including Glacier Point Road.
Park Managers are working with the local Air Quality Districts and will be monitoring smoke impacts to the park and local communities.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday August 24th, 2020 approx. 10:45 AM|
|Location||The Horse Fire is located in Wilderness near Horse Ridge, 15 miles southeast of Yosemite Valley.|
|Coordinates||37.624 latitude, -119.533 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Timber Litter, Dead and Down
The fire has minimal activity. Fire is smoldering on the southern perimeter.
The strategy for this fire is to monitor.
Winter conditions and precipitation may reduce fire activity. Smoke may be visible from high country vistas, including Glacier Point Road.