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Blue Jay Fire

Unit Information

Yosemite National Park
National Park Service
P.O. Box 577
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389

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Public Safety Closure Order

Blue Jay Fire Wildfire
News – 10/20/2020

United States Department of the Interior

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

Yosemite National Park

P.O. Box 577

Yosemite, California 95389

PUBLIC SAFETY CLOSURE ORDER

AUTHORITY

Under the authority of 54 U.S.C. Section 100751(a) and Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations §1.5(a)(1) the Superintendent is closing the following portion of the park to public use or certain activities.  This closure is necessary for the following reason(s):

            -Maintenance of public health and safety

CLOSURE AND/OR PUBLIC USE LIMIT

Due to Blue Jay and Wolf Fire activity, the following Yosemite National Park trails are closed to public use:.

-The trails from White Wolf to Harden Lake, Lukens Lake, Ten Lakes, Grant Lake, and the Pate Valley Trail

-The trail from Lukens Lake to Yosemite Creek Campground

-Yosemite Creek Campground trails from Tioga Road to the north rim of Yosemite Valley

-The trail from Tioga Road to Ten Lakes Pass and Grant Lakes.

Trail segments marked as closed on the accompanying map titled Fire Safety Closure Version 6 are closed to all travel.

EXCEPTIONS

There are no exceptions to this order.

DETERMINATION

This Public Safety Closure is required in order to maintain the health and safety of park visitors and employees and to allow fire management operations to continue unimpeded.