The Meadow Fire burning in Little Yosemite Valley of Yosemite National Park grew overnight to 4,400 acres, nearly doubling in size. The fire has progressed rapidly and “in multiple directions,” according to the park service.
The superintendent of the park has designated a portion of Yosemite wilderness closed to hikers, climbers and the rest of the public.
The map below shows the closed areas.
Features and facilities that are closed include, but are not limited to:
Little Yosemite Valley
The John Muir Trail between Little Yosemite Valley and Long Meadow.
All routes on Half Dome including the Cables, NW Regular Route, and Snake Dike.
Sunrise and Merced Lake High Sierra Camps and backpackers’ camps.
The Sunrise Trail south of the Tenaya Lake Trail junction.
Clouds Rest, Sunrise Lakes, Emeric Lake, and Babcock Lake.
These trails and areas remain open:
The Mist, John Muir, and Panorama Trails to the top of Nevada Fall.
Vogelsang Backpackers’ Camp.
The Tenaya Lake Trail
Fletcher Creek Trail between Vogelsang and Merced Lake Ranger Station
This map shows the extent of the fire: