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Small-Group Tour of Yosemite from Lake Tahoe
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Dramatic drive starting at elevation 6,100 feet outside of Yosemite Valley and finishing 47 miles later atop Tioga Pass.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Yosemite National Park, CA
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been wanting to go to Tioga pass for 5 years. Finally got a chance, the drive is better from west to east than the other way around

Thank kapildalwani
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This side of the park is a revelation. Even just driving this road and stopping at the many walkable domes and lakes and meadows is a delight. There is also the odd beach, lots of places to swim and picnic. We did the Gaylor Lakes...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have driven Tioga Pass too many times to count. This time we drove over Tioga Pass from Lee Vining into Yosemite National Park in August. The road is very good with scenic mountain views. With the big winter we had, there was still snow...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The quickest way to get into the park is the Tioga Pass. With that being said, it isn't a fast drive but it is quite beautiful. Lots of twists and turns and beautiful views.

Thank IndySig
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Every time, and I mean Every time, we drive through the Tioga entrance to Yosemite the greeter in the gate house smiles and welcomes us cheerfully to the park. They smile and their eyes twinkle and they just seem so happy to see us! They...More

Thank Tavishboo
Reviewed 5 days ago

Snow and high waters in lakes and creeks made this an even more fun adventure this summer. The drive is not for the faint of heart as of course the roads are narrow. DRIVERS PLEASE FOCUS ON THE ROAD. Plan your stops before hand so...More

Thank Ty L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We drove over the pass on our way out of the park en route to Mono Lake. Some stunning views of the mountains, some of which still had snow on the tops. Made a few stops to take photos. Saw a number of plucky cyclists...More

Thank Hepatacyte
Reviewed 6 days ago

Parking is at the entrance. Wonderful area, when the gates are closed you can hike or bike in. Do check out the road conditions before coming to insure safety of your party. Bring a camera. Restrooms are at entrance and the USFS it at the...More

Thank India C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I forced the family to go through the back entrance to Yosemite through the Tioga Pass and after getting to the top at almost 10K feet it was worth it. There was still snow in August and there is some beautiful alpine meadows and lakes...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't rate this place high enough. So beautiful and majestic. Truly awe inspiring scenery that you really need to see in person to fully appreciate A bit scary driving around some of the roads though with all the rock falling signs and recent evidence of...More

Thank Shaun G
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18 July 2017|
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Response from joenumbah1 | Reviewed this property |
likely it will still be open at that time...all depends on the weather..the pass is at higher elevations so I would watch the weather channel a few days before going on the trip just to be on the safe side
30 May 2017|
Response from PacificNWFamily |
Hi Few people use this Q&A feature, so you won't get many replies here. The forum is more active, but it's for conversations. The NPS Mileage chart includes drive times from Yosemite Valley Visitor Center. It's linked to... More
Jana C
16 May 2017|
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Response from PacificNWFamily |
Hi again I think it's better to have a conversation on the Yosemite forum. This seldom viewed Q&A feature is not the best option. Please post a question there and share all the information about your visit. For example... More