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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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11 - 20 of 612 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took this pass as our way out of Yosemite. Be sure to budget plenty of time to take pictures because you will be stopping a lot. We saw bears and deer along with lots of snow and mountain views.

3  Thank Pat C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

it's a drive that can be a little scary at times owing to the steep drop-off on one side but it does reward you with spectacular views right before entering the Yosemite National Park proper...go slow and pull to the turn-offs when someone's behind you...More

Thank joenumbah1
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Driving from Death Valley in the morning to arriving into Yosemite by the afternoon was an amazing contrast, with the arid landscape of the desert transitioning into the lush green of Yosemite. Be aware this road is only open in the summer but offers the...More

2  Thank WillMarks
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We have taken this route several times to get to Mono Lake and Body the ghost town. Lovely scenery as you come down out of the park.

2  Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is something you must do in your life! Not to mention drive all the way through if you can to the Majestic. I am very well-traveled yet must say...there is nothing like Yosemite on a non-crowded day like in November. Amazing! I have driven...More

1  Thank Ashbecker1
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We drove over the Tioga Pass on the portion of our road trip from Death Valley to Yosemite Village. We did not realise, when we planned our trip, that the Tioga Road could still be closed at the end of May! Luckily it opened just...More

10  Thank Allan S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is my favorite get away from the tourist and yet every time you come around the corner there's something new to see, pull over check out those small lakes. The Beautiful view Half Dome from high up like 9000 ft try it right as...More

2  Thank mdauth58
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

An incredible drive, the best we have ever done so far in the US. Every corner you turned the views just got better and better. Tenaya lake was a lovely spot to stop at and have a paddle.

4  Thank becki29031990
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is a great quick way to get through to death valley and Vegas from the West coast when the road is open. It is the highest crossing of the Rockies and is open in Spring summer fall, but is closed with the first heavy...More

3  Thank Andyk2121
Reviewed 24 February 2017

If you plan to drive the tioga pass, make sure you check with the local authorities to see whether it is open well ahead of your planned trip.

1  Thank Tony A
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18 July 2017|
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