Tioga Pass Scheduled to Open for Summer May 27th for Trips Through Yosemite

Yosemite, CA…Tioga Road (the continuation of Highway 120 through the park) will tentatively open on Thursday, May 27, at 8 am, weather and conditions permitting. Check nps.gov/yose for updates. Please protect wildlife by obeying speed limits. The Tuolumne Meadows Store, Grill, and Post Office will tentatively open on May 28, conditions permitting.

Some trails starting from the Tioga Road are flooded or covered in snow. Please #RecreateResponsibly and be prepared to turn back if you encounter flooding, snow, or other adverse conditions that you’re not prepared for. Remain on trails through sensitive meadows even if they’re flooded. Wilderness permit reservations for backpackers are available up to four days in advance. Visit https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/wildpermits.htm for details.

A reservation is required to drive into Yosemite: https://go.nps.gov/reserve.

Source = YNP