Yosemite National Park

Tioga Road
Lee Vining, CA 93541

Toll free phone: 209-372-0200

Local phone: 209-372-0200

Dates Closed: Access to the park from Mammoth Lakes is based on when Tioga Pass (Hwy. 120) is open.

Reservations: May be required during peak hours (6-4, daily)

A spectacular day trip, Yosemite National Park is just a 45-minute drive from Mammoth Lakes. Hike through famous Tuolumne Meadows and dip your toes in Tenaya Lake. Iconic Half Dome , El Capitan and Yosemite Valley waterfalls are a scenic 1.5-hour drive through the park from Tuolumne Meadows. Check the park website for alerts and to make reservations (may be required during peak hours).

Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Overall Rating: 4.5

based on 6751 reviews

Magical views in every direction
One of the most scenic parks in the US. We'd just come from the Grand Canyon. It's a 4 out of 10 compared to Yosemite. Stay in the lodge. Hire the bikes for half a day, get in around 9am as they run...
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My favourite part of a 2.5 week California trip. Its simply gorgeous. We did not get the regular August experience. Storm Hilary meant that temperatures were cooler, it was sometimes misty and...
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Simply stunning
Stunning scenery. Lots to explore. Beautifully clean and cared for. Great trails. Only disappointment was we didn’t see a bear!
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Friendly and professional passenger transportation and shuttle services to or from Mammoth Lakes along the Eastern Sierra corridor. Our range of services provides point-to-point car service, door to door airport shuttles, long distance shuttle service, trailhead transfers for hikers and backpackers, summer sightseeing tours, and limousine services for weddings and...
YARTS provides safe, comfortable and convenient public transit into Yosemite National Park during the summer months as well as connecting to the Merced, CA, airport, Amtrack train and Greyhound bus stations. The bus runs June through September when Tioga Pass (Hwy. 120) is open. Weekend service is available in June and September, with daily trips...