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Amazing journey across the Sierra Nevada

Having spent the early morning until early afternoon in Yosemite Valley my husband and I took the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jules V
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Absolute must-see

Tioga road offers amazing views of the Sierra Nevada. You could spend all day stopping to take in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bryan P
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This road, leading to Yosemite's high country, winds through one of the highest mountain passes in the state.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having spent the early morning until early afternoon in Yosemite Valley my husband and I took the Tioga Pass to Lee Vining. What a trip! Wouldn't have liked to be driving a large RV and some of the drops (with no barriers on the roads)...More

Thank Jules V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Tioga road offers amazing views of the Sierra Nevada. You could spend all day stopping to take in the views or hiking. If I lived in the area this would be my go to spot every weekend for something new.

Thank Bryan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take this ride across Yosemite Park and prepare to be amazed. The landscape changes through out the seasons based on snow levels and the melting of the snow pack in the summer. This is the land that feeds the beautiful valley waterfalls. There are several...More

Thank Detarica
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove this road from Lee Vining to Olmsted Point on August 5. Halfway in the afternoon a thunderstorm with heavy rainfall developed just when we were on our way out. I was really scared by all the water on the road and the rockfall...More

Thank ndrhome
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ive been to Yosemite valley before but the scenery at the high sierras are far better. Beautiful. This section is accessible only in summer.

Thank dhandhania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many beautiful things to see on this drive. Magical spots and scenic lakes all the way... keep in mind: pretty much no cell service from start to finish

Thank Elizaveta K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waited for years for this to be open when we could visit...and it was worth it. Great Yosemite scenery and the downhill heading toward Mono Lake is a driving adventure.

Thank mrt1955
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were driving back to Arizona from Seattle and decided to take the "scenic route" through Yosemite National Park on Highway 120. (the Tioga Road). The road had just been cleared of snow and opened the week before (late June 2017). There was still plenty...More

1  Thank Cactuscajun
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were in luck since the road opened the very morning we needed to start driving from Lee Vining towards San Francisco (June 2017). The scenery is stunning! The climate changes with elevation, which goes from high (almost 10 000 feet) at the east side...More

Thank Hanna A
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The area is snow covered area and the road is accessible only in summer.The place is at a height of 9500 ft from MSL.Wonderful snow sierra mountains can be seen.

1  Thank chaitanyaEindohven
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Dina H
26 October 2016|
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Response from Joseph D | Reviewed this property |
The high pass roads are usually closed in November due to snow. Use the Big Oak flat entrance or the South entrance
17 July 2016|
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Response from Nancy E | Reviewed this property |
No problem. The road surface is in excellent condition. Use pullouts to let cars behind you pass by.
18 May 2016|
Response from Nancy E | Reviewed this property |
Going westbound from Lee Vining, there are no drop offs. There are pullouts to let people pass. The road surface is in excellent condition. The drop offs are on the east bound direction between Yosemite and Lee Vining. The... More