TRAVEL ALERT: Yosemite Ntl. Park is Open: Reservations Required through Oct 31st. Stanislaus Ntl. Forest is Open with Restrictions. Click for More Information.
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Yosemite National Park Information:Park Entry Requires Reservations

Yosemite is open to the public. Every park visitor must have a reservation to enter the park through October 31st, 2020. For information, go to

The Hetch Hetchy Reservoir area of Yosemite is accessible without a reservation daily 8:00am to 5:00pm. Parking is limited; arrive early.

On November 1st, 2020 Yosemite National Park will be ending their day use reservation system. Learn more here.

Update: 9/25/2020 at 9:20am. This information is generally only updated Monday through Friday during normal business hours.

The Stanislaus National Forest is open to public access with some restrictions. The current forest order restricts activities on the forest to limit fire risk while allowing visitors to enjoy visiting day use sites and allows camping in some developed campgrounds.

Click on the link to read the entire forest order which has VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION about visiting and recreating on the forest. 

Current Weather and Air Quality Conditions:

View area webcams and air quality information, click here.

See Sonora, California's weather forecast here.

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information:

CLICK HERE for information from the California Department of Public Health.

CLICK HERE for information from Tuolumne County officials regarding the Coronavirus/COVID-19.

Tuolumne County Healthy PledgeThe Tuolumne County Healthy Pledge is Tuolumne County’s local business commitment to creating and providing a  clean, safe, and healthy environment for residents and visitors as businesses and organizations reopen following COVID-19 restrictions.
Click on the icon to see the growing list of participating businesses or look for the icon on local business storefronts.

Click Here for Healthy Travel Practices for Your Visit

Current Road Conditions in Tuolumne County:

Updated: 9/25/2020, 9:00am

Highway 108/Sonora Pass:

Highway 120/Tioga Pass:

Call CalTrans for current conditions, 1-800-427-7623.

Call Yosemite National Park for current conditions: 209-372-0200;
press 1, then 1 again.

  • Open for the season. 

  • Highway 120 west of Crane Flat and the Big Oak Flat Road into Yosemite Valley is open year-round.
  • Highway 120 east of Crane Flat and Tioga Pass are Open for the season.

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