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This information is generally only updated Monday through Friday during normal business hours as needed.

AttentionALL Yosemite National Park visitors will need a reservation to enter the park May 21st through September 30th, 2021.
Click Here to Find Out About Required Reservations.

Also, note that the Free Yosemite Valley Shuttle will not operate in 2021.


Please help prevent wildfires by:

✔️Make sure your chains are not dragging from your vehicle or RV while driving
✔️Don't park a hot car over dry grass
✔️Only have campfires in designated areas and know the regulations for your location
✔️Properly extinguish campfires by drenching it in water (even if it looks extinguished there could be embers)
✔️Keep wind conditions in mind before having a campfire
✔️Don't burn food or trash in a campfire

Click here for more tips for a safe and happy visit.


Stay Safe in Extreme Heat:

✔️Stay hydrated; drink extra water
✔️Limit outdoor activities on extremely hot days
✔️Plan to be in air conditioned buildings
 on extremely hot days
✔️Keep your pets hydrated and cool
✔️Check on friends and family members


Current Road Conditions in Tuolumne County:

Updated: 7/9/2021, 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.

  • Sonora Pass is OPEN.

  • Highway 120 in Yosemite and the Big Oak Flat Road into Yosemite Valley is OPEN.
  • Hetch Hetchy Road is OPEN.
  • Highway 120 east of Crane Flat and Tioga Pass: OPEN. Expect some delays due to road construction.
  • Check nps.gov/yose for updates. Please protect wildlife by obeying speed limits. 





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.
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


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.


Current Weather and Air Quality Conditions:

View area webcams and air quality information, click here.

See Sonora, California's weather forecast here.


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