Current Travel Conditions
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Current Road and Travel Conditions in Tuolumne County:
Updated: 7/25/2023, 3:45pm

This information is generally only updated Monday through Friday during normal business hours as needed. Check websites and call the numbers listed for the most current information.

Highway 120 and Yosemite Road Conditions:

Yosemite National Park is experiencing long lines at the park entrances, traffic congestion, and limited parking. Click here for tips for visiting Yosemite.

Check for updates as conditions can change at anytime. 

  • Highway 120 East, Tioga Pass is OPEN for the season. Note: There is not food service, store, or water along the route; bring food and water. There is a general information desk near the Tuolumne Meadows Visitors Center, 9:00am-5:00pm, and the Wilderness Center is open 8:00am-5:00pm. Use caution as brief delays are possible on several sections of the road for repairs.

  • Highway 120 West, the Big Oak Flat Road within Yosemite is OPEN. 

  • Hetch Hetchy Reservoir is open daily, 7:00am-9:00pm.

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

Please protect wildlife by obeying speed limits. 

Highway 108/Sonora Pass Road Conditions:

Call CalTrans for current conditions at 1-800-427-7623 or view QuickMaps or Current Road Conditions.

Highway 108/Sonora Pass is OPEN for the season.

Stay Safe in Extreme Heat

✔️ Stay hydrated; drink extra water.
✔️ Limit outdoor activities.
✔️ Wear lightweight, loose clothing.
✔️ Plan to be in air conditioned buildings on extremely hot days.
✔️ Keep your pets hydrated and cool, and don't leave them in vehicles or unattended.
✔️ Check on friends and family members.

Read more about what to do indoors in Tuolumne County.

View point on Lake Don Pedro
Stanislaus National Forest Temporary High Hazard Fire Restrictions

As of July 26, 2023, temporary restrictions are in effect through December 31, 2023 to reduce the risk of wildfire. They include and are not limited to "Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire,campfire, or stove fire, except in the Developed Recreation Sites." Read the entire order with all of the restrictions here.

Help Prevent Wildfires

1. Secure chains and other hanging metal objects on your vehicle so that they do not drag on the ground.
2. Do not park on dry grass or vegetation.
3. Only have campfires in designated areas.
4. Completely extinguish campfires.
5. Keep wind conditions in mind before having a campfire.
6. Do not burn food or trash.
7. Properly discard cigarettes and cigarette butts.
8. Watch air quality and prescribed fire information.
9. Get a campfire permit.

Sign up to receive emergency alerts on your phone and by email.

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


Click for pinpoint forecasts from the National Weather Service
Sonora    |   Groveland    |   Hetch Hetchy Reservoir   |  Twain Harte   |   Pinecrest

Air Quality:

Click here to see the current air quality data while considering your outdoor activities.

View Local Webcams:
Note: These webcams are not operated by Visit Tuolumne County.

Groveland (Pine Mountain Lake Airport, off of Highway 120)

Groveland (CalTrans webcam, Highway 120; elevation 2,800 ft.)

Twain Harte (Highway 108 corridor; elevation 4,000 ft.)

Dodge Ridge Mountain Resort Webcams (Highway 108 corridor; elevation 8,200 ft. and 6,600 ft.)

Yosemite National Park

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