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Current Road Conditions in Tuolumne County:

Updated: 12/30/2021, 12:00pm

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

Highway 108/Sonora Pass:


Highway 120/Tioga Pass:

Call CalTrans for current conditions, 1-800-427-7623.
Or View QuickMaps or Current Road Conditions


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

  • CLOSED for the season at the seasonal closure gate (Sno Park east of Leland Meadows).
Call CalTrans for the most current information and chain control and closure locations as they can change.

  • Highway 120 East /Tioga Pass: This route is closed for the season.

  • Highway 120/The Big Oak Flat Road into Yosemite Valley is open year-round but may temporarily close due to storms. Call ahead for current information.

  • The Hetch Hetchy Road is open year-round but may temporarily close due to storms. Call ahead.

    Check nps.gov/yose for updates as conditions can change at anytime. 

Please protect wildlife by obeying speed limits. 






Before heading to the mountains for winter fun...

Winterize Your Vehicle: Check tires, battery, wiper blades, brakes, heater, fluids and lights

Pack an Emergency Supply Kit: First-Aid kit, food, water, flashlights, blankets, warm clothes

Carry tire chains and check the road conditions at 1-800-427-7623




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.


View area webcams and air quality information, click here.


Weather forecasts from the National Weather Service:

Sonora, California

Twain Harte, California

Pinecrest, California

Groveland, California

Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park


✔️Make sure your chains are not dragging from your vehicle or RV while driving
✔️Don't park a vehicle 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.

Be Prepared:

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