YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park has announced that Tioga Road (Highway 120 East) will open for the season to all vehicular traffic on Monday, May 21, at 9 a.m.
There will be limited services available along the route, say park officials, and all campgrounds along Tioga Road remain closed.
There is no anticipated opening date for the Tuolumne Meadows store and the Tuolumne Meadows Visitor Center.
Also, be prepared before you go, as there is no gasoline available along Tioga Road. The closest gas station is located at Crane Flat.
All motorists should drive with caution and be aware of possible hazards in the roadway including rocks, debris and water. The roadway may be impacted by incoming storm activity, including snow and icy driving conditions, over the next week.
Tioga Road may temporarily close due to weather and unsafe driving conditions at any time.
Yosemite National Park is open year-round, however Tioga Road is a seasonal route through Yosemite, typically open from late spring to early fall.
For updated 24-hour road and weather conditions for Yosemite National Park, please call 209-372-0200.