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Address: Yosemite National Park, CA
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Dramatic drive starting at elevation 6,100 feet outside of Yosemite Valley...

Dramatic drive starting at elevation 6,100 feet outside of Yosemite Valley and finishing 47 miles later atop Tioga Pass.

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Great drive

I love a good road trip and Tioga Pass fit the bill perfectly. So many places to stop and admire the wonderful Yosemite National Park and lakes etc and even after you leave the... read more

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Adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love a good road trip and Tioga Pass fit the bill perfectly. So many places to stop and admire the wonderful Yosemite National Park and lakes etc and even after you leave the park heading towards Lee Vining the downhill stretch is spectacular. A great drive that I highly recommend

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Summer is the only time to see Tioga because it is closed most of the year. Sierra High Country at its most beautiful time. Green grass, gray granite, blue skies and...oh yeah, the occasional forest fire so be careful please. It is a fragile environment to fire. Olmstead Point has the best views. #12 if you use the shuttle.

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Greenwood, Indiana, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We drove from Yosemite Valley Lodge to Las Vegas. Left at 7:00AM. Beautiful, uncrowded drive through Tioga Pass. Drive the speed limit! Do not just drive fast-you will miss the whole point of the drive! Many twists and turns and gorgeous views. Took us about an hour and a half to get from Yosemite Valley Lodge to the park exit... More 

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Reeds Spring, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we took this drive on our way out of the park headed to Bridgeport California it was beautiful route to take still had some snow amazing views. if you have time take the drive you will be glad you did

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took it all in on our way to Gaylor Lakes. What a great day! The weather was absolutely perfect - lucky us!

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San Francisco CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The drive on Tioga Road to Tioga Pass and down to Lee Vining with the eerily beautiful Mono Lake is one of the most spectacular drives in the world, well worth the time, and where we take every European visitor who we bring to Yosemite.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice lake views before the pass - and rushing creeks after it during May. Lunch first at the Mobile station right at the turnoff to head up pass.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We travelled up from Death Valley which is a 5 hour drive. The Toga pass is only open for 2 moths a year due to snow but we didn't expect to see snow on the mountains in July. It was an impressive sight to see, seeing that us Aussi's don't see that much snow in Summer. There was many places... More 

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preston, lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing drive with spectacular views. Quite scary in places but certainly worth it. Takes about 2 hours to get through.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We passed through Tioga Pass going out of the Park, and it was absolutely worth it! The drive itself was a real treat for us as we got to see so many gorgeous,picture-perfect spots along the way. Stop if you can and just savour the sights!!!! There were still some melting snow when we drove through and it just made... More 

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