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“Fun Drive!”
Review of Tioga Pass

Tioga Pass
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Small-Group Tour of Yosemite from Lake Tahoe
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Owner description: Dramatic drive starting at elevation 6,100 feet outside of Yosemite Valley and finishing 47 miles later atop Tioga Pass.
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fun Drive!”
Reviewed December 20, 2013

As someone who absolutely hates driving, I can honestly say that driving through Yosemite is actually fun to do, not only because there are so many beautiful things to see, but the roads are curvy and fun to drive. There are also a lot of great hikes along the Tioga Pass. My boyfriend and I went in November, and were on edge the entire week before our trip because it had been closed. It opened up the day before we got there and we were so glad that it did because the Mono Pass hike, and Mono Lake are just phenomenal!

Visited November 2013
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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“Would love to claim you opened just for us”
Reviewed December 15, 2013

Fabulous news, when we learned that Tioga pass (Hwy 120) was opening around 12.00 (noon) that day. That alone saved us about a 400 miles detour

There are dozens of beautiful spots to stop, take pictures, look at views, waterfalls, scenes, scapes etc etc etc.

Take your time and allow loads more time than we did - my mistake. Really is worth it

Visited May 2013
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Los Angeles, California
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“amazing views”
Reviewed November 29, 2013

I was a little scared driving our 30ft rental RV through Tioga Pass, but it was fantastic. The road is safe and there is plenty of turnouts you can go into so other cars can pass. Plus there is plenty of opportunities to park and takes photos. It was a highlight of our time in Yosemite.

Visited September 2013
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Miami, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“beautiful”
Reviewed November 22, 2013

we were lucky enough to get to drive this before it closed for the winter and it is just stunning. In early november there were frozen lakes and bits of snow by the side of the road which made it even more magical. Massively reduces the journey out of yosemite when going east as well!

Visited November 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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88 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Nice drive”
Reviewed November 14, 2013

Drive the Tioga Pass to see the difference. We all enjoyed the drive over to Lee Vining and stopped at some great little stops on the way for photo opportunities.

Visited September 2013
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