Tioga Pass, Yosemite National Park
At an elevation of 3,031 m (9,943 ft ), Tioga Pass represents the highest highway pass in the Sierra Nevada. Serving as an entry point for Yosemite National Park, the 95 km (59 mi) stretch of road is considered to be one of the most scenic drives in the Sierras, according to National Geographic magazine. The road winds through forests and meadows and hugs the edge of Tenaya Lake. Along the way, you'll pass by the granite outcroppings and cliffs that Yosemite is known for--you can often spot rock climbers on the cliff faces. The pass features lots of off-the-beaten-path hiking opportunities and numerous picnic spots. Take a look at our Yosemite National Park travel route planner to schedule your visit to Tioga Pass and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Tours to Tioga Pass
Small-Group Tour of Yosemite from Lake Tahoe BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $200
Duration: 14 hours
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Duration: 4 days
Tioga Pass Reviews
요세미티의 정상을 관통하는 도로입니다. 이곳은 계절적으로 열려 있는 시기가 한정되어 있어 이곳을 건너는것은 기적과 같습니다. more »A road that penetrates the top of Yosemite. This is a miracle, as there is a limited seasonal period.
E’ storia, anche se praticamente l’abbiamo superato senza quasi accorgercene perché ci aspettavamo qualche indicazione ben più visibile. E’ comunque uno dei punti più importanti dove la sosta è d’obbl... more »It's history, even if we practically passed it without almost realizing it because we expected some more visible indication. It is still one of the most important points where the stop is a must.. But with some attention you may find that the best points are elsewhere.
Went there in 96, with my husband, what a wonderful place, we hiked in tuolumne meadows and other hikes in the area before driving down to the valley. We took a year of work bought a camper van and travelled all round the states. What a wonderful experience Jude
Very very beautiful and a scenic drive. Fell in love with Yosemite in itself. Must visit place if you visit the National Park
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