Alternate Routes to Yosemite During Rim Fire

Yosemite Valley and Tuolumne Meadows destinations are accessible even with fire-supression activities along the Tioga Road portion of Hwy 120, due to the Rim Fire. Expand the sections below to see directions, digital maps, and estimated travel times.

More Information on the Rim Fire and how it is affecting Yosemite.

From San Francisco Bay Area

To:  Yosemite Valley
I80 East 
Continue I580 East
Continue I205 East
Continue I5 North
Continue CA120 East
Google Map of Directions to Yosemite Valley
Estimated Driving Time: 3 hours 27 min.

 

To: Tuolumne Meadows
I80 East
Continue US50 East
Continue CA89 South
Continue CA88 East/CA89 South, Continue US395 South
Continue CA120 West
Google Map of Directions to Tuolumne Meadows
Estimated Driving Time: 5 hours 38 min.

From Los Angeles and Southern CA

To Yosemite Valley
I 5 N
CA 99 North
CA 41 North (Yosemite)
See Map of Directions to Yosemite Valley
Estimated Driving Time: 5 hous 19 min.

To Tuolumne Meadows
State Route 14 N
Continue - US395 North
Continue - CA 120 West
See Map of Directions to Tuolumne Meadows
Estimated Driving Time: 5 hours 36 min.

From Las Vegas, NV

To Yosemite Valley
US 15 S toward Barstow
CA 58 West toward Bakersfield
CA 395 North to Lee Vining
CA 120 West into Yosemite
Follow CA 120 to Yosemite Valley
See Map of Directions to Yosemite Valley
Estimated Driving Time: 7 hours 45 min.

To Tuolumne Meadows
US 15 S toward Barstow
CA 58 West toward Bakersfield
CA 395 North to Lee Vining
CA 120 West into Yosemite
See Map of Directions to Tuolumne Meadows
Estimated Driving Time: 6 hours 45 min.