Tioga Road

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Tioga Road/Big Oak Flat Road

Address:c/o Yosemite National Park
PO Box 577
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389

Web: www.nps.gov/yose/ Description:Crossing the valleys and ridges of Yosemite National Park, the byway offers spectacular views of towering granite peaks, pristine lakes, wildflower-covered meadows, and lush evergreen forests with Giant Sequoia groves. The highest automobile pass in California includes elevation changes of more than one mile from west to east. Highlights of the drive include the 9,945-foot Tioga Pass, Tuolumne Meadows, Crane and Big Oak Flat, the Merced and Tuolumne Sequoia Groves, Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, Yosemite Valley, Mariposa Grove, and Historic Wawona.
Legth: 64 miles. Start/Endpoint: Traverses Yosemite National Park in an east/west direction from SR 120 at Tioga Pass to the western entrance of the park at Big Oak Flat. Time to Allow: 1.5 - 2 hours Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (1996).

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