Yosemite National Park Ticketed Entry

Yosemite National Park

First protected in 1864, Yosemite National Park is not just a great valley, but a shrine to human foresight, the strength of granite, the power of glaciers, the persistence of life, and the tranquility of the High Sierra.   

Starting on March 1, Day Use Entry reservations will not be required to enter Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is working closely with federal, state, and local public health authorities, as well as the four surrounding counties (Mariposa, Tuolumne, Madera, and Mono), to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of park visitors, employees, and partners continues to be our number one priority. For more detailed information, please visit : https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/covid19.htm 

Every vehicle entering the park must pay an entry fee. If you have an annual or lifetime pass it will be accepted as your entrance fee, Valid entrance passes accepted are: Yosemite National Park Annual Pass, Interagency Annual Pass, Interagency Senior Pass, Interagency Access Pass, Interagency Volunteer Pass, Interagency Military Pass, Interagency 4th Grade Pass, Veteran's Military Pass, Gold Star Military Pass, Golden Age, and Golden Access.    

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Day use reservations will be available beginning 8 a.m. PST on February 1st for arrivals February 8th through February 28th.  

Another batch of day use reservations will be available everyday 2 days in advance of arrival, for example on February 5th at 8 a.m. PST reservations can be reserved for February 7th, or February 6th at 8 a.m. PST reservations can be made of February 8th.  

Day-use reservations are valid for seven consecutive days and must be validated on the first day that your reservation is scheduled to begin.

Changes and Cancellations

Cancellations must be made up to 24 hours in advance of your first day of arrivals for a refund, minus the $2 processing fee. No refunds for no shows or cancellations after the 24 hour window. Please cancel your reservation if you do not plan on using it. 

Pass Holders

Please select your ticket type, and you will be prompted to apply your pass information in the Order Details as you proceed through checkout. If you have ordered a pass online and it has not arrived, but the pass will arrive by the time you visit Yosemite National Park, you will have an option to apply that pass to your order. If you plan on purchasing your pass when you arrive at Yosemite, you will have an option to apply that pass to your order. You will be charged for your pass upon your arrival.  

Pass holders are required to pay the $2.00 non-refundable reservation fee. Be prepared to show your annual or lifetime pass and your timed entry reservation ticket. 

Contact Information

Mailing Address

9003 Village Dr Yosemite National Park CA 95389

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