Peak hours 5 am - 4 pm PT. Your reservation is good for 3 consecutive days beginning with the day of arrival reserved. Only one day use reservation is required for the vehicle and all occupants.
Your reservation is valid for 3 consecutive days, beginning the day of arrival reserved. Visitors arriving on foot or bicycle do not require a day use reservation. Peak hour reservations must be purchased online at Recreation.gov or using the Recreation.gov mobile app. Reservations will not be sold at the park. Peak hour reservations are nonrefundable, nontransferable, and resale or auction of reservations is prohibited.
Only one peak hour reservation is required for the vehicle and all occupants. Visitors are allowed up to 1 private vehicle or 1 motorcycle peak hour reservation every three days. Reservation holder must be in the vehicle or on the motorcycle at the time of entry and prepared to show photo ID.
Photo ID and Pass must be presented at entry station with peak hour ticket confirmation or will be charged the full entry fee. Please be prepared to pay with credit or debit card only.
Please have a printed or digital copy of your peak hour reservation and photo ID available on the day of arrival and each day you reenter. Reservations are valid for three consecutive days beginning with the day of arrival reserved. Pass holders must provide Interagency or Park Pass for validation or will be required to pay the entrance fee, credit card and debit only.
Peak hours are 5 a.m. PT to 4 p.m. PT. Only visitors with a peak hour reservations may enter the park between 5 am PT and 4 pm PT.
Visitors with overnight reservations in the park (wilderness permits, campground or lodging) or a Half Dome permit will not need a peak hour reservation. Have your photo ID, Half Dome or wilderness permit, campground or lodging reservation confirmation ready to show at entrance station. Entry fee is still required.
If you cancel up to 24 hours in advance of arrival the reservation will be available to another visitor. Please cancel if not using reservation.The $2 reservation fee is non-refundable.
Tickets can not be sold, auctioned or transferred
For additional information about entry tickets, please visit Frequently Asked Questions About Yosemite National Park Peak Hour Reservations .