Peak Hour Plus Reservations -Half Day

Yosemite National Park Ticketed Entry

A reservation will be required to drive into or through Yosemite National Park on some days from April 13 through October 27, 2024, for those driving into or through the park between 5 am and 4 pm. Entry fees still appy even with a peak plus hour reservation. Entry fees will be collected at the park only.

Noon/half day reservations must arrive at noon or later on the first day reserved. Day two and day three you may access the park at any time. 

Beginning April 6, 2024 additional reservations will be on sale at 8am PT 7 days prior to arrival. Full day and half day reservations will be released. Half day reservations are permitted to enter at noon. The 7-day booking window is as follows, 

April 6th reservations go on sale for arrival of April 13th

April 7th reservations go on sale for arrival of April 14th

April 13th reservations go on sale for arrival of April 20th

April 14th reservations go on sale for arrival of April 21st and so on. 

One reservation is valid for 3 days. You do not need a separate reservation for everyday you visit. 

Reservation Season Dates

Driving through the park will also require a reservation if entering between 5 am and 4 pm. If you are planning to visit after peak hours, please do not arrive before 4 pm; vehicles blocking roads will be cited. Entrance fees are required and will be collected upon entry.

In support of the summer 2024 Peak Hours+ reservation system, Yosemite National Park is piloting license plate readers (LPR) to improve entrance station efficiency and to understand the effects of the reservation system.

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