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6844 ft.
Starting Point of Byway Tioga Road
This Byway starts from United States Highway #395 off thje town of Lee Vining, California, located in Mono County, California. Lee Vining is situated near Lee Vining Canyon, one of two ice climbing venues in California. East entrance to Yosemite National Park, Mono Lake, Tioga Road/Bi Oak Flat Road Byway runs through the Tioga Pass, which is the highest mountain pass, in Sierra Nevada Mountains in California.
0.1
0.2
6893 ft.
Access
Vista Point Road leads to Mono Lake, Como Lake
1.0
1.6
7152 ft.
Utility Road

1.2
1.9
7201 ft.
Log Cabin Mine Road
Leads to Log Cabin Mine.
1.7
2.7
7215 ft.
Access
Crosses Lee Vining Creek.
3.4
5.4
7398 ft.
Poole Power Plant Road

9.6
15.5
9528 ft.
Ellery Lake
Located in Yosemite National Park, on the Tioga Pass Road, California. Kayaking and fishing are popular here.
9.8
15.8
9524 ft.
Saddlebag Lake Road
North to Camp Ground Bernetville, Campground Saddlebag, Campground Sawmill, located on and near Saddlebag Lake, a lake created by Saddlebag Dam, in the Yosemite National Park Area off Tioga Pass Road, California.
10.0
16.1
9554 ft.
Tioga Pass Resort
Located by the roadside of Tioga Pass Road, in Yosemite National Park, California.
10.8
17.3
9662 ft.
Tioga Lake
A small glacier-carved lake in the Inyo National Forest, on Tioga Pass Road at the entrance of Yosemite National Park, California. Tioga Lake offers spectacular views, as well as trout fishing, a picnic area, and a 13-site managed campground.
11.1
17.9
9721 ft.
Trail
To Bennetville, California. Several Ponds are spotted on the trail, a wagon trail, entrance to Old Mines.
11.9
19.2
9934 ft.
Yosemite Entrance
Entrance at Tioga Pass, Ranger Station, Tuolumne Meadows Pond, Gaylor Lake, located at a distance of 30 mins walk from the Yosemite Entrance on the Tioga Pass Road.
13.4
21.6
9705 ft.
Access
Access road/trail through the Yosemite National Park, Parker Pass Creek, near Mono Pass, California.
13.7
22.1
9633 ft.
Sierra Pond
East of Tioga Pass Road, California.
14.5
23.4
9449 ft.
Dana Fork, Tuolumne River

16.0
25.8
9245 ft.
A Trail
Runs through Yosemite National Park. This mountain road leads to two ponds close to the Tioga Pass Road in the Yosemite National Park, California.
19.0
30.5
8599 ft.
Yosemite National Park Road
Cathdral Peak, Lembert Dome, Tuolumne Meadows, Lembert Dome, a granite dome in Yosemite National Park, California; it soars 800 feet above Tuolumne Meadows and the Tuolumne River and can be hiked starting at the Tioga Road in the heart of Tuolumne Meadows. The Parsons Memorial Lodge is a small building built by the Sierra Club at the northern end of Tuolumne Meadows of Yosemite National Park, which is a National Historic landmark. Ranger Station, Falls on Dana Fork of Tuolumne River near Tuolumne Lodge.
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30.7
8583 ft.
Toulumne Meadows
A gentle, dome-studded meadowy section of the Tuolumne River in Yosemite National Park. Tuolumne Meadows has a good view of the Cathedral Range, Lembert Dome and Mount Dana. Camping is available at the Tuolumne Meadows campground. Excellent hiking and rock climbing are accessible from Tuolumne Meadows, on the Tioga Pass Road in Yosemite National Park.
20.0
32.2
8589 ft.
Yosemite Park National Road
North to Soda Springs Parsons Memorial Lodge, Glen Aulin Trails, Tuolumne Meadows, Pothole Dome, located in Yosemite National Park, along the Tioga Pass Road.
20.2
32.5
8579 ft.
Tuolumne Meadows Visito Center
South of highway.
20.7
33.3
8570 ft.
Cathedral Lakes Trail
This trail offers grand views of Unicon Peak, Cathedral Peak and Sawtooth range mountains, reaches Cathedral Lakes, Cathedral Peak is the crowning summit of the Cathedral Range, a mountain range in the south-central portion of Yosemite National Park in Tuolumne County, California.
25.7
41.4
8304 ft.
View from Highway
View of Medicott Dome, Pywiack Dome.
27.1
43.6
8186 ft.
Tenaya Lake
A lake in Yosemite National Park, located between Yosemite Valley and Tuolumne Meadows, Campground Tenaya Lake, popular spot for camping for tourists on Tioga Pass Road, in Yosemite National Park, California.
28.4
45.7
8228 ft.
Trails near Tenaya Lake

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46.9
8396 ft.
Olmsted Point
A viewing area on Tioga Pass Road, located in Yosemite National Park, like Glacier Point that offers an amazing view of Half Dome, Tenaya Canyon, and elevated view of Tenaya Lake.
30.9
49.8
8553 ft.
Access
Access Road to May Lake in Yosemite National Park, is a Lake and a high Sierra Camp, Tents and Cabins are offered here at Campground MayLake for stay to backpackers near the lake. A grand view of Mount Hoffman, a mountain peak at the center of the Yosemite National Park on Sierra Mountain Range, is offered,
31.1
50.0
8547 ft.
Snow Creek Trail
Runs through Yosemite Valley to Mirror Lake, in Yosemite National Park, California.
31.4
50.6
8425 ft.
Siesta Lake
A lake in Yosemite National Park, located on Tioga Pass Road, California.
32.6
52.4
8146 ft.
A Trail
To Porcupine Flat, North Dome Trail, Indian Rock, Lehmite Falls, a series of long, steep falls, located in Yosemite National Park, off Tioga Pass Road, Bridal Veil Falls.
33.6
54.1
8146 ft.
A Trail
Connects to North Dome Trail.
34.7
55.9
8097 ft.
Porcupine Flat Campgrund
Located just outside Yosemite Valley, on Tioga Pass Road, Porcupine Creek.
35.7
57.4
8304 ft.
Campground
Access road to Campground Yosemite Creek, located in Yosemite National Park, Off Tioga Pass Road, California.
38.3
61.7
7585 ft.
Quaking Aspen Falls
East of highway. Aka Tioga Pass Falls. A 25-ft waterfall off Tioga Pass Rd, Yosemite National Park. The falls dry up around August, but the stream above and below the falls flows all year-round.
38.9
62.6
7500 ft.
Access
A mountainous Road/Trail, Quaking Aspen Falls, is a seasonal water fall, that stream relies on rain and snow melting, dries up in summer, located just off Tioga Pass Road, in Yosemite National Park,
42.1
67.8
8182 ft.
Access
To Luken's Lake, Yosemite Creek Trail,
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70.9
8117 ft.
White Wolf Road
To White Wolf Campground, located outside of Yosemite Valley, just off Tioga Pass Road in California.
44.9
72.3
7986 ft.
Siesta Lake

52.4
84.4
6772 ft.
Old Tioga Road Trail
To Old Tioga Road, Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, lies in Hetch Hetchy Valley, which is completely flooded by the Hetch Hetchy Dam, in Yosemite National Park, California. Wapama Falls, in Hetch Hetchy Valley, Lake Vernon, Rancheria Falls, Rancheria Creek, Camp Mather Lake.
52.4
84.4
6775 ft.
Trail to Tamarrack Flat Campground

54.9
88.3
7018 ft.
Old Big Oak Flat Road
South to Tamarack Flat Campground in Yosemite National Park. Has 52 campsites, picnic tables, food lockers, fire rings, and vault toilets.
58.0
93.3
6188 ft.
Tuolumne Grove Trail Head
Tuolumne Grove Trail Head, Tioga Pass Road, Tuolumne Grove, is a sequoia grove located near Crane Flat in Yosemite National Park, California
58.6
94.3
6158 ft.
End of Tioga Pass Road on State Highway #120
Scenic Tioga Pass Road on State Highway #120, ends at the junction of Big Oak Road just outside Yosemite Valley within Yosemite National Park, California.