If you're basing out of Mammoth Lakes this summer, you may be considering a day trip to Yosemite.
But like everything else, the the last year has brought significant changes to the Yosemite access and Pass system. You can blame Covid, or staffing, the economy, budgetary constraints, or whatever, but the truth is that if you've been to Yosemite in the last 20 years you know summers in the park are insane. Traffic crawls, babies get bored sitting in cars, and all that spell a bad time for everyone involved. So love them or hate them, the passes should curtail visitation and give those who do visit a more relaxed trip into the park.
Here's the quick skinny on getting into Yosemite this year:
DAY USE PASSES:
Want more info? Click on the button to visit the Nat'l Park Service's Yosemite page.
Mary Beth is the owner of Adventure Refined, where she offers true luxury Mammoth Lakes homes to guests. In her spare time she runs a ranch, loves a test pilot, and raises 4 boys & a Rhodie rescue.