Traffic, Weather, Distances

For the most up-to-date Highway conditions, visit Caltrans. Check for possible additional advisories from the Park Service.

Traffic Conditions

Driving through Yosemite can be an amazing experience, although in heavy traffic, the scenic routes may not be a peaceful drive. Schedule to enter the park at non-peak hours by viewing the NPS Traffic Forecast.   Driving tip – during the busy summer months, the best time to drive through the park is before 10.00 am or after 4.00 pm.

Weather

When traveling into Yosemite, it is important to check the weather conditions especially during the Winter season.

Travel Time and Distances

Distances from Town of Mariposa

Miles Kilometers Travel Time (hrs)
El Portal 30 48 .67
Yosemite Valley 44 72 1
Coulterville 28 45 .75
Buck Meadows 46 74 1.25
Sonora 57 92 1.5
Oakhurst 28 45 .75
Fish Camp 46 74 1.25
Wawona 60 97 1.5
Fresno 72 116 1.5
Sacramento 156 251 2.5
San Francisco 166 267 4
Monterey 155 245 4
Tahoe 205 288 4
Los Angeles 292 470 7
Eureka 431 694 8
Las Vegas 467 752 8
New York 2817 4656 47.15
Tokyo 5312 8549 -
Berlin 6827 10987 -