Yosemite Falls Parking

Cars line a parking lot that is surrounded by tall trees. A large granite rock wall rises above the treeline.

Quick Facts

Parking - Auto, Recycling, Trash/Litter Receptacles, Wheelchair Accessible

Park your car and hit the trails or hop on the free Yosemite Valley Shuttle to see the sites in Yosemite Valley.

Dawn to dusk

Getting Here:
You can reach Yosemite Valley via Highways 41, 140, and 120. Follow signs for Yosemite Valley Lodge and Camp 4, located in eastern Yosemite Valley, shuttle bus stops 7 and E2.

Rules & Regulations:
Sleeping in your car or RV overnight in a parking lot or along the side of the road is not allowed.
You may store food inside your car (out of sight, with windows completely closed) only during daylight hours. Empty your car of all food, drinks, coolers, toiletries, and trash after dark. Even an empty candy bar wrapper is enough temptation to entice a bear to break into your car. Vehicles containing food after dark may be impounded and/or cited.

Hazards & Warnings:
During the busy summer, you are likely to experience congestion, especially in Yosemite Valley. Be prepared for delays, especially in afternoons and on weekends. Plan accordingly and use restrooms when available. It is best to arrive by mid-morning to find parking and avoid traffic delays.

This is a dirt lot, there are no designated accessible parking spaces.

Yosemite National Park

Last updated: November 7, 2021