Frequently Asked Questions about Visiting Yosemite in 2024

Do I need a reservation to visit Yosemite in 2024?

A reservation will be required to drive into Yosemite during two different periods in 2024.

  • January 1 through February 9: No reservation required to drive into Yosemite.

  • February 10 through 25: A reservation is required 24 hours per day on Saturdays, Sundays, and on Washington's Birthday (Monday, February 19).

  • February 26 through April 12: No reservation required to drive into Yosemite.

  • April 13 through June 30: A reservation is required if arriving from 5 am to 4 pm on Saturdays, Sundays, and on holidays (May 27 and June 19).

  • July 1 through August 16: A reservation is required if arriving from 5 am to 4 pm every day.

  • August 17 through October 27: A reservation is required if arriving from 5 am to 4 pm on Saturdays, Sundays, and on Holidays (September 2 and October 14).

Learn more about reservation requirements and read through frequently asked questions.

Last updated: December 13, 2023

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