The Tioga Road, which provides the only access by car to these hikes, usually opens around late May or early June, depending on conditions. Once the road opens, trails can remain wet and/or snowy for a few to several weeks. The Tioga Road usually closes sometime in November.
Shuttle service (for a fee) is available in the Tuolumne Meadows are from approximately mid June through mid-September.
- Download a printable hiking brochure and map for Tuolumne Meadows [200 kb PDF]
- Learn more about good places to see wildflowers