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What's required to get into the park

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Our trip is planned for next week. We will be entering the park via Tioga Pass. We have reservations at Yosemite Lodge. One person in our party has a Senior Pass. Do we need to do anything on-line prior to arriving? Is there likely to be a wait to get into the park at the Tioga Pass entrance on a Wednesday morning?

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Do you mean Yosemite Valley Lodge? Hopefully not Yosemite View Lodge in El Portal.

Assuming in the Park..... Just the America the Beautiful pass is fine. The card holder will need photo ID. You'll also need confirmation of your in-Park lodging

Bring patience as there could be a wait at the Entrance

If the weather is good, enjoy your drive on Tioga Road. Suggestions in the Top Questions on the right side of the page, full TripAdvisor website.

Edited: 31 July 2021, 21:37
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If your party is all in 1 car you are good with the senior pass. Otherwise, each car will need a pass or to pay the entry fee.

If you are staying outside the park you must bring photo id of the person that made the day use reservation.

Assume to wait for an hour, could be more could be less.

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Yes, Yosemite Valley Lodge, have print out of reservation. We are all in one vehicle. Thank you. Looking forward to the adventure, in spite of whatever limitations we may encounter.

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