Tenaya LodgeSM at Yosemite is located 55 miles north of Fresno International Airport (FAT) on State Highway 41 and 2 miles from the south entrance to Yosemite.

During the winter months, snow chains may be required on State Highway 41 or Highway 49. For highway information and snow chain requirements, please call 800-427-7623.

When chain control is in effect, all vehicles (including four-wheel drive) must carry tire chains. In extreme weather conditions, even four-wheel drive vehicles will require chains.


Tenaya LodgeSM at Yosemite is located 55 miles north of Fresno International Airport (FAT) on State Highway 41 and 2 miles from the south entrance to Yosemite.

During the winter months, snow chains may be required on State Highway 41 or Highway 49. For highway information and snow chain requirements, please call 800-427-7623.

When chain control is in effect, all vehicles (including four-wheel drive) must carry tire chains. In extreme weather conditions, even four-wheel drive vehicles will require chains.

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite Map

Caution: If using a mapping website for driving directions from the Bay Area, do not take Worman Road or Miami Mountain Road. These roads are rural, unpaved roads made for four wheel drive and recreational vehicles only.


DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From San Francisco

  • HIGHWAY 101 SOUTH to HIGHWAY 92 EAST, across the San Mateo Bridge
  • HIGHWAY 92 EAST to HIGHWAY 580 EAST
  • HIGHWAY 580 EAST, which transitions into ROUTE 205 EAST
  • HIGHWAY 205 EAST to HIGHWAY 120 EAST
  • HIGHWAY 120 EAST to HIGHWAY 99 SOUTH
  • HIGHWAY 99 SOUTH to Merced
  • In Merced, take HIGHWAY 140 EAST to Mariposa (Yosemite Exit)
  • Upon entering Mariposa, make a sharp right turn onto HIGHWAY 49 SOUTH
  • HIGHWAY 49 SOUTH to Oakhurst
  • At the junction of HIGHWAY 41 and HIGHWAY 49 turn left onto HIGHWAY 41 NORTH
  • Continue North to Tenaya Lodge approximately 12 miles.

Total Driving Time: 4 Hours

From Los Angeles and Southern California

  • INTERSTATE 5 NORTH toward Bakersfield
  • INTERSTATE 5 and HIGHWAY 99 junction, continue on HIGHWAY 99 NORTH to Fresno
  • Exit on HIGHWAY 41 NORTH to Oakhurst traveling approximately 48 miles
  • Continue NORTH to Tenaya Lodge traveling approximately 12 miles

Total Driving Time: 4 hours

From Sacramento

  • HIGHWAY 99 SOUTH to Merced
  • In Merced, take HIGHWAY 140 EAST to Mariposa (toward Yosemite)
  • Upon entering the town of Mariposa, make a sharp right turn onto HIGHWAY 49 SOUTH
  • Continue on HIGHWAY 49 SOUTH to Oakhurst
  • At the junction of HIGHWAY 49 and HIGHWAY 41, turn left onto HIGHWAY 41 NORTH
  • Continue North to Tenaya Lodge traveling approximately 12 miles

Total Driving Time: 3 Hours

Caution: If using a mapping website for driving directions, do not take Worman Road or Miami Mountain Road. These roads are rural, unpaved roads made for four wheel drive and recreational vehicles only.

From Monterey and Carmel

  • Take ramp onto CA-1 N - go 13.4 mi
  • Take exit #414B/CASTROVILLE/SAN JOSE onto CA-156 E - go 6.7 mi
  • Take ramp onto US-101 N - go 8.5 mi
  • Take ramp onto CA-156 E toward SAN JUAN BAUTISTA/HOLLISTER - go 18.0 mi
  • Continue on CA-152 E - go 72.1 mi
  • Continue on CA-99 S - go 10.1 mi
  • Take exit #155/CLEVELAND AVE - go 0.2 mi
  • Bear Left on W CLEVELAND AVE - go 0.1 mi
  • Turn Right on W CLEVELAND AVE - go 1.8 mi
  • Turn Left on CA-145 - go 14.4 mi
  • Turn Left on CA-41 - go 40.0 mi

Total Driving Time: 3 1/2 Hours

DRIVE TIME

Drive Time from Regional Airports

Fresno Yosemite International (FAT) - 1 1/2 hours
Oakland International (OAK)  - 3 1/2 - 4 hours
San Francisco International (SFO)  - 4 to 4 1/2 hours
Los Angeles International (LAX)  - 4 1/2 hours

Drive Time from Tenaya to Yosemite
and from Tenaya to Popular Yosemite Destinations

From Tenaya into Yosemite Valley allow 1 hour 15 minutes
From Tenaya to Glacier Point allow 1 hour
From Tenaya to Tuolumne Meadows allow 2 hours
From Tenaya to The Big Trees allow 20 minutes

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