Having trouble claiming your day use entry ticket? Try not to fret. We're here to help! Below we've addressed your most frequently asked questions to help alleviate your stress and get you back to dreaming about your Yosemite vacation.
Q: Is it possible to claim unused day use entry tickets if people don't show up?
A: Canceled day use entry tickets are added back into inventory and are released at 7:00 am Pacific Time, 48-hours prior to the ticket date. Note these tickets sell out very quickly, so be sure to be online and ready by 7:00 am PST. Insiders Tip: Login or create a new account before ticketed entry goes on sale. You can only add a ticket to your cart and proceed to payment if you are logged into your account.
Q: Are there alternative ways to enter the Park without a reservation?
A: Yes! There are three alternative ways to enter the Park without a day use entry ticket.
Q: I've done everything I can and still can't get a reservation during my travel dates. What can I do nearby?
At the resort:
A little further away but worth the trip:
Keep in mind Tenaya Lodge has a 7-day no penalty cancellation policy. Keep trying to secure your entry ticket, guided tour, or public transit on a YARTS bus, and you can move or cancel your reservation at no charge up to 7 days in advance of your current reservation. Also of note, the day pass entry ticket system expires on October 31.
We hope this information has been helpful and that you'll be on the road to visit us soon!