Yosemite National Park is in the Sierra Nevada mountains, approximately 185 miles / 300 kilometers (4 hours driving) east of San Francisco and 360 miles / 580 kilometers (6 hours driving) north of Los Angeles. The closest town is Mariposa on CA 140, 30 miles / 48 kilometers west of Yosemite Valley.
From November through May, the Tioga Road (which crosses the Sierra Nevada between US 395 and CA 120), is usually closed due to heavy snow. For current California highway conditions, call (800) 427-7623 when inside California or Nevada, or (916) 445-7623 when elsewhere.
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