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Hetch Hetchy

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Hetch Hetchy

OK, now that we know we can get over Tioga Pass next week, what is the skinny in driving to the Hetch Hetchy reservoir? Thanks for any info.

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Friends were there last week so I assume it is open.

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Thanks....

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Just returned from Hetch Hetchy last Friday. Wapama Falls is going full blast right now. I'd highly recommend a drive out to the reservoir...

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It's a fairly straightforward drive. If you approach Yosemite from the west on hwy 120, just before the main 120 entrance, you'll see a sign on your left to the Hetch Hetchy cutoff.

The road to Hetch Hetchy is smaller than other main roads in Yosemite, so expect to slow down a bit. Also keep in mind that the road is open from 7am to 9pm. A gate closes the road outside of those hours.

You'll catch glimpses of the reservoir as you wind down the mountain towards the dam, where there's a large parking lot. You can take the quick stroll to the dam to take in the views, or go farther to the waterfalls. If you haven't already seen it,here's the NPS publication about Hetch Hetchy with a bit of trail info.

nps.gov/yose/…hetchhetchy-sitebull.pdf

Have fun!

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Thank you, marmot.....I had not seen that....cool.

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