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Rush creek lodge and spa are open

We operate in keeping with Federal, State, and Local guidelines for social distancing designed to slow the spread of Covid-19:

Please call or email us at (209) 379-2373 or if you have any questions or concerns.  Our Front Desk team is available 24/7.

Although the ways in which we enjoy a Yosemite getaway has changed, Yosemite is as incredible as ever, and we can’t wait to share an amazing adventure with you.

Tioga road closed for the season on November 20, 2020

Tioga Road (continuation of Highway 120 through the park) is now closed for the season with an expected reopening date of late May or June. If you plan to drive to Rush Creek from the East side of Yosemite, you’ll need to find an alternative route. Make sure to visit the National Park Service Current Conditions page for the current status of other roads within Yosemite.

Yosemite is open and day use reservations are required may 21, 2021 – september 30, 2021

Yosemite National Park announced that Day Use Entry Tickets will be be required starting May 21, 2021. (See below for details on reservations for Day Use Entry Tickets needed for private vehicles through April 30th.)

Details are updated regularly on the Park Service’s website.

Yosemite Day Use Entry Tickets can be found on and go on sale each day at 8 am Pacific Time, and it’s best to make purchase your Day Use Entry Ticket for “Yosemite National Park Ticketed Entry” online as far in advance as possible.

Happy trails!

Your friends at Rush Creek

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