Half Dome and Merced River in WinterGiant Sequoia Snowshoe Selfie (Kim Carroll)Hetch Hetchy Reservoir (Matthew J.)Hot Tub Snowball Fight (Kim Carroll)Rush Creek Lodge Spa Outdoor LoungeUpdated January 14, 2022, 11:30am

RUsh Creek Lodge and Spa are open

We are happily operating in keeping with recommended guidelines for health and safety.

Day Use Entry Reservations are no Longer Needed to Enter Yosemite National Park – Wander Freely!

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

Yosemite Valley View on Range of Light Tour (Adam D.)

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Winter Road Conditions

Access to both Rush Creek and the Evergreen Lodge via Highway 120 West from the San Francisco Bay Area is OPEN year-round, with frequent snow removal as needed to clear the road.  Here are some temporary restrictions to be aware of:

  • Our access to Yosemite Valley, via Big Oak Flat Road, has reopened (remember to carry tire chains in your car, as required by Department of Transportation)
  • Our direct access to Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy area is open
  • The East side of Highway 120, also known as Tioga Road, is closed for the winter, as it does each year
  • Glacier Point Road inside the Park is also closed for the winter season
  • The Yosemite Valley free shuttle is operating on a winter schedule
  • For road and weather conditions in Yosemite National Park, it’s best to call them directly: 209-372-0200 and press 1, then 1 again for the most current information.
  • Updated information is also available on the park’s website at www.nps.gov/yose
  • When driving in the mountains in winter be sure to carry tire chains in the car with you, as required by the Department of Transportation

Let our Recreation Experts Help you!

Our friendly Recreation team is always ready and excited to point you in the right direction for your ideal adventure, whether you’d like to explore on your own or join one of our professionally guided excursions. You can also look forward to great food and company in our Restaurant and Tavern, fun for all ages in our Game Room, relaxing in our Guest Lounge, our saltwater swimming pool and hot tubs, or our gorgeous new Spa.  Email the Rec team directly at [email protected] and they’ll get right back to you.

We encourage you to call (209) 379-2373 or email our Front Desk team at [email protected] so we can be of help in any way.  Please keep in mind that call volume can be challenging at times, so we thank you in advance for your patience.

Any time you’d like updated road and weather conditions for Yosemite National Park, it’s best to call them directly: 209-372-0200 and press 1, then 1 again for the most current information. Updated information is also available on the park’s website at www.nps.gov/yose

Happy trails!

The Rush Creek Team

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