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The
Tioga
Road

Along the Tioga Road, Yosemite Creek, circa 1925 following storm
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A History
1883-1961


Mather Plaque at Tioga Pass: This tablet commemorates the successful labors of STEPHEN T. MATHER Director of the National Park Service in securing for the people THE TIOGA PASS ROAD. Dedicated to the enduring memory of a faithful public servant by the members of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle National Park Development Tour July 20, 1926.
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National Park Service and Yosemite Natural History Association

Published by Yosemite Natural History Association
in cooperation with the National Park Service.

First published in June, 1961; revised 1975; 1980


The
Tioga
Road

A History
1883-1961

by Keith A. Trexler, Park Naturalist

It has been called the “road to broken dreams.” Perhaps, through, its many miles of unexcelled scenic grandeur have fulfilled the desires, the deep-felt longing for a contact with nature’s wilderness, even the dreams of many thousands who have passed over its often twisting, ever-changing course.



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