Hospitality and Recreation

Yosemite National Park. Exponential Traffic Growth. Total Travel Spending Increases.

3 cups


3 cups


Top International Visitors



1½ cups


United Kingdom

Reason Why & Resources:

Tuolumne County is located in the heart of the Central Sierra Nevada mountain range with National Forests and National Parks totaling 70% of the county. Annual Visitation to Yosemite National Park has surpassed 4,000,000 with 32% utilizing the Highway 120 entrance through Big Oak Flat. 


Workforce Training:

In partnership with Columbia Community College in Tuolumne county, we work closely with Hospitality companies to provide workforce training and apprenticeship opportunities through a Hospitality Program where candidates can receive a Certificate of Achievement.


Rooms Needed:

Tuolumne County Highway 120 has 1000 rooms leaving a large gap of demand. In July of 2019, 81,000 cars drove the 120 corridor into Yosemite National Park. Find out why Tuolumne County Community Development Department is in application phase of 300+ rooms and how your business could thrive in Tuolumne County. 



The County of Tuolumne promises to work with any interested company to achieve their development goals, business success, and integration into the Tuolumne County community.

Total Travel Spend in 2018

Growth in Total Travel Spend since 2016

2400 Employed

Growth in visitor related employment since 2013 
Hospitality Management Apprenticeship
Traffic County at Big Oak Flat Yosemite National Park Entrance which equates to
32% of traffic into the Park