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Glacier Point

Yosemite National Park, CA
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset
Description: This rustic geological formation is most famous for the magnificent sunsets that can be viewed from its top.
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Atascadero
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98 reviews 98 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

If you are in the park the months that Glacier Point is open it is a must. The beautiful paved roads and lush scenery are worth the trip alone. It is 16 mile in off of Hwy 41. There are a few turn out just as you get to the point be sure to pull over at all of them... More

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TAMAI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Beautiful place where see an amazing view. Yosemite National Park is wonderful. I love this park !!!!!!!!!!!!

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Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Crowded but absolutely magnificent scenery. To get the most from the park spent some time walking. You'll escape the noise of vehicles and constant flow of traffic.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This is a must see for Yosemite. You can walk up there, take the bus, or do what we did which is drive in our own car as we were stretched for time. Parking is great and there are plenty of stops along the way to get in some of those views. From Glacier point you can see the Half... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

This is a side trip worth taking, a panorama like no other. Please, I beseech you take a ride and treat yourself to yet another incredible breathtaking view of Yosemite as you've never seen it!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

My family took the one way shuttle to Glacier Point, and then hiked down. It was truly amazing, but was really challenging for us. Breathtaking views keep you going, but we had been told that there was not much uphill hiking involved, and at one point in the trail, I really felt like we had been misled. It was also... More

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Bristol
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

We drove up here from our lodge, took us about an hour. Be weary thought, we did we a deer hit a car! Once you get up there, what a sight. We were astounded by the beauty of the park. Stunning views and perfect, untouched photo opportunities. If you're visiting Yosemite NP, you have to visit Glacier Point. me of... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We drove up here just for the sunset and we ended up staying long enough to star gaze. If you come from a place with light pollution like me you need to stay out and watch the stars for a few hours here and take plenty of pictures before it gets dark. Bring water and a snack.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Amazing views all around and you can see so many Yosemite landmarks, but the sunsets are spectacular... well worth the drive (or the hike)!

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San Jose, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

The bus tour to Glacier Point is so much better than driving. The driver is knowledgeable and funny. You can see everything and not have to watch the road.

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