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Address: Yosemite Lodge Resort origin, Yosemite National Park, CA
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This rustic geological formation is most famous for the magnificent sunsets...

This rustic geological formation is most famous for the magnificent sunsets that can be viewed from its top.

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$129*
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Yosemite and Glacier Point Day Tour
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$199*
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Private Yosemite and Glacier Point Experience
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$115*
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Yosemite Day Hike from Glacier Point Including Panorama Trail

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A view like no other

Beautiful vista of Yosemite and surrounding area. Half Dome, 3-4 waterfalls, awesome granite scenery. And perhaps one of the most beautiful areas to watch sunsets ever. Must... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful vista of Yosemite and surrounding area. Half Dome, 3-4 waterfalls, awesome granite scenery. And perhaps one of the most beautiful areas to watch sunsets ever. Must visit if in Yosemite! Scenic trails like Taft Point and Sentinel Dome enroute to Glacier Point are highly recommended as well. Make an afternoon/evening of it, pack a picnic as food source is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Glacier Point Trail (also called The Four Mile Trail) is one of America's most iconic trails. Roundtrip from the Yosemite Valley floor it is a strenuous 9.4 miles--but for those who don't have the stamina or time to hike the 3,200 elevation gain--then back down-- for $25 you can take the valley shuttle bus to Glacier Point and hike... More 

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Monterey County
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the grand highlights of a trip to Yosemite is taking the road out to Glacier Point. You will find incredible views of the valley and the gigantic granite mountains that make Yosemite the stellar place that it is. On the way to or from Glacier Point there are two amazing hikes worth making. Both are about 2 miles.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Yosemite in whole is a visual treat. Glacier Point in particular has a stunning view from different locations of Yosemite. I use to wonder how a wallpaper image in real would like and it didn't disappoint me at all.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, it takes a car ride to get to Glacier Point, but the experience is well worth the time. It is incredible to see the results of the earth formation throughout of the hundreds of thousands of years. Take a camera and more importantly stand along - the quality of the pictures will be better and you'll be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The reason I said rewarding views is that my girlfriend and I reached there from the Four Mile Trail by hiking. You can see water falls, Yosemite valley, and half doom in the Glacier point. It is very beautiful in a sunny day. You also can assess there by tour bus from Yosemite valley, or driving to there. But, if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous views over Yosemite Valley on a clear day so well worth the drive. It was cloudy when we arrived so the views were pretty non-existent although still quite dramatic being up in the clouds. It cleared up a bit later and we were able to see the great views. There is somewhere to buy snacks and souvenirs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Glacier Point in August and I can honestly say it is one of the most remarkable views I've ever seen! The drive up there is an experience in itself, driving from the valley floor you can stop at the small car park at Tunnel View to get an amazing view of the valley and Bridalveil falls. The drive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The views from here are true awe inspiring with a majesty rivaling the Alps. Sunset is particularly beautiful. Glacier point is at the top of a sheer cliff with a view across the valley to several sets of waterfalls and to the majestic half dome. If you feel energetic you can hike down to the valley floor.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Yosemite and have traveled there for many years. My early memories are sitting on a bench with my siblings watching a fireman tend the fire to be pushed over the cliff for the Fire Fall. It wasn't until the early 1960s that I saw the event from the valley floor. Glacier Point has changed so much. It is... More 

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