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Address: East Highway 120, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Phone Number: 209 372 0263
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Activities: Hiking
Description: A good place for hiking to get away from the crowds.
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I'd been to the main part of Yosemite before but never to the Tuolumne Meadows area. The schedule mean't going on Highway 120 and Tioga Pass to Mammoth Springs. This was one of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
29 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I'd been to the main part of Yosemite before but never to the Tuolumne Meadows area. The schedule mean't going on Highway 120 and Tioga Pass to Mammoth Springs. This was one of the highlights of the trip. The meadows are beautiful and even in August there was hardly anyone about. They are also the gateway to several great walks... More 

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Framlingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

I guess it's busy because it's beautiful. The meadows in Yosemite are fantastic and this is one of the best. It isn't that hard to find some space to yourself, but there are better placed to really get away from it all. Wildlife abundant, including coyotes by the roadside.

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Maryland
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

As we were driving around the park we stopped at the overlook . The area is nice and scenic with snow covered mountain tops in the background.

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London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
23 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We visited in the fall when it was quiet and peaceful and it was so beautiful - especially at sunset - that words cannot describe it.

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burlingame,Ca.
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

So many great hikes at about 9000ft elecation !! Young Lakes and the fun waterfall shower between lake 1&2,,, The Deep scoured river swimmming holes in hot Summer and freezing icemelt water , near TM tent cabins , hot meals and hot showers for guests "Lodge". The frequent Summer afternoon big thunder and lightning downpours, Dangerous to be out in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We had gone to the valley a couple of years previously and thoroughly enjoyed it. But this time, we had to go through the Tioga Pass en route from East to West on our tour. The pass itself was stunning but when we reached the Meadows, we asked for advice at the ranger station about where to go to eat... More 

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San Francisco, California
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408 helpful votes 408 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The meadows are pretty to see and walk through. Hard to imagine such a beautiful sight at such an elevation. The air is very clean and pure at that elevation and it is a sight to behold.

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Swindon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Coming from England it is hard to imagine a park the size of Yosemite and the beauty just goes on & on and the Tuolumne Meadows is another little gem of somewhere to visit. Camping, hiking, a gentle stroll or just a drive through, this place has something for everyone. Blue skies, clean air, majestic views, nature doesn't get much... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were lucky and made it up there between road closures. The air is heavenly and we even had snow on the side of the road. Hike up in Tuolomene meadows, the Lyell canyon area, it is easy and beautiful and we were the only ones there!

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Tuolumne Meadows High Country Camp is filled with wonderful trails and the country up there is beautiful. We stayed up there in early Sept. in tents, and it got really, really cold at night. If you like being up in the wilderness and sleeping in tents which go for about $130 a night, then this place is for you.... More 

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