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Address: Glacier Point to Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA
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This was the best hike of the trip! We bought one way tickets, in advance, to Glacier Point from Yosemite Lodge. Cost $25. We anticipated the hike to take much longer, but if I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Decatur, Illinois
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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This was the best hike of the trip! We bought one way tickets, in advance, to Glacier Point from Yosemite Lodge. Cost $25. We anticipated the hike to take much longer, but if I remember correctly it took about 5 hours. It's a gorgeous hike! Added bonus: we were away from the crowds for the majority if the hike! The... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Loved all the water falls. Please do not get in the water for pics. I have read many people being swept away. Its not a joke its dangerous.... enjoy this great hike.

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Yosemite Panorama Trail starts at Glacier Point and traverses the hillsides all the way down to Yosemite Valley. It ends not far from a bus stop, so you can get back to camp or Curry Village easily. Typically, one takes a bus to Glacier Point and hikes down. The 9-mile trail is beautiful, crossing several waterfalls with views of... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is my favorite trail in the entire National Park. The trail starts at Glacier Point and ends in Happy Isle. It's a 5-7 hour hike, depending upon a person's fitness level, stopping for lunch along a waterfall, playing in the water along the way, or taking lots of pics. My husband and I have hiked this trail with friends,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

A gorgeous and memorable hike that was exciting and fun. I completed this hike with thee teenagers aged between thirteen and sixteen all of which loved this hike. Beautiful views of El Capitan and lovely wildlife along the way. I would definitely recommend this hike if you are up for it!!

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burlingame,Ca.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Have done this many times in the Spring and early Summer, when the waterfalls are full and then rapidly declining. Very nice long day walk for the fit. Some take the horse trail zigzags, but i don't and use the Mist Trail, with proper footwear. Too bad DMC does not sell handmade italian Pivetta Muir Trails anymore!! You might cross... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This trail was not difficult and it gives a beautiful perspective of Half Dome and the beautiful valley surrounding it.

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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Only take this hike if you are in shape and without small children. Massive elevation changes. One of the most scenic and beautiful hikes I have ever been on though. Not much can rival the views

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This is the premier Yosemite experience as far as I'm concerned. Half dome is too crowded now, Yosemite falls is too strenuous to be enjoyable, 4-mile trail is crowded and boring. This trail can be made moderate, strenuous, or crazy. I think the best way to experience it is to drive two cars into the valley, then carpool up to... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We took the bus upto Glacier Point and then hiked the Panorama Trail all the way around the valley and back down. It is fairly strenous but completely worth it. If you are visiting the valley and in fairly good shape physically, this is a MUST DO!!

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