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Yosemite Falls

Address: Yosemite National Park, CA
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The fifth tallest waterfall in the world, Yosemite Falls is the...
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Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The fifth tallest waterfall in the world, Yosemite Falls is the centerpiece of Yosemite National Park.
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burlingame,Ca.
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

SPRING SPECIAL short 3 city block walk,,, BIG REWARD at bridge. Especially on full moon Spring nights with DOUBLE RAINBOWS from Moonlight in waterfall base area !! Super Duper Special. As in Worldwide Unique.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I was there on mid April, the falls were amazing with a lot of water. We stayed in the upper pines and it's really great at night with starry sky. There might be rain so be careful if you stay in a tent.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Beautiful and ever present, this waterfall is a true icon. We saw it in winter when flow is somewhat restricted, but it was still magnificent. Great sight!

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Lafayette, Ca
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10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

^.8 miles round trip to top of falls and fairly step. It took us 7 hours but I am 65 and have not been at gym as much as I should recently. It is a must do hike. Last year we did snowy peak and it was also great.

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Wylam, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We did the upper falls and it was amazing . It's hard work and you need to be fit but it's such an achievement if you are wanting to experience the views this is the place we went when the falls were dry but could paddle at the top. It's a busy walk so no solitude but still worth it... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It's an easy stroll to the base of the falls and the trail is well marked. The area around the base gets very crowded. Once you get there, there are NO SIGNS to the trail head for the hike to the upper falls. Apparently it's closer to the village, but we didn't have the map on us and couldn't find... More 

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Santa Ynez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is an easy walk up to the lower falls and the view is more than worth it. Crowds are seem lighter later in the day so wildlife is not scared away

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

A short walk (15 mins from visitors centre) our even less from the lodge. A chance to rock hope and climb up to a few of the pools. The close you get you only see the lower section. From out at the swinging bridge you can dress all three sections. If you stay on the path you can access with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

If you want to see this beautiful fall you can walk through an easy trail nearly from bus stop. If you go on summer may be it will be dry.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Landscape, scenery and location are Breathtaking! Come see real life location of Ansel Adams most beautiful photos. We stayed at the lodge at the falls, but unfortunately due to timing and CA drought LY, we only saw a very tiny trickle of the falls. Rangers told us peak fall times are in June but getting shorter every year due to... More 

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