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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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Haslett, Michigan
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106 reviews 106 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

It's just a short easy hike to the lower falls. We stopped along the route to climb a few giant boulders and enjoy the scenery. Simply beautiful!

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Merced, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

The trail to the falls seems to have been improved in recent years. It's very safe, there's even an approach for wheel chairs. This year during the middle of winter there's no snow. The fall is looking thin, but still quite nice. Photos attached of lower falls, and upper falls as seen from the valley.

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Kankakee, Illinois, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 NEW

Truly one of the nations treasures not to be missed. We visited in the off-season and it was still truly amazing. A tour was so informative and enjoyable, a way to see some amazing views and get the background of the park, areas and history that make it what it is. If you have the chance stay in the valley... More 

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Los Angeles
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nature at its best and yosemite falls is spectacular. The trail to lower Yosemite Falls is not at all strenuous so this is a great experience for young and old

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Cambria, California
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Yosemite Falls is beautiful, especially when ice is breaking away from her sides in winter as she falls gracefully down three tiers. Always walk to the bottom of this fall 2 to 3 times just to admire it when we're visiting.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We only had time for the short trek to the lower falls but they were spectacular enough and many photo opportunities on the way. You can clamber over the rocks to get even closer to the water...and get wet from the spray in the process. 5th highest falls in the world apparently and they looked stunning.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The Falls are flowing in the winter. In the morning, the spray area is frosted over and wonderfully icy white. Watch your step as you approach, or wait till it melts a bit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Great news for those of you who aren't big into hiking. If you park at the parking lot close to Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, the trail to the Lower Falls is easy but beautiful. This is for hikers of all abilities. We're pretty into hiking and it tools us about 20 mins.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Near to all the locations and even near to main road. Just 3 mins walk and you can see the lower Yosemite fall. We visited in the spring and fall was in the full flow.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

We visited the falls in Winter as part of a very long day tour from San Francisco. If you enjoy even casual bush walking, I would recommend spending a couple of nights at the chalets here as we just couldn't do the trails any justice in the short time allowed for on a day trip and it really is amazingly... More 

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