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Address: Trail starts at the Wawona Hotel, Yosemite National Park, CA

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Nice pleasant walk of 3 miles around the meadow and golf course.

My husband and I took this nice walk around 5 in the evening. It was nice and flat and we even saw a family of. 5 deer. It ended at the Hwy. and the back side of The Wawona... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Debbie H
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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

My husband and I took this nice walk around 5 in the evening. It was nice and flat and we even saw a family of. 5 deer. It ended at the Hwy. and the back side of The Wawona Hotel. It was beautiful and later we went to dinner. Just perfect!

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Framlingham, United Kingdom
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44 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Can get busy during the day, especially in mid-sumner, but is a lovely spot for a pre-breakfast or after-dinner stroll. Good for deer and birds.

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Bernardsville, New Jersey
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8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed at the Wawona Hotel so we simply walked across the street to hike this lovely nature trail. We took trail twice, going through the woods and the meadow. Since I love taking pictures, we walked very slowly so we could find the wildflowers. And find we did - some 30 different varieties. Such a lovely spot. Only drawback... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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303 reviews 303 reviews
166 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This is a 3.5 mile hike that is about as easy as they come. But just because it's easy, doesn't mean it's not worth the effort. Park at Wawona early in the morning and hit the trail that borders the large meadow. Watch for critters including bears, coyotes, birds of all sorts and squirrels to name a few. We were... More 

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London
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We drove, as seems most visitors do, to Wawona to see the Mariposa Grove which is certainly impressive. However, after a couple of sequoias, they all look a bit samey so we had lined up lunch at the Wawona Hotel (very good) and a hike of Wawona Meadow. We loved all the meadows in Yosemite but this hike is on... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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161 reviews 161 reviews
60 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This area is great to drive by, probably better in the spring than fall. Otherwise, not a whole lot to see here. But there are much more scenic and beautiful areas.

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South Bend, Indiana
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216 reviews 216 reviews
151 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

If you have a limited time in the park, skip this area. We stopped as we came into the park and wasted some time here. The hike is a flat walk around the meadow of a few miles. It is dog, bike, and horse friendly. So, if that's what you're looking for, stop on by. But there are much more... More 

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San Francisco
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

I have some amazing pictures of deer we saw both on our way in the park and on our way back out. They seem to hang out around the golf course, so make sure your camera is ready and your eyes are peeled. We saw about 4 and I got a few pretty close up shots.

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San Diego
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Took hikes with rangers here when I was a child..got to hear about all the animals that call this meadow home.

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Fresno
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

If you enjoy an easy 2 hour flat hike in the mountains, this is the trail for you. We live in Fresno and are able to drive to Yosemite's 41 entrance in about an hour. At the entry to the park you must pay a fee. We always purchase a yearly pass for the National Parks for $50.00. It takes... More 

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