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“Give it a miss if pushed for time” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail

Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail
Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA
209-372-0200
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Owner description: This clear lake is a popular hiking spot.
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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“Give it a miss if pushed for time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

We went here as it was apparently a must see. Well, it's not a must see as it was almost dry when we visited and really not worth the long track we had to get there. It was very crowded and noisey. In saying all of that if you have nothing better to do the walk to it was nice and in warm weather instead of swimming in the lake I would swim in the river in between the two bridges. A word of warning, the signs can be very confusing as can the really very poor park maps. signs often point in different directions and the distances on signs can increase for some bizarre reason as you get closer...you'll get there but you may meet others just as confused as you along the route at least it makes a good talking point but the park really should sort out the maps direction signs and distances its not acceptable.

Visited June 2013
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“Amazing place! Must see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Wonderful place, easy walk, you can cross the lake, it's very shallow now, too bad they stop taking sand out of it. It soon will become extinct. We saw a deer in a middle of the day, drinking water form the lake and not minding people at all. You could still get amazing pictures of the mirror image.

Visited June 2013
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Wickford, United Kingdom
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“A long walk wasted.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We walked for about an hour in stifling heat to get to what amounted to several large ponds linked together.You could just about make out the reflection of Half Dome in one of the puddles.Look out for the piles of rocks left by weary travellers on the left hand side of one of the pools, which was the only saving grace.

Visited May 2013
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Plano, Texas
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“Ice Cold Water”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

You can take the high road or the low road, We took the high road .It is pretty walk with some steep climbs . When you enter the meadow you see a pretty lake go down steam and cross over the ice cold clear water. What I thought was a foot deep turned out to be 2 and half foot deep.
When we got to mirror lake we were not disappointed nice reflection.
We took the low road back ,it was much easier.

Visited June 2013
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coppell texas usa
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“scenic hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

The hike to mirror lake is along the creek and very nice. The lake isn't really much of a lake, but peaceful and beautiful.

Visited May 2013
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