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“One of my favorites!” 4 of 5 stars
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Tunnel View
Wawona Road, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
209 372 1000
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Glen Burnie, Maryland
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“One of my favorites!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This was one of my favorite vistas of our October trip. So iconic - El Capitan and Half Dome in the same view. We stopped here on two different days. I imagine in spring and summer it is insanely crowded, since it is so convenient - pull off into the parking lot and it's right at the edge - no need to do any hiking or even much walking at all. Bring your camera!

This pull-off has parking only; no restrooms.

Visited October 2012
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“WOW!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Amazing! Driving through the tunnel you are suddenly welcomed to the light by the most beautiful vista I have seen in a long time. Jump out of the car and look on amazed.

Visited September 2012
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San Diego, California
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“First view of the valley”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

This is basically a place to stop and gawk at the views of the mountains, including half dome. Just parking, no restrooms or other services.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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“Very powerful view which is somewhat spoiled by the crowds”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012 via mobile

A beatiful sight and not to be missed when you have limited time in Yosemite park. The view is right next to the parking lot, which is somewhat rare in this park. Effect is that this is one of the most crowded spots. Taking pictures gets somewhat less fun when you're standing in line waiting for the chance.

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“Good view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

This was our favorite viewpoint until we went to Glacier. Still very good but you need to see it early otherwise it will feel less impressive.

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