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Address: Yosemite Lodge Resort origin, Yosemite National Park, CA
Phone Number: +1 888-413-8869
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This rustic geological formation is most famous for the magnificent sunsets...

This rustic geological formation is most famous for the magnificent sunsets that can be viewed from its top.

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Yosemite and Glacier Point Day Tour
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Glacier Point and Yosemite Valley Private SUV Tour from San Francisco
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Yosemite and Glacier Point with Ahwahnee Lunch

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Wonderful view of the valley and sunset.

We visited the week after the road opened in May. There were still significant snow banks in sheltered roadside areas. This is a popular spot and can gather quite a crowd. Take a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Chromom
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State College, Pennsylvania
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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived at Glacier Point after taking the 3 mile trail. The views from Glacier Point are fantastic. Due to its elevation, it is probably best to dress for colder weather as we arrived on a warm day and were still chilly at the top. The point is accessible from transportation so tends to be a bit overrun with people.

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the week after the road opened in May. There were still significant snow banks in sheltered roadside areas. This is a popular spot and can gather quite a crowd. Take a jacket, as the evening air can get chilly. My family had hiked to Vernal and Nevada Falls earlier in the day, and it was fun to see... More 

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Dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is about a 7 hour hike to the top but the view is so worth it. You can sit in the pools behind the waterfall and relax before making your way back down

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This attraction deserves the 5 star rating that it has been given. The bus ride is pleasant and the scenery is a bonus on the way up to Glacier Point. There is a small walk up hill to the location where one can see the entire valley from the top of the point. It was amazing. A word of caution... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive up to Glacier Point was a harrowing experience. The roads are narrow and winding with no barricades. It was a fun drive up and down though. Once you get to the top, the view I saw was astonishing. Pictures are better than words. A tip. Go to the bathroom before you make the trip up. The toilets here... More 

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Thank Wayne C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can drive up to this point & then it's a really short walk, but when you get there, boy, there's not many times when I saw something more impressive than this. The view of the valley is gorgeous and endless, you don't where to look, you have the trees, the mountains, the quiet, some birds here & there, and... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually only managed a quick drive by sneak peak through Yosemite and this was the 2nd best sight of our trip. Grand view of the Mountain Range with the majestic Half Dome prominently visible. The sheer ruggedness is awesome. Just a few mins walk from the parking lot. They have a amphitheatre type rock steps/seats to enjoy the view.... More 

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To finish our trip to Yosemite NP, a group of friends and I drove to this point to take in the views. A park ranger advised us to visit this point near sunset, which was excellent advice. The setting sun perfectly illuminates the entirety of Yosemite Valley, including Yosemite Falls to the north and Half Dome to the east. If... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can look at as many pictures of Yosemite in general and Glacier Point in particular and none of them do justice to this spectacular landscape. The drive from Yosemite Village is long, winding and uphill but it is worth the effort. If you then go on a short hike continuing upwards you can get a 360 degree view of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All my trip was been focused on Grand Canyon visit, but this view from Glacier Point was breath taking - beautiful is not enough to say. Superb overlook on Yosemite Canyon, Half Dome, Waterfalls...

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