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Address: East Highway 120, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Phone Number: +1 209-372-0263
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A good place for hiking to get away from the crowds.

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$281.25*
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$150.00*
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Small-Group Tour of Yosemite from Lake Tahoe

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On Tioga Road

As we know moorlands from Switzerland, it was not that special to us, but still a very picturesque landscape. Really enjoyed the views out of the car while cruising the Tioga Road... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Basel, Switzerland
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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As we know moorlands from Switzerland, it was not that special to us, but still a very picturesque landscape. Really enjoyed the views out of the car while cruising the Tioga Road heading to Mono Lake.

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Woodlands, stone, babbling brook and forest. Beautiful and high in altitude, this was a fairly easy hike through the meadow. The next few miles up to Lambert Dome were exhausting and finally exhilarating as you reached the unending views. Worth the climb!

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Groveland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hike Tuolumne Meadows in the back and went to Soda Springs and to The Cabins up there what an amazing view and what an amazing place at the elevations of Yosemite National Park the view from Soda Springs on the way back to the visitor center gave us a clear view of Cathedral Peak next time I wish to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From Olmsted point to the actual meadow and glacial lake, an amazing add on to any Yosemite visit. Saw soda spring in meadow. Easily accessible from our hotel in El Portal.

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Odense, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop to check out the Visitors Centre and get a map there are some good hikes here. Restrooms and tourists.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Driving the 120 was spectacular! Lots of opportunities to pull over for pictures. Really enjoyed this area after leaving the hustle and bustle of Yosemite Valley.

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on the way back down from Tiago pass in late afternoon and had it almost completely alone. The meadow is peaceful, with pockets of water. We started hiking the trail around which led into the edge of the forest and surprisingly to the beautiful river! The further we went the more beautiful. We ended up at some... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

When you stop to check out the Visitors Centre take a short walk and find out what a peaceful (get far enough away from the traffic) place this is. Very accessible and great views..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Vastly different than the Valley but a nice change after the majesty of El Cap and the Dome etc. The Gaylor Lake hike was hard for us (seniors and at 11k feet) and the lake was beautiful but not out of the ordinary for mountain lakes.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Great stop off of 120 route. Really quiet and wonderful. Great views. We enjoyed this a lot. Sun and cold.

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