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

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Small-Group Tour of Yosemite from Lake Tahoe

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Nature at its best.

We stopped and made coffee while the kids explored this area for a good hour or so. Just beautiful, Yosemite is certainly a beautiful part of the world and so much to see from... read more

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We stopped and made coffee while the kids explored this area for a good hour or so. Just beautiful, Yosemite is certainly a beautiful part of the world and so much to see from waterfalls, to high cliff faces and now wild rivers. Must see destination and you could easily spend days hiking and camping at some breathtaking places. Driving... More 

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Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We drove here from Yosemite Valley, approx 1 1/4 hour drive. The drive was beautiful. There was a stop at a vista(can't remember name) that was unbelievable. We also stopped at a beach on a lake. Definitely recommend going to this end of the park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I guess because of the drought in California, a lot of the greenery here has given way to a lot of dry grass. The view was still good though.

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silicon valley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is easy to drive to trails and climbs. It is popular and a busy location. it is a way to get on the john muir trail from the road.

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Yuba City, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An hour or so east on of the valley floor, I found lakes and streams that had water, trails galore, place to go if your want to fish this time of year.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While the drive from the valley floor is far, it is worth the trip. The trip also gives you the chance to see the varied landscape of Yosemite. While there we did two hikes, the first was the Dog Lake hike. Note with the trail to be very careful to leave and return on the same trail, there are two... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful meadow with a river running through it, wonderful place to go for a nice easy walk. Nice visitors center. We just walked a bit on the trail through the meadow, but had a nice time. Very relaxing.

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure to visit this visitor center- fun exhibits, knowledgeable staff. Pretty crowded just like everything at Yosemite, so be patient and leave yourself plenty of time to go and see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is less visited and offers spectacular view! 90 minute scenic drive to reach the trailhead, and the loop until Twin Bridges is 4.1 miles, 267' elevation gain. If you want to, you could continue with Lembert Dome Loop (7 miles), 1087' elevation gain and 1092' loss.

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get out of the Valley heat and crowds for the meadow. Soda Springs is a great short hike for all ages.

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