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Address: East Highway 120, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
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+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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The other side of Yosemite

I never realized how massive Yosemite was until visiting. Tuolumne Meadows is on the eastern side of the park and quite far from Yosemite Valley. The scenery is very different but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Helen G
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Ocean, New Jersey
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Ocean, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I never realized how massive Yosemite was until visiting. Tuolumne Meadows is on the eastern side of the park and quite far from Yosemite Valley. The scenery is very different but just as enjoyable. A great place to relax with a picnic.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

I guess it wasn't the flower season. The meadows is a beautiful patch of grass. If you are lucky enough, you will see a group of deers grazing in a distance away!! Turning around you can see some a backdrop of mountains which are of postcard standards. There's a trekking route along the meadows which I don't know where it... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

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 November 17, 2016

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 November 16, 2016

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 November 6, 2016 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 November 6, 2016

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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