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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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Worth the drive

We drove over from the valley, about 2 hours to go for a wonderful hike, Mono Pass. The landscape is very different from the valley, not to mention much cooler. It was well worth... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We drove over from the valley, about 2 hours to go for a wonderful hike, Mono Pass. The landscape is very different from the valley, not to mention much cooler. It was well worth the trip.

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half moon bay, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am writing this review to correct some misinformation that I had read before our trip this week. One- despite what the maps (at least some of them) indicate- there is no gas station in Tuolumne Meadows. In fact- no gas between the entrance to the park and somewhere over Tioga Pass like Lee Vining. Also- one cannot cook in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First stop after entering Yosemite via Tioga Pass. Incredible cliffs while driving into the park, makes way for Beautiful meadows and streams. Lembert Dome is the only reminder that you're in Yosemite. Quiet, easy trails without the crowds of Yosemite Valley. Soda Springs, a small hot pool in the middle of a grass field, was interesting but not the highlight.... More 

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the most beautiful Meadows in Yosemite. We always see some type of wildlife here. In the past we have seen bear and Elk, but on this trip only saw deer. Nice hiking trails across the meadows which are not too strenuous, even for someone like me that had recent back surgery.

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El Portal, Ca.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome, lots of history from native americans to the sheepherders and calvary to present day commercial guardianship through nps

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Nanuet, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We headed out to Tuolumne Meadows because the temps there are a good 15 degrees cooler than in the valley. The hikes are more moderate and the views are stunning.

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Uniontown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A peaceful, welcoming meadow. You can see pothole dome and the soda straw area from here. We enjoyed the small visitor center here and they do bathrooms with running water.

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Harriman, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our trip to Yosemite NP one of the scenic drives we did was Tioga Road (Hwy 120) from Crane Flat all the way through Tioga Pass to Mono Lake. Along the way we came to Tuolumne Meadows. On this first drive we just stayed a few minutes as we knew we still had a long drive ahead of us... More 

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Honolulu, HI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy walk, not too much shade along the way so bring a hat. Spotted a deer, chipmunks, squirrel and prarie dog looking animal by the bridge which is a short walk from the springs. Tasted the springs water, but I didn't want more than a sip. Mineral taste is 'metallic' and probably best benefits the wildlife. Cool to see it... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of my favorite scenery in Yosemite. Just gorgeous. Beautiful meadows, winding streams. Open expanses with craggy backgrounds. Peaceful and uncrowded. Worth an extended visit to simply sit and soak it all in.

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