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A good place for hiking to get away from the crowds.
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East Highway 120, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
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+1 209-372-0263
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The meadows provides lots of activities in order to enjoy the wonderful and world famous national park in CA.

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a beautiful place, we know that the view is seasonally dressed, and each season has its own ascetics. We now know what the meadows look like in September. The golden grass flows for miles to the mottled gray hills in the distance. Large groves...More

Thank wmerry2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not as spectacular as elsewhere but worth a stop and a hike if u have time or come thru tioga pass. Beautiful scenery especially in the spring!

Thank OntarioCanuck1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tuolumne Meadows is a beautiful place two hours drive from the main valley floor. It is unlike the main valley and is at a much higher altitude. The campground at Tuolumne is a large one with 150 plus sites not including the Lodge which is...More

1  Thank DaleRachmeler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most people think of El Cap, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls or the Ahwanee Lodge, all in Yosemite Valley. Tuolomne Meadows is the other Yosemite up high to the north. Here is the land of day hikes and backpacks. It also has some beautiful cabins to...More

Thank Pfitzgerald1946
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to go to Yosemite despite the heavy fires that closed the valley. No smoke at all there (unlike over Lake Tahoe...), just clear blue skies. A much underrated part of the park definitely worth a detour.

Thank Eric T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was only 40 minutes from Mammoth Lakes. There are hikes and walks everywhere. It's difficult to keep your eye on the road with all the fantastic views.

Thank Trekduet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply a very nice landscape and great for an easy walk around. Obviously less in the shade but you can explore a lot. Definitely worth a stop. Enjoy the views, the river, also the spring and lodge (small museum) is nice to visit. Parking is...More

Thank Jogi85
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Place seemed to be full activity when we visited. Large open space carpeted in yellow flowers and many walkers and hikers enjoying the area. There is also a campground that was very busy. Restrooms at different points and ample parking. Wish we had more time...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

It is worth coming up here to have a different type of view and walk to those in the valley. For more serious hikers you can use the hiking bus to get up high enough to make the walk to half dome only quite daunting...More

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Mary Ann H
September 14, 2018|
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Response from PacificNWFamily |
Hi Tioga Road is likely to be open, but it might close for a day or two if there is an early season snow storm. Check conditions *before* you drive. 209 372 0200 The amenities in Tuolumne Meadows like the tent cabins... More
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Janet B
June 26, 2018|
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Hi This is the listing for Tuolumne Meadows. Do you mean Tenaya Lake on Tioga Road? Then, yes. You can swim in this chilly alpine lake. There are other lakes where you can swim, but none with such easy access. And there... More
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Trina H
May 29, 2017|
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Response from Gina M | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember it being all that winding, but remember, you will on the Tioga Pass Road. That goes into the mountains. The speed limit is quite slow, so that might help a bit. As for the cabins, I cannot help you on... More
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