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All reviews the john muir trail nevada falls great hike worth the effort happy isles elevation gain steep hike bring plenty of water hiking boots granite steps emerald pool decent shape spectacular views day hike coming down merced river picnic lunch
My kids (13 and 11) and I (36...haha) did this trail combined with the Mist and John Muir. The crowd (and air) get thin as you near the top. It is fairly strenuous as it is all up up up, but doable imho if you're...More
It's strenuous climbing (walking) 2000 ft but worth it. Allow 5-6 hours round trip. 3 of those for photo stops! Take John Muir back, bit longer but easier as less steep coming down. Take the falls route going up.
A steep walk but well worth it in the end fabulous views all the way up. The footpath was a little rugged in places especially towards the top on the mist trail. Hiking shoes or good trainers needed as it gets a little slippery in...More
We were here in the beginning of October and the waterfal was very very poor.
What Ive seen on the pictures and what I saw in reality was two different things.
But okay, may be not an appropriate time for visiting.
The trail is paved most of the way to the falls, with drinking fountains and bathrooms along the route. While the falls weren't roaring in September, the water was still flowing. The hike to the falls is steeper than expected, but beautiful at every step.
This hike is not for those out of shape! My husband and I consistently work out and this hike was not the easiest. However it was 100% worth every step! The views from the top are breathtaking.
Some things of note: there are massive steps...More
Stunning views, excellent walking, amazing waterfalls! A must-do for anyone visiting California! The views from Glacier Point were fantastic and it was a great walk back down to Half Dome Village from here!