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Address: Glacier Point to Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA
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Breathtaking views that you can only see from this hike. Be sure to bring lots of water and food. Wear hiking shoes because there are a few steep parts. Make sure you stop at the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Katelyn T
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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Breathtaking views that you can only see from this hike. Be sure to bring lots of water and food. Wear hiking shoes because there are a few steep parts. Make sure you stop at the Nevada Falls which is only .2 miles off of the train. We did the one way Glacier point tour bus (reservations required), which was very... More 

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Wilton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took the bus to the top of glacier peak from Yosemite valley lodge. Then hiked the panaroma trail. First half of the hike is down hill. My husband and I were "oh we can do this!". Then we got to the up hill part and that is when we thought "oh we are going to die here!". We were... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Panorama trail is advertised as a strenuous 8.5 mile walk and despite being a relatively fit 60yr old, I was still a bit apprehensive about doing it. Starting at Glacier Point (book the bus from Yosemite Lodge, $25, don't just turn up expecting to get on it), the first few miles are straightforward, mostly downhill with great views. There... More 

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Clarksville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have any hiking experience, have a pair of hiking shoes, and are in reasonable shape you can hike this beautiful trail. My teenage daughter and I did this trail yesterday (mid-August). We took the 10 AM bus from Yosemite lodge to Glacier Point (~$25) and started hiking down around noon. We were back at the Happy Isles bus... More 

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Newtown, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rode the 8:30am one way bus ($25) up to Glacier Point to hike the trail down. Every view was like a postcard. The hike never got boring. Yes, it started getting crowded at Nevada Falls, but we knew it would. Somehow we missed the side trail to Panorama Point, but that that's OK. Maybe next time. Just thought I... More 

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Knoxville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this trail. Took 8:30 AM Glacier Pt Hikers Bus. Arrived at Glacier Point around 10:00. Trail is very scenic, 3 sets of waterfalls if you descent the Mist Trail. Downhill almost all the way. Relatively uncrowded until you get to Nevada Falls area. Lots of good view points. Bring sunscreen--most of the trail is exposed.

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Thank Hiker4man
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To friends and I did this Hike in juli. We had a great time! It is so beautiful! You can see all the greatest part of the parc and it is just marvellous. We also swam a little in the river. The water was crystal clean (and really cold) and there were some fishes skimming next to us. It is... More 

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Washington State
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to hike just a portion of this trail on a morning in August. Maybe someday we'll arrange transportation for the entire hike, but this time my young nephew and I hiked down toward Illilouette Fall for about 20-25 minutes, and then hiked back up. The views were great, the sun was hot, and the trail was dusty. But... More 

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Bristol, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just do it! I have really really bad knees and haven't been working out much lately but I was determined to check it out after reading all the great reviews. Took the $25 one-way tour bus to glacier point and hiked down. My feet were super sore at the end of the day and my knees were seriously angry even... More 

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

We were there and wanted to do this so badly. But it was 97 degrees and my body wasn't use to the altitude. We spent $25 (make sure to make a reservation for this) to be driven up to Glacier point and then we were on our own. It took us forever to hike down to the valley with one... More 

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