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Yosemite Falls

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Address: Yosemite National Park, CA
Phone Number: 2093720322
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The fifth tallest waterfall in the world, Yosemite Falls is the centerpiece...

The fifth tallest waterfall in the world, Yosemite Falls is the centerpiece of Yosemite National Park.

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Tough hike for old guys, but you can do it!!

Upper Falls hike - Recommended by a waiter at Tenaya Lodge, young but a local. Said it was his second favorite hike behind Half Dome. Couple of tips: #1 --Go early. We found... read more

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

Upper Falls hike - Recommended by a waiter at Tenaya Lodge, young but a local. Said it was his second favorite hike behind Half Dome. Couple of tips: #1 --Go early. We found plenty of parking at 8AM at Camp 4. #2 --Take lots of water and some snack bars. #3 --wear good shoes, trim nails, and tighten shoes up... More 

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Adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I had no idea it was so high so I was blown away by the beauty of this wonderful bit of nature. There are many opportunities to take photos of part or all of the falls and my only regret was not going in spring when there would no doubt have been more water

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New Paltz, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We made the mistake of starting on this hike too late. It's very exposed towards the end and super steep. A constant climb right in the hot sun was terrible! I didn't think I was going to make it. If I ever do it again, I would leave much earlier. Took me all day to do it as I'm not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had two children pre teen and teen who enjoyed getting to hike in a little closer also. On a hot July day still plenty of water coming down the falls. Expect crowds but still worth for the view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and 2 teenage daughters did this hike. Took them 6 hrs 10 mins to hike up and back with a snack break at the top. Lots and lots of stairs. All stated coming down was actually harder. Bring plenty of water!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tips: if you're coming in the summer be ready for the crowd ! They are all over the area. The water falls in the beginning of the summer is full but now it's down to a trickle. Be careful while climbing the rocks because it's slippery. Pack mosquito spray Bec those suckers are there right now. We had visited the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We began our hike at 7am (which isn't early enough- got very hot, very fast) and it took us 4 hours to get to the top of the falls and 3 hours to get back down. For our family of 4, we started with 8 bottles of water, 4 Gatorades, and 2 coconut waters and it wasn't enough and left... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very easy walk to lower falls viewing area and well worth the short hike. Once in area you have lots of room to get that great picture of the falls and family

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Cool, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are two trail options to the falls. We took one way in & the other way out. Both pleasant & scenic with many places to stop & play/explore on the rocks. The falls of course are amazing with many photo options as you can climb/walk off trail around to either side of the falls.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

These falls are probably the easiest falls to get to and probably why it is so crowded. the falls are very pretty where you can sit for ages and just watch the water pound away.

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