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Yosemite Valley

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Address: 9035 Village Dr, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389-9912
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(209) 372-0200
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best climbing...

Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best climbing sites.

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$118.75*
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Guided Snowshoe Hike in Yosemite
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$90.00*
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Yosemite Valley Winter Tour
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$156.25*
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Private Guided Hiking Tour in Yosemite

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great time to visit with snow---Magical Place

we toured the valley with snow covered landscape. It was wonderful. We visited three falls and were extremely happy we had purchased clamp on cleats from REI. The more expensive... read more

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Lafayette, Ca
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Lafayette, Ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

we toured the valley with snow covered landscape. It was wonderful. We visited three falls and were extremely happy we had purchased clamp on cleats from REI. The more expensive type with little teeth that dug into snow and ice. As people without were falling and could result in injury. The views of the falls were awesome. Bridal Falls was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I suggested to drive up to the mountain by yourself to enjoy this place entirely. It took me approximate 5 hours to drive from my hotel (near to airport) to the central village. When I set myself to the place, the sun was about going down, it was too dark to have a nice shot. Thus, if you plan to... More 

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Owosso, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yosemite Valley: A 6 square mile stretch that is the heart and soul of the this beautiful park which measures almost 1,200 square miles in it's entirety. We entered through Lee Vining on 120. It took 2 hours to reach the valley. Up, over and around Polly Dome, Half Dome, Sentinel Dome and the Merced River. We left via the... More 

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Belfast
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved this place, it was everything we expected it to be and more, however I was shocked that the rangers hadn't put grit on the ice going up or down to see the waterfall just after tunnel view. It was hazardous and and dangerous, people were falling all over the place! There were young families with children and babes... More 

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Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Based on all the beautiful pictures showing winter wonderland in Yosemite park we drove up to capture nature ourselves during MLK day. We arrived using the 41 from the south. Some parts of the road were covered by snow an ice so be prepared for that, i.e. winter tires or chains! Especially in the morning when parts lying in the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Somebody wise told us to fire up the video when you get almost get to the end of the tunnel. The views of El Capitan and half dome here are amazing. The snow created a contrast to the mountains that was beautiful. The waterfalls creating frozen tapestries of ice on the cliff faces were gorgeous. Never been here in the... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The place is magic. No words. They say during summer is crowded. We went during winter and was almost a private visit. The food is very expensive and the quality is very poor. Bring your own.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I crossed this off my bucket list in 2016!! Of course, I preferred to be here in summer but happened to travel in the freezing month of December. That gave me a chance to see breathtaking snow sights. We couldn't walk or trek much due to negative temperatures but the views were gorgeous. It looked like we were on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was the most exciting day trip to Yosemite Valley because the day was stunning, the sun was out, the sky clear and blue and it was not too cold. The snow, waterfalls and scenery were just spectacular, everywhere you looked. I certainly was not expecting a winters day to be so beautiful, let alone that the scenery would be... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

October 12, 2016. Yosemite is a pretty amazing place but you must be strategic with the time of the year when you visit. We assumed that October would be safe but the buses and road work turned the valley into a nightmare. This place is extremely busy with foreign visitors and that is awesome, but I would pick a much... More 

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