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Address: Glacier Point Road, Yosemite National Park, CA
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At 4,150 feet high, this peak offers an extensive view.

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Relatively easy 50 minute hike with great views of Half-Dome , El Capitan & many others and easy access to another easy hike "Taft Point... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Maury C
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Relatively easy 50 minute hike with great views of Half-Dome , El Capitan & many others and easy access to another easy hike "Taft Point" also with stunning views

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Mission, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The views are just beautiful, perfect for family pics, you walk so much, but you dont feel it, cuz its just amazing views!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fine 360 degree views of El Cap and waterfalls (Yosemite though dry when we went) and Nevada. Last 10 minutes climb is still worth the effort. Nice pine cones on the way. Satisfying feeling as you walk back to the car!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We first hiked to Taft Point - which was fabulous also, and then took the connecting hike to Sentinel Dome for a total of a five mile hike. It was a very doable hike, with incredible views all along the way. We have already recommended this hike to several people, it is a "MUST DO".

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Innsbruck
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walk up this relatively short walk to Sentinel Dome and you will get a great 360° view of Half Dome, El Capitan and the surrounding. Check El Capitan for some climbers in the wall, which looks spectacular.

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So so glad we stopped here and took the moderate walk to this incredible lookout! Lots of people but nothing like Glacier Point - well worth the time! One of our favorite memories - and we have great pics to prove it!!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's short and offers GREAT value for your workout! We were happy to have our hiking poles as even minimal elevation gain is a challenge for some old sea-level folks, but it's a totally pleasant walk and extremely rewarding.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Easy hike (1.1 miles) to the dome. Once you get to the rock, the hike is a little more difficult but definitely worth it for the 360 degree views of the park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sentinal Dome is a fairly long hike from the parking area on the Glacier Point Road. Once there it is a fairly gradual, moderate climb up to the top. It gives you a 360 degree view of the surrounding topography and plenty of room to move around for different views.The parking at the road can be challenging to access.

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Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful views of Yosemite. Easy hike from Glacier Point, but there is a easier hike from along the road up also.

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