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Address: Wawona Road, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Phone Number: 209 372 1000
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A View With a Caution

The view is great as everyone mentions. Breathtaking for sure. A word of caution is to be really aware of the traffic passing by you.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The view is great as everyone mentions. Breathtaking for sure. A word of caution is to be really aware of the traffic passing by you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We came into Yosemite in this direction and stopped. What a spectacular view. Pictures do no do it justice.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Okay view. Not really worth the traffic and huge numbers of people. I didn't really understand what everyone was starring at. I didn't think it was that great. We did the 1.3 mile hike to inspiration point as well- after quite a strenuous hike we were dissappointed with the view. In general- my advice would be to avoid Yosemite completely.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On the first visit, didn't think much of it since the focus was Glacier point and the sights are behind you but do make it a point to spend a few minutes here - later we read it was perhaps the most photographed point in the Park!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was one of our favorite lookouts in Yosemite. You can see Half Dome and El Captain and it's absolutely lovely at sunset! There is a parking lot right before the actual tunnel and several photographers come to stake out a spot as sunset approaches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

awesome views!! Be careful of parking - very crowded even in the off season! There are so many places to view the valley and I love them all - each give a different perspective worth seeing!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Called into a real busy car park for a photo stop on a bus tour, place was crammed, with buses arriving and departing all of the time, road was real busy as well. Photo opportunity well worth waiting for, once the droves dis-appeared, a real wow moment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here whilst do the Yosemite Valley Floor Tour. A great two hour tour of Yosemite that I would really recommend. The view was spectacular and really shouldn't be missed. There is parking available, but not loads, so am glad I didn't have to deal with that!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stunning views..... anyone would think we had stepped right into a postcard. We sat here and had our lunch as sadly I was not up to walking any of the trails. Beautiful stop point that you must do because once you drive through the tunnel the view is gone!! So stop and enjoy it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

WE of course shared the space with a few bus loads of people, so we didn't eat our picnic here, but the pictures we took of this classic view are stupendous. It's not easy to imagine how it felt to see this a hundred+ years ago, but it's still an iconic spot.

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