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Address: Wawona Road, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Phone Number: 209 372 1000
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An overall view of Yosemite Village!

Beautiful summer view especially from the Tunnel Viewpoint! was crowded with visitors as the tioga pass was reopen when we visited end May . Traffic to reach the viewpoint was... read more

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

Beautiful summer view especially from the Tunnel Viewpoint! was crowded with visitors as the tioga pass was reopen when we visited end May . Traffic to reach the viewpoint was jammed and took abt 45 mins to reach the area from El-portal Road. Should visit in the morning when there are less crowd.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the first outstanding view you get to see when approaching Yosemite village and yes it does have a wow effect even if you have seen it in pictures before. The steep cliffs rising from the green forest dwarve the giant pine trees and sequoias with sierra nevada summits in the background.

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Bayville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great entrance, gateway, into the magnificent valley. There was a slight haze early in the AM from fires across the state

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With a view of the three big mountains, this is one of the best views in Yosemite! There's a pull off parking area so you can get out to take photos. Yosemite is such an amazing national treasure. Loved seeing it from this vantage point.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the best view you get of the entire Yosemite Valley. You can see all the way down the valley with all of its grandeur. I cannot imagine what thoughts went through the first people that saw this valley. The only thing I think that I have seen that has a better Wow factor is Crater Lake. This view... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stunning view. We arrived here by 8;30am and it was quite so could enjoy the view in peace. However when looking at the view the sun is directly in your face. We drove back later when leaving the park and what a difference! The view was spectacular but also very busy. Well worth trying to get parked though.

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Skanderborg, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Besides Glacier point, this is one of the very best viewpoints in the park. Really beautiful view of the valley and Half Dome. Parking can be tough in peak hours, but be patient.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful and stunning. You can see half dome, El Capitan, Liberty cap and few others. Parking is tight so try to go there in not so busy time. A definite stop when visiting Yosemite

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Burlington, VT, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You are hit with this jaw dropping view of the park right in front of you. It was crowded when we arrived but we had plenty of opportunity to take pics. I cried because I was so overwhelmed by the grand beauty of this view. You must pull over to see this. There is parking available on both sides of... More 

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Bogotá, Distrito Especial, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is inside the park on the way to the valley. It offers some spectacular views of the main mountains. A must stop for everyone. Good for selfies or serious photos.

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