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Wawona Road, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Coming down from Mariposa grove or Glacier point by car leaving the tunnel you are faced with a fantastic view over the Yosemite valley. Stop in the parking lot and look.. and try to find the words to describe ! That’s it !

Thank Francois L
Reviewed 3 days ago

I travel with a photographer, so we arrived early, which was great--they got a good view for sunset. This is a classic view but if it's really crowded, there is a similar view on the other side of the valley. Also, the light fades on...More

Thank ElaineMI
Reviewed 3 days ago

After seeing pictures of this area, it was wonderful to finally experience it in person. If you are in Yosemite, do not miss this fabulous view.

Thank MaryQ46
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of those iconic views of Yosemite so you have to do it. Take time to absorb it all before taking pictures. We have been enjoying it for over 60 years.

Thank LUCKYME72
Reviewed 6 days ago

Drive 2 minutes through a tunnel, then get slapped in the face with one of the world's greatest views. Awesome! This parking lot seems like it could get very busy at peak times.

Thank Josh T
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I nearly did not stop here to admire the views because it was always crowded. However, we parked in the runout area on the way out from the valley, just before going through the tunnel. The views were magnificent and well worth...More

Thank RossOrpington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to see down most of the valley and get an overview. Gives you an idea of how big and majestic it all is.

Thank DoreenHeff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view of The Valley as you exit Wawona Tunnel is indeed jaw-dropping but it does get really busy at the viewing point there. Instead, if you have the time and some energy, take the 2.6 mile out and back hike up to Inspiration Point....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even if you're coming in on another road, backtrack to Tunnel View. There is no better view of the valley. I might've gotten a bit teary eyed at the sight and at my family's reaction.

Thank prestoninaj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Entering the Yosemite Park by the south entrance This is a obligate stop . Parking is available , take a 30 min to see mountains where the glaciers moldings thousands years ago , and now are a stoning view of trees , rocks and waters...More

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nahony
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Response from twm50 | Reviewed this property |
Download the map and brochure, I recall 4-5 easy trails. I don’t have it handy, but I went on 4 trails of easy flat walking to moderate uphill elevations either with a lot of steps or decent gravel paths. There are also some... More
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I don’t know how it is to visit in February, but if there is snow you must have tire-chain or a 4x4 vehicle with snow tires. Chains can be bought and placed at the entrance of the park. We payed 106 dollars for chain and to... More
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