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Dry in Summer, but still a good hike

We have been here before in Spring and there are several waterfalls in Hetch Hetchy. This is one of... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2018
JCB1689
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Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Worth the hike

We had not actually planned on seeing Hetch Hetchy, but as the Tioga Pass was not yet open, our... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
kenindenver
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Lake Ozark, Missouri
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

We have been here before in Spring and there are several waterfalls in Hetch Hetchy. This is one of the best. In summer it is bone dry and only a black stain on the rock. The hike is still worth it though.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

We had not actually planned on seeing Hetch Hetchy, but as the Tioga Pass was not yet open, our itinerary ended up with a free day. It was well worth the short trip there, and allowed us to see one of the sequoia groves in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

This hike in the Hetch Hetchy area is great. We decided to get up early to go and beat the crowds. The drive in is also very nice unless you don’t like roads on the side of a mountain. It is not bad but some...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

When the falls are full this is gorgeous. Decent bike from the parking lot. Some parts are strenuous to get to because of rocks and hills, but it is certainly worth it. I am so happy we went to the falls at Hetch Hetchy. Definitely...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

Decent hike to Wapama Falls. You go across the dam, through a tunnel and keep walking. It was hot but there was shade and a breeze so it was nice, then when we got to the falls, we got wet! So much fun to walk...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Heard about this hike awhile back but was never in the area. The road to the dam is very narrow and the out cropping of rocks come close to your car so be careful. Get there early. Parking is limited. Once you cross the dam...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

We took the hike in early May when the falls were bursting and roaring down the mountain.They were spectacular. We stopped at the first bridge over the fall because water was gushing over the walkway and it looked too dangerous to pass. You will get...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank TripTalkHawaii
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We made the hike in the spring when it is not so hot. You cross the dam and then through a 75 meter long tunnel and then walk the path along the reservoir edge to the falls. It was raging as it was spring. You...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

We did this on our last day at Yosemite. Gorgeous and well maintained. The ranger who greeted us was kind and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

My son and I hike a lot. So the walk there wasn’t particularly challenging. It was April, warm outside, we carry water and more supplies than we could reasonably need. Wear hiking boots or at least sturdy shoes. We always see people setting out in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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