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Address: Trail starts at the Wawona Hotel, Yosemite National Park, CA

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The views of the meadow in the valley are breath taking everything is so green and lush with all the late rains. This is truley one of the locations to visit in California with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2016
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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Start the hike before noon to miss the afternoon rains. Cross the Wawona Road over by the golf course. Up the hill a bit is the trailhead for the Meadow Loop. This is an easy hike that is 3.5 miles roundtrip. You are surrounded by majestic trees, lush groundcover of ferns and rotting logs. Some of the wildflowers have begun... More 

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Brentwood
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The views of the meadow in the valley are breath taking everything is so green and lush with all the late rains. This is truley one of the locations to visit in California with the largest piece of grant in the western hemisphere.

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Staying at the Wawona Hotel, it was fun to watch all of the families playing in the snow filled Wawona Meadow. They were building snowmen, sledding and just having fun. We also walked around the meadow which was a nice hike.

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Thank RiceWP
Prescott, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a great hike to get started with. Nice meandering loop around the Wawona meadow. Great for kids, families or a romantic walk.

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Thank Heather D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Nice 3.5 mile hike around Wawona Meadows that is also one of the only dog friendly trails in Yosemite. Great views of the golf course and also eco-systems in the meadow. Cool weather through the cedars and out around the meadow.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a nice little hike to round off a busy day at Yosemite and decompress. There's really not much to it, though it does show off reclamation and conservation efforts. It's very nice near dusk and the wildlife is plentiful. I'm sure it's just as nice close to sunup as well. It's not a "don't miss", but if you... More 

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Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

But if you want to get away from everyone, this is a nice walk in the woods. It took us about 2 hours to do the loop, which starts through the golf course across from the Hotel.

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simi valley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Whenever we visit Yosemite we always ride our bikes around the Meadow Loop. There's lots to see and explore and is never crowded.

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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I took this nice walk around 5 in the evening. It was nice and flat and we even saw a family of. 5 deer. It ended at the Hwy. and the back side of The Wawona Hotel. It was beautiful and later we went to dinner. Just perfect!

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Framlingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Can get busy during the day, especially in mid-sumner, but is a lovely spot for a pre-breakfast or after-dinner stroll. Good for deer and birds.

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