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“Don't be one of those who pass up this amazing view”
Review of Glacier Point

Glacier Point
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$115.00*
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Yosemite Day Hike from Glacier Point Including Panorama Trail
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$229.00*
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Yosemite and Glacier Point with Ahwahnee Lunch
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$345.00*
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Yosemite and Glacier Point Tour from Los Angeles by Train
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Owner description: This rustic geological formation is most famous for the magnificent sunsets that can be viewed from its top.
Reviewed April 11, 2013

After a slow, winding drive to the point, you will have an amazing birds eye view of the valley floor. From Glacier Point, you pick out all the main features of Yosemite Valley. Make sure that you walk to the different viewpoints at the point. Each viewpoint has a different perspective. If you are a photographer, I would say that 2:00 - 5:00pm in the summer is the best time for photographs. In the morning, a bright sun will burn out your photos. Too late in the afternoon will leave some features in the shadows and will be too dark in your photos.

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Reviewed April 10, 2013

We purchased one-way tickets and took the bus to Glacier Point in the morning. The driver was very informative as we made our way up the winding road to the top. The views from Glacier Point of Yosemite Valley are breathtaking, providing great views of Half Dome, the Royal Arches, and Yosemite Falls (no water flowing when we were there). We hiked down the Panorama Trail (to the Mist Trail ~8 miles total) which provided spectacular views along the whole trail. If you're not in the shape to do that, take the bus round trip; you really don't want to miss Glacier Point if you are in Yosemite!

3  Thank _0mkq0_
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

getting to the top of glacier point is the best thing youll ever do, the views are stunning and its worth every minute! you WILL regret it if you dont go up there, so go, stop in yosemite lodge at the falls you get a free pass up there!!!

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Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

My first of the big national parks. Four days was just not enough time! Glacier Point was by far our favorite view point even though it was pretty crowded. Highly recommend coming here first on your trip to the park!

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Reviewed April 2, 2013

We went on a ranger guided snow shoe hike at Glacier Point. It was more difficult than I thought it would be, but it was a ton of fun. And the view when we got to the top was incredible!

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