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“Don't go in September!!!!”
Review of Yosemite Falls

Yosemite Falls
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Owner description: The fifth tallest waterfall in the world, Yosemite Falls is the centerpiece of Yosemite National Park.
Herndon, Virginia
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“Don't go in September!!!!”
Reviewed November 8, 2013

Dry as a bone!!! We went there knowing that it was not a high flow time, but thinking we'd see something. Really couldn't go anytime but in September. Next time it will be in March/April. If you do want to see water in September, and have somebody that can't do a long hike in your group, view Nevada Falls from Glacier Point with some good binoculars.

Visited September 2013
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Berkeley, California
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“Best in spring”
Reviewed November 4, 2013

It's best to see the falls in spring. It usually dries out in the summer. The trail to the bottom of the falls is a must do when you are in the valley.

Visited August 2013
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Jerusalem, Israel
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“you will want to have more that 3 hours!”
Reviewed November 3, 2013

we were here with our baby. the falls don't run in early fall (oct) but it is a beautiful place. We didn't stay in the park so we had driving before and after so I felt rushed. next time definitely will fined a place to stay IN the park.
there are many options with strollers as well I found here on TripAdvisor.
Have fun!

Visited October 2013
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Rescue, California
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“Gorgeous”
Reviewed October 24, 2013

All three falls that make up Yosemite Falls were flowing with lots of water in June. It was beautiful to see and photograph.

Visited June 2013
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Myrtle Beach SC - USA
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“Beautiful "everything"... loved it ALL”
Reviewed October 24, 2013

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Subject: Yosemite Falls
Location: Yosemite National Park, California, United States, North America
Title: Beautiful "everything"... loved it ALL
ID#: 181526914

We took the Buffalo Bus Touring's full day tour and it was great. Highlights were comfortable bus, with bathroom, air cond. & BIG windows. Since we had limited time (2 wks total), it was very important to take this tour and not drive. We loved every part of the tour. The Giant Sequoias part of the tour was via an open tram .. stopping often and very good interpreter guide (all day). He had 17 years experience in Yosemite plus his studies, he seemed to "know it all." He shared this experience with the best views, explaining names, history, and details about the trees, flowers, birds, the huge rock formations, and the value of the many forrest fires, most of which was new info for us. (the forrest fires gave us a LITTLE smoke one day ... not bad.

Being our 1st National Park tour of 4, we were immediately "taken" by all the beauty and the great views. We really appreciated all the insights and "stories." A lunch was provided at the beautiful Wawona Hotel.

It was disappointing that we only saw one waterfall; the spring is the best time for that, in that lots of water is generated by rains & melting snows. This was well pointed out prior to our making the reservations. This was a fantastic tour and tour guide and a most reasonable tour cost: Upper OR Lower Loop, $69 / $64 Seniors; BOTH 1-day tours, $129/Sr.

Visited September 2013
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