Yosemite Hiking Trails

Yosemite Falls Spraybow Half Dome Cables Chilnualna Falls Trail Yosemite Falls
Hike Namesort ascending Distance in Miles Elevation Gain/Loss Quality Crowds Scenery
Yosemite Falls Trail 6.80 miles. Round trip distance. Don't be fooled by the distance, though. It's a tough 6.8 miles. 2800/2800
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Tenaya Canyon 10.00 miles. This is a very rough distance estimate. Also keep in mind that these are hard off-trail miles.
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Red Peak Pass via Ottoway Lakes 34.00 miles. 12 miles to Lower Ottoway Lake, 15 miles to Red Peak Pass and another 30 minutes to the summit of Red Peak 6000/6000
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Panorama Trail from Glacier Point to Yosemite Valley 7.80 miles. to Happy Isles via the Mist Trail. Add a mile for the JMT. 10 miles round trip from Glacier Point 500/3000
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Obelisk Lake from Merced Lake 35.00 miles. 35-40 RT from Glacier Point; about 6-8 miles RT from Merced Lake 2700/2700
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Mount Lyell from Tuolumne Meadows via Lyell Canyon 25.00 miles. Round trip distance 4500/4500
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Mist Trail to Nevada Falls Loop 6.00 miles. Distance assumes you hike up the Mist Trail (2.5 miles) and down the JMT (3.5 miles). 5 miles if you do the Mist Trail RT 1885/1885
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Mariposa Grove of the Giant Sequoias and Wawona Point 6.00 miles. You can walk as little (take the shuttle) or as much as you want. 6 miles to see the upper grove and Wawona Point without using the shuttle 0 - 800 feet
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Hite Cove 8.40 miles. Round trip distance to Hite Cove ghost town, but the first mile is the best for wildflowers so this can be almost any length. 600/600
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Half Dome Cables Route 16.00 miles. Round trip from Happy Isles, via the Mist Trail. Add 2 miles RT via the JMT 4800/4800
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Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne from White Wolf 30.50 miles. Typically done in a 3 or 4 day trip but there are so many beautiful pools and side peaks to explore it could occupy a much longer trip too. 4000/4000
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Four Mile Trail 4.60 miles. One way distance, using the bus shuttle that leaves from the Lodge. 9.2 miles round trip. 3200/3200
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Fern Ledge: John Muir's Yosemite Falls 4.00 miles. Thats a rough distance. Count on about 1-2 hours each way. Three hours if your companion has to stop every six seconds to look at flowers (sorry guys) 1400 more or less
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Cloud's Rest from Tenaya Lake 14.40 miles. Round trip distance 1776/1776
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Chilnualna Falls Trail 8.20 miles 2400/2400
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Alder Creek Fall 8.00 miles. Round Trip 1000/1000
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