Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park Guide Book

by Robert Stone (Day Hike Books)
Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park  by Robert Stone

128pp/maps
ISBN: 1573420379

Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park is a concise guide to 55 incredible hikes in this unmatched jewel among national parks. Highlights include alpine lakes and rivers, world-class waterfalls, glaciated domes and rock sculptures, groves of giant sequoias, and trails along towering granite cliffs that overlook the Yosemite Valley. A range of difficulty, length, and scenery accommodate all levels of hiking experience.

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Trails from the "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 53.
... Preview: This level trail parallels Bridalveil Creek through the lodgepole pine woods and meadows. It is a quiet, away-from-the-crowds hike. There are an abundance of wildflowers along the meadows and two cr ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Wawona, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: Bridalveil Fall is a misty, free-falling waterfall resembling a veil when it is blown by the breezes. Its ribbon of water drops 620 feet off a vertical cliff from the "hanging valley" above to the bo ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Wawona, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: Carlon Falls is a magnificent 35-foot cataract on the South Fork Tuolumne River. The waterfall cascades over wide granite ledges into a large pool surrounded by boulders. The falls was named after Don ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Groveland, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: The trail to Cascade Creek is a quiet, secluded hike along the original Big Oak Flat Road that led to Yosemite Valley back in 1874. The abandoned road has been closed to vehicles since landslides blo ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Groveland, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: Chilnualna Falls twists through a narrow rock chasm and freefalls 240 feet down a narrow gorge from high above the Wawona basin. Above the main falls, a cataract tumbles 60 feet in a series of cascade ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Wawona, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.2
... Preview: Dewey Point and Crocker Point are two overlooks perched on the south rim of Yosemite Valley, 3,500 feet and 3,100 feet above the valley floor. From the overlooks are sweeping birds-eye views of the en ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Wawona, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.8
... Preview: Dog Lake, at 9,240 feet, is a beautiful half-mile-long lake surrounded by grassy meadows and stands of lodgepole pines. A smooth, level path circles the lake, while mountain peaks rise up in the dist ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Lee Vining, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: This valley loop trail is an easy stroll following the banks of the Merced River at the east end of the valley. The hike includes a visit to the Happy Isles Nature Center and the tumbling whitewater ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Wawona, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: The hike to Elizabeth Lake is a steady climb for the first half of the hike. The trail then parallels Unicorn Creek through a beautiful valley. A lush meadow marbled with streams surrounds the lake. ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Lee Vining, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: The town of Foresta is a small settlement tucked into a valley near Big Meadow. The valley is below Big Oak Flat Road just inside the boundary of Yosemite National Park. The hike follows an unpaved ro ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Groveland, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: The Four-Mile Trail is actually 4.8 miles. It begins at Glacier Point overlooking the sculptured landscape of Yosemite Valley. The trail descends 3.200 feet along the south canyon wall via switchba ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Wawona, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: Glacier Point is perched on the sheer southern wall of Yosemite Valley at an elevation of 7,214 feet. This short, wheelchair-accessible trail leads to some of the most inspiring vistas you will ever s ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Yosemite, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
... Preview: The Glen Aulin Trail, a portion of the, Pacific Crest Trail, is a popular hike that leads to Glen Aulin High, Sierra Camp and the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne River. This, hike follows the Tuolumne Ri ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Lee Vining, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 10.4
... Preview: The trail to Harden Lake follows the original Tioga Road built in 1883. It was closed to vehicles in 1961 when the current Tioga Road was completed. The hike parallels the Middle Fork of the Tuolumn ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Yosemite, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Lembert Dome is an impressive, polished granite dome sculpted by glacial ice. From it's 9,450 foot elevation, it offers the premiere view of Tuolumne Meadows and the canyon below. From the exposed d ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Lee Vining, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: Little Nellie Falls is a 30-foot, two-tiered cataract cascading off moss-covered granite into a pool. The trail follows the Old Coulterville Road from Big Meadow to Little Nellie Falls just outside of ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Groveland, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: Lookout Point is on the crest of a barren, granite knoll with panoramic views of the lower Tuolumne River canyon, O’Shaughnessy Dam and the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. Atop the 5,309-foot summit are a few ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Groveland, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: Lower Cathedral Lake sits at 9,250 feet in a bowl beneath the shadow of Cathedral Peak. Glaciated mountains curve around the southwest side of the lake, while bedrock surrounds the lake's perimeter. ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Lee Vining, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: Lower Chilnualna Falls is a multi-tiered 25- foot cataract that roars through a narrow granite canyon with a tremendous volume of water. The trail parallels Chilnualna Creek along a furious whitewater ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Wawona, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: This short, level trail leads to the base of North America's tallest waterfall. The falls drop 2.425 feet, nearly a half mile, in three tiers from the steep granite cliffs. The trail leads to a brid ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park"
Wawona, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5

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