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Best trails in Yosemite National Park

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Looking for a great trail in Yosemite National Park, California? AllTrails has 249 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 110 hard trails in Yosemite National Park ranging from 2.1 to 211 miles and from 3,828 to 14,475 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

With over 3.5 million yearly visitors from throughout the world, the iconic Yosemite National Park is known for some of the most beautiful hikes and landscapes in the United States. There are over 800 miles of trails to explore through Yosemite Valley, Tuolumne Meadows, and Wawona. Yosemite has so much to see including the sequoias, the flower filed meadows and valleys left behind from the glaciers, the highest waterfall in the United States, and the spectacular Half Dome and El Capitan. Entrance Fees You can pay the entrance fee or purchase an annual or lifetime pass at any park entrance station. (You can also purchase these in advance, if desired.) All park entrances (except Hetch Hetchy) are open 24 hours per day. If the entrance station is unstaffed when you arrive, you can pay on the way out. Seven-day pass if entering via: Non-commercial car, pickup truck, RV, or van with 15 or fewer passenger seats $35 per vehicle (no per-person fee) Motorcycle $30 per motorcycle (no per-person fee) Foot, bicycle, horse, or non-commercial bus or van with more than 15 passenger seats $20 per person aged 16 or older

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Map of trails in Yosemite National Park
Park information
Acreage:
759620 acres
Contact
209-372-0200
Top trails (249)
#1 - Vernal and Nevada Falls via the Mist Trail
Yosemite National Park
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 5 h 1 m
Yosemite National Park is open to those with reservations begining on Thursday, June 11. See the park website for more info: https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/covid19.htm During the winter monthsShow more
#2 - Upper Yosemite Falls Trail
Yosemite National Park
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 5 h 3 m
Yosemite National Park is open to those with reservations begining on Thursday, June 11. See the park website for more info: https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/covid19.htm Enjoy the thrilling viewShow more
#3 - Half Dome Trail
Yosemite National Park
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Length: 15 mi • Est. 9 h 1 m
Yosemite National Park is open to those with reservations begining on Thursday, June 11. See the park website for more info: https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/covid19.htm Half Dome is a serious eShow more
#4 - Vernal Falls
Yosemite National Park
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
Note: Due to public health and safety concerns, descending the Mist Trail steps from the top of Vernal Fall is prohibited from 9 am to 4 pm. To return to the trailhead, continue hiking uphill to ClarkShow more
#5 - Four Mile Trail
Yosemite National Park
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow Star(1360)
Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 6 h 9 m
Yosemite National Park is open to those with reservations begining on Thursday, June 11. See the park website for more info: https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/covid19.htm The Four Mile Trail switShow more
#6 - Lower Yosemite Falls Trail
Yosemite National Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 26 m
Yosemite National Park is open to those with reservations begining on Thursday, June 11. See the park website for more info: https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/covid19.htm A quick stroll to see YoShow more
#7 - Clouds Rest Trail via Tenaya Lake
Yosemite National Park
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow Star(1018)
Length: 12.3 mi • Est. 7 h 3 m
Yosemite National Park is open to those with reservations begining on Thursday, June 11. See the park website for more info: https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/covid19.htm The best place to enjoy Show more
#8 - Glacier Point Trail
Yosemite National Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(563)
Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 24 m
Yosemite National Park is open to those with reservations begining on Thursday, June 11. See the park website for more info: https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/covid19.htm Drive to the best view iShow more
#9 - Sentinel Dome Trail
Yosemite National Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
Yosemite National Park is open to those with reservations begining on Thursday, June 11. See the park website for more info: https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/covid19.htm Sentinel Dome starts froShow more
#10 - Mirror Lake via Valley Loop Trail
Yosemite National Park
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
Yosemite National Park is open to those with reservations begining on Thursday, June 11. See the park website for more info: https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/covid19.htm An easy loop trail in YoShow more
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