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Crescent Lake from Chilnualna Falls Trailhead

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Yosemite National Park

Crescent Lake from Chilnualna Falls Trailhead is a 18.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Yosemite Valley, California that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, fishing, and backpacking and is best used from May until October.

Length 18.7 mi Elevation gain 4,599 ft Route type Out & Back

Backpacking

Camping

Fishing

Hiking

Forest

Lake

Waterfall

Wild flowers

No dogs

Description
Waypoints (7)

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

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Reviews (5)
Photos (625)
Recordings (4)
Completed (14)
Domenico Matteo
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logan babcock
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Backpacking
First to Review

This is longer than this app says, it’s 12 miles in to the lake! Still an incredible hike, but be prepared for ruthless uphill, and unescapable mosquitoes. Me and my friend who did this for an overnight have about 20 bites on each limb. Great trail for getting away, because once you pass the falls it’s quite remote and not busy at all (didn’t see one human!). Overall a great location, just be prepared for the journey.

Eric collisson
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Vincent Price
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Backpacking
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Lori Cherry
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