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Best trails in Yosemite Valley

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Looking for a great trail near Yosemite Valley, California? AllTrails has 213 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. If you're looking for the best trails in Yosemite National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park or Mono Lake Park. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 92 hard trails in Yosemite Valley ranging from 4.1 to 203.1 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!
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Map of trails in Yosemite Valley
Top trails (213)
#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
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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: 1.2 mi • Est. 28 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
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Length: 13 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
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 15 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 - Vernal Falls and Clark Point via Mist and John Muir Loop
Yosemite Valley, California
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
NOTE: The upper portion of the John Muir Trail between Clark Point and the top of Nevada Fall is closed in winter due to treacherously icy conditions. Keep in mind that the sections of trail that remaShow more
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