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Yosemite Valley

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Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best climbing sites.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
9035 Village Dr, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389-9912
(209) 372-0200
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The beauty here is unbelievable - for me a spiritual experience a great time of year to visit. No crowds and the colors of fall in full bloom. Should be on the top of anyone’s bucket list!

Thank BUZZCt
Reviewed 2 days ago

the most visit part of the park, it is not describable in mere words. like a walk or drive along the bottom of a fjord with only a bit of water in the river at the bottom.

Thank Westea
Reviewed 3 days ago

Yosemite Valley is a perfect spot to take a stroll walking or biking. We brought our toddler's tricycle on the trip so he rode the trike while we walked the valley. There is much to see and a place to get items your may need...More

Thank mhuertaortiz3
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of America's crown jewels. The only thing I can't imagine is how anyone could give this spectacular park less than five stars. I'd give it far more if I could. We came at the end of October, when the "tourons," as my...More

Thank Sowellman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An incredible sight. Make sure you visit and when you do get out and do one of the walks. We did the Valley Loop Trail.

Thank PhilipJepson
Reviewed 4 days ago

I posted this for dog owners. There is only one type trail where dogs are allowed & it is the paved trails. Remember that bicycles also use the paved trail. The paved mirror lake trail is an example of one of the trails. That said...More

Thank CavemanHHH
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the most scenic and beautiful places on the planet. Take the short hikes to Columbia Rock, Taft Point and Sentinel Dome for amazing views of the valley. Make sure you stop at Tunnel View, Bridalveil Falls and make the drive on Tioga Road...More

Thank mvetock
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had heard a lot about Yosemite National Park and came with high expectations. It lived up to the expectation fully. As it was at the end of October, it was still warm enough and pretty good amount of sunshine as well. And it was...More

Thank SeshKomanduri
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is beautiful. It is also busy. I won't complain about the number of tourists because we are tourists and we're not volunteering to home to make room for the rest.So - go in the shoulder seasons. Stay up there so you can be out...More

Thank Gonefishingx
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took an early morning YARTS public bus from the Mariposa park and ride. Was better value than driving in by car and was perfectly easy from our point of view. It was October; the weather was cold (~5 degrees C) when we arrived at...More

Thank Rob G
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Gemma W
9 October 2018|
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Response from davidamcevoy | Reviewed this property |
Gemma, Highly recommend staying in park. You will pay a little more for food and accommodation but no travel time each day. There is a fantastic bus service in the park so you can park your car and forget it until you leave... More
30 July 2018|
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Response from Pamela L | Reviewed this property |
This morning, August 2nd, the local news reported Yosemite National Park will be closed through tomorrow, August 3rd. This closure has been extended twice so far. If you are coming to California anyway I would suggest you... More
16 June 2018|
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Response from James L | Reviewed this property |
Two correct answers below. Make sure you arrive to glacier point before 9am to have the best shot at getting a parking spot without circling and searching for a long time. I arrived about 1pm and circled the parking lot... More
16 May 2018|
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Thank you! That was very helpful!
Uğurcan E
15 May 2018|
Response from PacificNWFamily |
Hi Please post on the Yosemite forum where there are many participants and great opportunities for ideas. Include your travel dates in your new thread on the forum. Most of the First Come First Served (nonreservation... More