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					                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Yosemite National Park
       Yosemite Valley Hiking Map                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 National Park Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U.S. Department of the Interior

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              18      Shuttle Route / Stop                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5.9 km
                                                                        Self-guiding Nature Trail                                                                            North




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Yosemite Village




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lower Yosemite Fall Trail                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             C re                                                                                                    2 . 0 mi ( 3 .
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Housekeeping                                                                        Pines                                                                                                                                       2693 m
       For your safety, always carry plenty                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Camp 4                            7                                                                                                                                     Lower
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bridge                                                           4. 8 mi (




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   0.9
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                                                                                                                       El Capitan




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          )                            Staircase                                                                                                                                    Nature Center at Happy Isles
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                                                                                                        To Taft Point
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Yosemite National Park
        Yosemite Valley Hiking
        Yosemite National Park                                                                                                                                                                            Map                                                                                                                                                                     National Park Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U.S. Department of the Interior

 Easy (flat and short)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Moderate (flat & long)
  Bridalveil Fall                        0.5 miles/0.8 km round-trip; 20 minutes                                                                                                                                                                                                  Valley Floor Loop                         Full loop: 13 miles/20.9 km; 5 to 7 hours. Half loop: 6.5 miles/10.5 km; 2.5 to 3.5 hours
                                         Begin at the Bridalveil Fall parking area                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Begin at the Lower Yosemite Fall Trailhead (shuttle stop #6)
  A paved trail leads from the Bridalveil Fall parking area to the base of this waterfall, which flows year                                                                                                                                                                       This trail follows many of the Valley’s first east-west trails and wagon roads. The half-loop trail crosses the Valley on El Capitan Bridge. Continue
  round. Walk back to the parking area via the same trail. Expect lots of spray in spring and early summer.                                                                                                                                                                       on to Bridalveil Fall for the full loop. The Valley Floor Loop provides solitude with occasional route-finding difficulty. Hike through meadows,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  forests, and along the Merced River. Along the way, enjoy striking views of Sentinel Rock, Cathedral Rocks, Bridalveil Fall, El Capitan, Three
  Lower Yosemite Fall                    1.1 miles/1.7 km loop trail; 30 minutes                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brothers, and Yosemite Falls.
                                         Begin at the Lower Yosemite Fall Trailhead (shuttle stop #6)
  This short, easy walk rewards visitors with spectacular views of Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls. This                                                                                                                                                                           Strenuous trails may be considered moderate if a only a portion of the trail is hiked.
  waterfall may be dry in late summer and early fall. Expect lots of spray in spring and early summer.                                                                                                                                                                             Strenuous (steep and long)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Four Mile Trail                       9.6 miles/15.5 km round-trip. 6 to 8 hours; 3,200 ft/975 m elevation gain
  Cook’s Meadow Loop                      1 mile/1.6 km; 30 minutes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Begin at the Four Mile Trailhead along Southside Drive in Yosemite Valley
                                          Begin at shuttle stop #5 or #9 (Visitor Center)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  In summer months, take the El Capitan Shuttle to the trailhead. Trail can also be accessed from year-round Valley Visitor Shuttle Stop #7,
  This short walk offers stunning views of Half Dome, Glacier Point, and the Royal Arches. From the shuttle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  adding about ½ mile to the total distance. This trail begins near the base of Sentinel Rock and climbs to the top of Yosemite Valley at Glacier
  bus stop at the Visitor Center (stop #5/#9), walk west along the bike path (in the direction of Yosemite
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Point. Although many hikers do this trail as a round-trip hike, an alternative in the summer is to purchase a bus ticket to Glacier Point ($) and
  Falls). At shuttle bus stop #6, cross the street (watch for traffic!) and follow the bike path, bearing left
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  hike down. Reservations are required; visit a DNC tour desk for details. Trail closed in winter due to ice and extremely hazardous conditions.
  as the path forks. At the Sentinel Bridge parking area, walk out onto the bridge to enjoy a classic view of
  Half Dome (photographed by Ansel Adams) before returning to the parking area. Follow the boardwalk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Panorama Trail                           8.5 miles/13.7 km one-way to Valley floor (via Mist Trail); 6 hours for 3,200 ft/975 m descent
  back across the meadow, cross the street, and turn right to return to the Visitor Center (stop #5).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Begin at the Panorama Trailhead, Glacier Point
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  As its name implies, this trail offers some incredible panoramic views of Yosemite Valley. The trail crosses Illilouette Fall after 2 miles (3.2 km) and
  Mirror Lake/Meadow                     2 miles/3.2 km round-trip to lake; 1 hour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  continues partially uphill along the Panorama Cliff. At the top of Nevada Fall, the trail joins the Mist and John Muir Trails to Happy Isles. In the
  (dry in summer and fall)               5 miles/8 km loop around the lake; 2 hours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  summer, hikers may purchase a one-way bus ticket to Glacier Point ($) and hike down. Reservations required; visit a DNC tour desk for details.
                                         Begin at Mirror Lake Trailhead (shuttle stop #17).
  From the shuttle stop, a paved trail leads directly to Mirror Lake. Hikers may access a loop trail from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Upper Yosemite Fall                     7.2 miles/11.6 km round-trip; 6 to 8 hours; 2,700 ft/823 m elevation gain
  the paved path. This loop follows Tenaya Creek beyond the lake, crosses two bridges beyond the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Begin at the Upper Yosemite Fall Trailhead, Camp 4 (shuttle stop #7)
  Snow Creek intersection and returns past Mirror Lake. When filled in winter and spring, the lake offers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  One of Yosemite oldest historic trails (built 1873 to 1877), the Upper Yosemite Fall trail leads to the top of North America’s tallest waterfall
  beautiful reflections of surrounding cliffs. This is a great place to see wildlife. Exhibits detail the story of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2,425 feet (739 m) above the Valley floor. Do not stray off the marked path, as you will find steep drops adjacent to the trail. Enjoy spectacular
  the area’s lake-to-meadow succession.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  views from Columbia Rock located one mile (and dozens of switchbacks) from the trailhead.
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                          Pines                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3.2 mi                   Vernal & Nevada Falls                    Vernal Fall footbridge: 1.6 miles/2.6 km round-trip;1.5 hours with 400 ft./122 m. elevation gain
                                                        Nature Center at Happy Isles                                                        Mt. Broderick                                                                                                5.1 km        Little
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Vernal Fall: 3 miles/4.8 km round-trip; 3 hours with 1,000 ft./366 m. elevation gain (via Mist Trail)
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Valley                                               Nevada Fall: 7 miles/11.2 km round-trip; 5 to 6 hours with 2,000 ft./610 m. elevation gain (via Mist Trail)
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                                                              6222 ft
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                                                              I897 m                              Vernal
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    m)                                            An excellent view of Vernal Fall is visible from the footbridge at 0.75 miles (1.3 km). Beyond the bridge, at 0.2 miles, the Mist Trail and the
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                       when swimming in these areas.                               Permit required Fridays-Sundays Muir Trail 16.3 mi/26.3 km round-trip; via Mist and John Muir Trails 15.2 mi/24.4 km round-trip;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  & holidays                             10 to 12 hours; 4,800 ft./1,463 m. elevation gain. Begin at Happy Isles (shuttle stop #16)
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  feet (122 m). They consist of two steel cables, about 3 feet apart and suspended at arm’s height from pipes set in the rock. The top of Half
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (Permit Required)                        Dome is a fairly large and level open surface. Camping is not permitted on top of Half Dome.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             This publication was paid for through a grant from The Yosemite Fund.

				
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