Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

Hikes in Yosemite

Bridalveil Fall
Distance: 0.5 mile round-trip
Difficulty: Easy
Starting Point: Bridal Fall Parking Area
Time: 20 minutes

Lower Yosemite Fall
Distance: 1.0 mile round-trip
Difficulty: Easy
Starting Point: Lower Yosemite Fall Shuttle Stop #6
Time: 20 minutes

Upper Yosemite Fall Trail To Columbia Rock
Distance: 4.2 miles round-trip
Difficulty: Strenuous
Starting Point: Camp #4 Near Near Shuttle Stop #7
Time: 2 to 3 hours
Elevation: 1,000-foot gain

Top of Upper Yosemite Fall
Distance: 7.2 miles round-trip
Difficulty: Very Strenuous
Starting Point: Camp #4 Near Near Shuttle Stop #7
Time: 6 to 8 hours
Elevation: 2,700-foot gain

Mirror Lake 
Distance: 2 miles round-trip
Difficulty: Easy
Starting Point: Shuttle Stop #17
Time: 1 hour

Vernal Fall Footbridge
Distance: 1.4 miles round-trip
Difficulty: Moderate
Starting Point: Happy Isles Shuttle Stop #16
Time: 1 to 2 hours
Elevation: 400-foot gain

Top of Vernal Fall 
Distance: 3 miles round-trip
Difficulty: Strenuous 
Starting Point: Happy Isles Shuttle Stop #16
Time: 2 to 4 hours
Elevation: 1,000-foot gain

Top of Nevada Fall
Distance: 7 miles round-trip
Difficulty: Strenuous
Starting Point: Happy Isles Shuttle Stop #16
Time: 5 to 6 hours
Elevation: 1,900-foot gain

Top of Half Dome
Distance: 17 miles round-trip
Difficulty: Extremely Stenuous
Starting Point: Happy Isles Shuttle Stop #16
Time: 10 to 12 hours 
Elevation: 4,800-foot gain

Four Mile Trail to Glacier Point
Distance: 4.8 miles one-way
Difficulty: Very Strenuous
Starting Point: Southside Drive
Time: 3 to 4 hours one-way
Elevation: 3,200-foot gain

Valley Floor
Distance: 13 miles full loop
Difficulty: Moderate
Starting Point: Loop Lower Yosemite Fall Shuttle Stop #6  Moderate 
Time: 5 to 7 hours full loop