You’ve seen one and you’ve seen them all
You’ve seen one and you’ve seen them all. But I doubt you can find a place you can compare to Yosemite Valley. Its sky high walls of natural splendour and spectacular waterfalls leave every visitor absolutely in love with its beauty. Welcome to hundreds of travellers every year, Yosemite Valley is one of the most visited destinations in terms of camping and biking excursions. Best of all, it wins hands down when it comes to favourite hikes in Yosemite.
Day hikes in Yosemite Valley are perfectly accentuated with breathtaking views at every turn. From wondrous waterfalls that are picture perfect during springtime and early summer, to the rich wildlife that resides this paradise, there is no room for boredom.
Distance: 8.5 miles or 13. 5 km. A moderate to difficult trail, this is a crowd favorite when it comes to Yosemite three day hikes. Start at Glacier Point and work your way to Yosemite Valley, which is the most preferred route to take. There is nothing short of magnificent about the picturesque landscape seen through this trail. Be enchanted by its overflowing flora and fauna and you are bound to come again, year after year after year.
Challenging day hikes in Yosemite Valley can also be tried out through this great trail. Hike your way up the great Yosemite Falls with this 12 km trail. It can be a very tricky and steep climb. But you’re never alone as this popular trail attracts a great number of people. And once you see the incredible view of the Yosemite Falls and its surrounding vistas, you’ll understand why and the difficult journey would all be worth it.
With a distance of 0.5 miles or .8 km and if you’re looking for a scenic vacation without all that work, this trail would be perfect for you. Pretty much an easy hike, The Lower Yosemite Falls trail is squeezed in between wonderful views of the waterfalls that will keep you entertained. Though, given its popularity, there’s bound to be more people on this trail than other Trails in Yosemite Valley.
When it comes to Yosemite, hikes are never the same when you travel the Half Dome Trail. A trail to die for, quite literally. Considered the most physically demanding trail in Yosemite Valley, this scenic route is not to be taken lightly. The cable ascent found on this trail will test every fiber of strength and courage in your body. But every great adventure is never without any risks, proven true by the countless crowds who still venture through this trail every year. Of course, everything is forgiven and forgotten once you see the awesome scenery.