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Bridalveil Falls

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Address: Yosemite National Park, CA

Landmark waterfall located in Yosemite.

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Beautiful, Accessible Falls

Bridalveil Falls is an easy hike from the parking lot. There are views from all around the park of this waterfall. Be aware that as you get close to the bottom, the spray is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Greenwood, Arkansas
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Greenwood, Arkansas
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bridalveil Falls is an easy hike from the parking lot. There are views from all around the park of this waterfall. Be aware that as you get close to the bottom, the spray is heavy. It's next to impossible to get a shot here without getting mist on your lens. I was soaked & loved it!

Thank deesmountains
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The walk is short and pram friendly. The falls are beautiful, but the spray comes into the path which can get you a bit wet. We'll. Worth it.

Thank Katie C
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really pretty falls and we'll worth a visit. Like almost everywhere you stop in Yosemite National Park you will be wowed by the incredible views of the peaks, water and forests . Bridalveil Falls was one of the first places we were to on the advice of the visitors centre and how right they were! Beautiful, peaceful and majestic it... More 

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The water in April 2017 is running very high. Expect to get WET. As in pouring rain before you even get to the falls. Bring a poncho and stand under the spray. The view from just pas the parking area is dry, but fantastic too. Super short.

Thank bl1416
Hastings, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The falls look so stunningly beautiful it makes you want to walk to the base and dive in! I imagine the water is very cold though. The whole of Yosemite is so beautiful and so easy to access and not expensive for what you can do there all day

Thank peppermint
St. Louis
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was the spur of the moment. We went completely unprepared and still managed to enjoy everything Yosemite had to offer. It is amazing, the nature, the waterfalls, the views, the sunsets....everything was beautiful. It should be a must on your list. I'd do it again.

Thank jazzSt_Louis
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So strong, so mighty, and I have seen my share of waterfalls. Because of the floods the road was hard to pass and most of the path was closed, but still, the part open was amaxing. Do not miss

Thank Oren M
Bel Air, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking may be an issue, but we lucked out. The falls are easily accessed and you will get wet! Much fun!

Thank ssdirotm
Amite, Louisiana
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This falls can be seen from the valley and is easily accessible on a paved trail. There are good views at the base of the falls, but be prepared to get wet in the heavy mist.

Thank Mizzou_Engineer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have ever been to Bridalveil, you know that once the path ends, you can boulder up to the edge of the falls. Today that bouldering was part of the falls as the water was flowing all over those rocks. And you will get pretty wet if you go all the way to the end of the trail -... More 

Thank Mike T

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