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Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail

Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 209-372-0200
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This clear lake is a popular hiking spot.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 209-372-0200
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This trail is flat, and quite easy through forests and ending up at Mirror Lake, which is a very beautiful place. Bring lunch, many places to sit. Bathing is also possible.

Thank Soren_Odense
Reviewed 2 days ago

The hike out to Mirror Lake (you can start at shuttle stop 17), is moderate and easy. There are great picture opportunities and even young children can handle it. Do check out some of the cool spots to stop around the rocks that offer big...More

Thank LelahK
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dont expect a large alpine lake we went in July 2017 lots of water and a rock to jump off into river.. it is more or less a wide part of the river but is very beautiful none the less..

Thank p w
Reviewed 2 days ago

Looking at this lake is awe-inspiring and mind - boggling. Simply exquisite and unimaginable - the title says it all.

Thank JoanneJourneys
Reviewed 1 week ago

paved unless you take the long way all the way around. Paved trail to the "lake" that dwindles in summer but had plenty to swim in while we where there. Many people here unless you take the trail around to see views of Half Dome....More

Thank kas12589
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mirror Lake was suggested as a quick hike after our afternoon check-in. Trailhead very close to Half Dome Village. The Meadow Trail was flat, shady in most spots, and very very pretty. The trail went along a moving creek the entire way. There were several...More

Thank Vickie J
Reviewed 1 week ago

In my view an easy walk which is rewarded by fantastic reflections in the lake. Quite busy though. We did the full loop and managed to get away for the crowds.

Thank joan t
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice trail to look the view of the mount hood on the lake. It was just ok trail compare to others. Ok..

Thank laxmikant c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to walk the mirror lake trailhead and we were so glad we did. We were rewarded with the most beautiful view of Mount Hood perfectly reflected in a crystal clear lake. Look out for wild life on your climb up to the lake.

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trail to Mirrow lake is OK but nothing special if you compare it to the other routes in Yosemite. The right (southern) trail is better than the other one. The lake itself is really beautiful so I'd recommend to do this pretty fast visit...More

Thank JiiBird
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