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Address: Glacier Point Road, Yosemite National Park, CA
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Don't miss this while you are at Glacier Point

This spot is spectacular. The trail is 2 miles round trip, flat, and easy unless it is covered in snow as it is right now (May 2017). Once the snow melts off you can access it... read more

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Brenda C
Fallbrook, California
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Fallbrook, California
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This spot is spectacular. The trail is 2 miles round trip, flat, and easy unless it is covered in snow as it is right now (May 2017). Once the snow melts off you can access it easily. Just keep kids and pets close to you as you approach the destination. There are thousand foot drop offs from the cliffs that... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great pull-off with excellent views of the valley. It was also a break from the crazy winding road to the top of Glacier Point Road.

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Zephyrhills, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a great day hike with fantastic 360 degree views. You will lose most of the crowds on this one. It looks harder than it is, so don't let this one intimidate you. The views are worth it from the top.

Thank Gina M
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Take this relatively short trail for some of the best views in all of Yosemite. If you want to really feel the scale of the view, go over to the metal guardrail for great photos and a hair-raising look down into the valley!

Thank Steve W
Fresno, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We had a great short hike (2.2 mile round trip) to Taft Point last November. The scenery was AMAZING (even better than the views from Glacier Point). From here you can see all three parts of Yosemite Falls (Upper Falls, Middle Falls, and Lower Falls), El Capitan, and the famous Yosemite Valley nestled among dangerously steep cliffs. The best part... More 

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Ocean, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I hiked from Glacier point at sunrise around to sentinel dome and Taft point. What an amazing hike with great views at every turn. Make the extra effort and enjoy the natural beauty of the area. There are no guard rails and dangerous drop offs so make sure you are aware of where your children are.

1 Thank Helen G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I've seen this hike advertised as one that is not to be missed...unless you don't like heights! You are so high up here, you are actually looking down on El Capitan across the valley. The hike is pretty easy both ways. The fissures are here also. Look over the side to see what 3,000+' straight down looks like!

1 Thank Matt M
Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

We got an early morning start up the windy road from the valley. The walk out to the point was beautiful...green, shady, mossy trees, large boulders. When we arrived at the point there were some "youngsters" over the guardrails...thankfully no one fell.

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

this hike worked out great for me. 1 parking place, and 2 very do-able hike options. Chose Sentinel dome first, loved it. Went to Taft next, loved it too! It was relatively easy for Yosemite, and since I did it on my first day, was a good way for this flatlander to break my legs in. Great views, awesome place... More 

1 Thank h2ochild
Albany, New York
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Except for the last 5 to 10 fairly steep feet to the rail at the lookout, hike this is a fairly easy hike with great views, depending on where you drop in.

1 Thank MEL5213

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