Taft Point, Yosemite National Park

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Enjoy magnificent 360-degree views of Yosemite Valley from Taft Point, a glacier observation point. Take a relatively easy hike to reach the vantage point; the short trek leads through the woods but involves a great deal of elevation change, amounting to 60 m (200 ft). Standing at 2,285 m (7,500 ft), the point offers dramatic vistas of Yosemite Falls and the valley walls. Parking is available 2.5 km (1.6 mi) from the point. Plan your visit to Taft Point and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Yosemite National Park journey site .
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  • This hike is about 1 mile each way from the parking lot and is pretty easy. For the most part, the hike is shaded but opens up once you get to Taft Point. A great spot for photos but be careful as the...  more »
  • it is a 4 miles round hike combined with Sentinel Dome, a bit long but not hard as it is mostly flat. the view is stunning from top.  more »
  • we did this hike after we had done Sentinel Dome. It was easy to do both of these is the same day. The views are different but both are awesome.  more »

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