Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park

4.5
#1 of 15 in Trails in Yosemite National Park
Replete with creeks, towering trees, and rolling stretches of grassland, Tuolumne Meadows offers an array of options for hiking, climbing, and exploring the great outdoors of Yosemite National Park. Leave your car at one of the many small parking lots spaced out along the main road and explore the area, which features sprawling meadows surrounded by densely forested areas and backdrop of granite hills and mountains. Hit the trail and wander the meadows' open expanses or swing by the visitor center for a map and more information about popular routes. Many visitors head for one of the many granite domes in the meadows and climb them for a panoramic view of the alpine scenery. Put Tuolumne Meadows into our Yosemite National Park road trip website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Yosemite National Park.
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  • first thing to see and stop entering yosemite national park food om the east. totally worth a stop and a picnic  more »
  • This area is beautifully situated, offers many hiking opportunities to very attractive vantage points and perspectives. Here, it is not as full as in the village. A small dining space, a shop and a visitors center are also available. It's worth.
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  • Yosemite village is said by tourists, who are many, too much cheese, but this is a quiet time has stopped. There were people who relaxed, very comfortable space. Guests can enjoy the quiet nature.
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  • Simply breathtaking!! I would like to come back time and time again. Nice cool weather (on labor day weekend) when the valley was 100°f. Beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and there are streams cutting the meadows. We got our kids Park Passports to start recording their times at National Parks.
  • I usually don't write reviews, but I was surprised to see a 4.2 score of this place (at the time of this review), so I decided to contribute my very first review here. My personal experience was a solid 5+. I went there late fall with my wife, days before it's closed for the season, and the beauty of the scenery was beyond words. We took some 100 photos here within an hour. It's an easy place to visit too. Just off the road, you can freely explore this trail-less meadow in whatever way you want.
  • Breathtaking meadows! Worth to stay for whole afternoon.
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