Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, Yosemite National Park

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Hike around Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail and take in the beautiful scenery, including surrounding cliffs. In spring or early summer, the water swells and offers fantastic reflections, while during the low season it is playfully called "Mirror Meadow." No matter when you visit, the area offers plenty of tranquility. During your walk, be sure to check out the informational panels alongside the trail, which discuss the lake's seasonal qualities and some of the area's cultural history. Remember to wear comfortable hiking shoes and take plenty of water. To visit Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail and get the most from your holiday in Yosemite National Park, create itinerary details personal to you using our Yosemite National Park day trip planning website.
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  • Our group hiked this trail in the morning from the Ahwahnee Hotel to Mirror Lake to view Half Dome from the base. It is around a 3.5 mile round trip hike with little elevation. The trail crosses... 
    Our group hiked this trail in the morning from the Ahwahnee Hotel to Mirror Lake to view Half Dome from the base. It is around a 3.5 mile round trip hike with little elevation. The trail crosses...  more »
  • So .. let me caveat this review: Northern Cal had unusually good rains in Oct & Nov. Which has resulted in lots of water in the Yosemite valley for fall season. The last time I walked this trail to....  more
    So .. let me caveat this review: Northern Cal had unusually good rains in Oct & Nov. Which has resulted in lots of water in the Yosemite valley for fall season. The last time I walked this trail to....  more »
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  • Signs for trailhead can be misleading- but follow the crowd! A beautiful hike.
  • Beautiful mountains surrounding the dry Mirror Lake in Autumn.

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