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Tenaya Lake, Yosemite National Park

#9 of 22 in Nature in Yosemite National Park
Water Body · Nature / Park
Take a walk on the shores of Tenaya Lake, or hike up the surrounding mountains. Breathe in fresh air coming down from the rocky hills, have a picnic next to the lake, or go for a swim in the crystal clear water. Note, however, that the water here can be cold, even during the warm months of June and July. Wear comfortable shoes if hiking, and don't forget to bring snacks as well as drinkable water. Using our world travel planner, Yosemite National Park attractions like Tenaya Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • . We took the all day tour of Yosemite. Our driver Phil did a great job in showing and explaining everything. Being able to feast your eyes on the mountain walls and the sight of Yosemite falls was...  more »
  • The road passes within a few yards of this alpine lake. TIP: On a beautiful, sunny, still day you can almost dip your Mobile Phone into the water for exceptional Mirror Lake reflections of Yosemite's....  more »
  • Beautiful place to see on Tioga road.
  • Nice little beach and you can do a hike almost around the complete lake..

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