Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, Yosemite National Park

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Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy is located in Yosemite National Park. Take a look at our Yosemite National Park route planner to schedule your visit to Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The trail to Wapama Falls is a 5.5 mi/8.8 km up-and-back hike that takes you from O’Shaughnessy Dam to Wapama Falls, the largest of two waterfalls located on the northern wall of the Hetch Hetchy...  more »
  • Excellent trail from the dam. Although I didn't get to see the falls because A) it had dried up from what I was told; and B) some campers with their tents near the falls surprised me. Since I was...  more »
  • Awesome, powerful water fall’s, bring a change of cloths at this time of year. The bridge at this time of year after lots of rain can be dangerous to the old and children, go over at own risk.
  • Beautiful water fall, which is different than the view from the dam area. Start early during summer months to avoid heat through about 1 mile of no shade. Take plenty of water during summer months.

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