This very strenuous, seven-mile round-trip hike gains almost 2,000 feet in elevation. Start at Happy Isles Shuttle Stop ... More
Nevada Falls Hike Trailhead
This very strenuous, seven-mile round-trip hike gains almost 2,000 feet in elevation. Start at Happy Isles Shuttle Stop Number 16 and work your way through the crowds visiting Vernal Falls, and begin a series of switchbacks to the top. The trail goes up and down a fair amount until you near the top. As you climb out of a gully, you will be treated to the famous profile of Nevada Falls. Be sure to bring water, and wear a hat as well as comfortable walking shoes or boots. The trail may be closed in winter. For your safety, it is recommended that you complete this hike before dark.
This is a strenuous hike with an elevation gain of over 1,000 feet over the course of about a mile.
In other words, it is quite steep. Along that change in elevation, you will get to see how plant ...
About half a mile round trip, this trail can get crowded in summer, but it affords breathtaking views of the
falls, with water spilling over 600 feet to the valley floor and looking just like a bridal veil. Beware, ...
Here, you can see millions of gallons of water and a spectacular waterfall in a pristine setting. Do not let
its beauty fool you, the reservoir's purpose is to supply the San Francisco area with water as well as ...