This hike is also known as the Mist Trail because it passes right beside Vernal Falls, which in the spring blows a heavy mist ... More
John Muir Vernal Falls Mist Trail Hike
This hike is also known as the Mist Trail because it passes right beside Vernal Falls, which in the spring blows a heavy mist everywhere. This 1.4 mile roundtrip hike is considered a moderate hike, with a steep 400-foot elevation gain in just over a mile. It is recommended that you wear shoes that grip as the path can be slippery. You can see the rushing water from the Vernal Falls Footbridge as well as the top of the falls in the distance. This is probably the busiest and most crowded hike in the Valley, small wonder given the loveliness of the trail. Plan on spending an hour or two on your walk. The trail may be closed in winter.
If you want to learn about the flora, fauna and geology of the Yosemite Valley, this is the place to
visit. Created with both children and adults in mind, the center has both static and interactive displays on the ...
The valley has four self guided trails: the short Miwok loop winds through the Indian Village of Ahwahnee behind the
Yosemite Museum Gallery in the Village; Changing Yosemite is a mile long trail starting in front of the Valley ...
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, ...
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