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Bridalveil Falls

Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 209-372-0200
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Landmark waterfall located in Yosemite.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“parking lot” (92 reviews)
“short hike” (56 reviews)
Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 209-372-0200
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the most touristy of all of the things we saw in the 3 days we were there. It is an easy walk (albeit uphill) to the Falls. Some people climbed up the rocks to get closer but the view from the end of...More

Thank travellingscubadiver
Reviewed 6 days ago

These waterfalls are very famous. The flow this day was rather sparse, although the views and vistas are stunning. Better waterflow in the spring months when the snow melt has it running hard. Awesome place.

Thank stOOOge
Reviewed 1 week ago

The walks are all signed and graded, you would struggle to get lost! Amazing views. Best in spring - look on web for volume of flow. Scamble to base or steep long walk to top.

Thank lowryepp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The falls were almost dry when we went but there was a little water coming down. The scenery was beautiful!!! Walking paths were great!!

Thank tloml2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

This waterfall has more water flowing in fall than Yosemite Falls. You can walk up to the falls for an closer photos.

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

These falls are nearly as iconic as Yosemite Falls. Sometimes they dry up late in the year; so spring and early summer are the best times to see Bridalveil. There is a short and easy hike to the base of the falls.

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This waterfall is close to the road with a nice paved trail so it's nicely accessible. The water fall is most dramatic in the spring with melting snow, but it was still going in October.

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good adventure. As a family we climbed the rocks up to the fall. Fantastic! I am so glad I came here. This is something I will remember the rest of my life

Thank annica s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super easy short trail. You could drive and park in a lot or take a bus then a short walk and a well paved trial to the base. Great views and a beautiful fall.

Thank MVP72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is huge! You can see it from many places in the park or you can walk to the base from a parking spot in the valley.

Thank harryatkck
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stan c
12 April 2017|
Response from PacificNWFamily |
Bridalveil Falls is located at the far western end of Yosemite Valley. Use the map that is provided when you pay your entrance fee. After you walk up & view Bridalveil Fall, drive on to the Valley, park, and use the free... More
stan c
12 April 2017|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Yosemite falls is a good walk, you can park in the little village and it's about a 30 minute walk each way. it's not too hilly and is pleasant!
Pranav K
11 January 2016|
Response from PacificNWFamily |
Hi Please ask on the TripAdvisor travel forum for Yosemite. Bridalveil Fall is a very short walk from the parking area. Peak flow is usually late May or early June. I don't know what "trek" means to you. When you... More