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Taft Point

Glacier Point Road, Yosemite National Park, CA
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2-Day Yosemite National Park Tour from San Francisco
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“sentinel dome” (58 reviews)
“easy hike” (31 reviews)
“short hike” (21 reviews)
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Glacier Point Road, Yosemite National Park, CA
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"sentinel dome"
in 58 reviews
"easy hike"
in 31 reviews
"short hike"
in 21 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 16 reviews
"parking lot"
in 23 reviews
"el capitan"
in 33 reviews
"yosemite falls"
in 22 reviews
"cliff's edge"
in 3 reviews
"foot drop"
in 6 reviews
"miles round trip"
in 12 reviews
"watch your step"
in 6 reviews
"drop offs"
in 4 reviews
"trail head"
in 10 reviews
"moderate hike"
in 6 reviews
"amazing views"
in 11 reviews
"hundred feet"
in 3 reviews
"the loop"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This short trail will end in great views and you will see the unique feature which is the fissures in the rock.

Thank Belinda Y
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spectacular views The hike itself is only 2.2 miles round trip but the views are unbelievable. They say it’s glacier point without the rails. I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. 43 degrees so dress in layers as it is sunny onc your out of...More

Thank Phych99
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trail is marked in most areas but as the snow was melting around the time we went, portions of the usually paved trail were a muddy mess. Still one forgets all that when you reach your destination and look over the edge of the cliff...More

Thank A Z
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

If you don't like heights, don't look down. You look right into the fissures and down into the valley but it is so incredible to see and to feel the majestic formations beneath your feet is awesome.

2  Thank Lu-Ann S
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Wish they did not put the railing at the top that ruin what would otherwise been a perfect picture. It is like a miniature version of Preikestolen of Norway, with sheer cliff , steep dropoff high above the valley floor.

Thank GintamaZ
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

This view is far better than that at Glacier Point for one simple reason - the lack of crowds. You can't park 50 yards away and walk here - but the 2 mile round trip stroll across almost level ground will be one of the...More

2  Thank BadgerTripper
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

The views from Taft point are amazing, but watch your step! We were at the trail head early morning midweek and a few other cars were already there. It was cold, but an easy hike out to the point, which we had basically to ourselves....More

Thank ourlittlehouse
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Taft Point was a 1 mile hike from the car park mostly downhill through wooded area. The views once you get to Taft Point down into the valley are amazing. Tested my fear of heights at the point with the rail but didn't get to...More

Thank amcintosh12
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

This hike is about 1 mile each way from the parking lot and is pretty easy. For the most part, the hike is shaded but opens up once you get to Taft Point. A great spot for photos but be careful as there aren't many...More

Thank Jason S
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

it is a 4 miles round hike combined with Sentinel Dome, a bit long but not hard as it is mostly flat. the view is stunning from top.

Thank Feng L
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Dvickers99
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Response from Feng L | Reviewed this property |
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JenniferTravels6
29 April 2017|
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Response from Gina M | Reviewed this property |
From what I remember, yes there is one. Be warned thought that is a SMALL one. Lots of people park on the side of the road. If you get there early enough, you will have no problem.
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