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This rustic geological formation is most famous for the magnificent sunsets that can be viewed from its top.
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Yosemite Lodge Resort origin, Yosemite National Park, CA
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’m not even slightly exaggerating when I say to do whatever it takes to get to the top of GP. There are very few busses that go up there and they have to be booked decades in advance - but if you aren’t one of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mlbdab
Reviewed 6 days ago

Glacier Point is not on the main Yosemite Valley shuttle route and one needs to take a different route from bridalveil falls junction. Views are truly spectacular from this point and it is well worth the drive. The temperature can fall a lot after sunset...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank cool_satchmo
Reviewed 6 days ago

The best view of half dome in my opinion as well as the valley below. I hate heights, so I sat in the back and read a magazine so I aptly distracted from the edge of your seat drive up and down the mountain to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank tinatraveler2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

The best view of the valley and Half dome. No one should miss this view, must visit. I have seen the half dome from this point multiple times. This is spectacular.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JayN172
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just amazing a must see. The drive up is brilliant a bit twisty but well worth it for the spectacular views

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank brendadO2950SA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views from the glacier point are excellent. We had been advised to reach there around sunset and it was lovely. The road is a little winding in the last 10-12 miles with an accent. The point is situated at approx 7500 feet.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank kppmumbai
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful drive up... amazing views-- go off season if you can.. loads of tourists.. good shop at top for snacks.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Irvinia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just wow, stopped here while at Yosemite and it’s a must see. Come early as it fills up fast. You get amazing views of the waterfalls and half dome.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Gashsweena
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are no sites in Yosemite that are not spectacular. But as Road Scholar says, to really see the park, you must hike, if you can!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jean B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family of 5 so we decided to take the bus up to the top (pre-booked one way before our trip as was full when we went in summer holidays) and then we walked the beautiful walk down to the bottom. A good way of doing...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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ViruDh
August 18, 2019|
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Response from tim1999 | Reviewed this property |
No, not up at the point but there is one down at the base of the whole park.
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atkempo
July 14, 2019|
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Response from Robert P | Reviewed this property |
I drove from San Jose it the drive was a bit more than 3 hours to the northwestern edge of Yosemite. The drive from SFO should be similar. I'd add another 90 minutes to that estimate to get to Glacier Point since its at the... More
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July 2, 2019|
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Response from Ken S | Reviewed this property |
But if you are driving, there is a parking lot that tends to get backed up because people are waiting for spots as they enter but we found that if people would just move around, there was ample parking on the next level... More
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