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Glacier Point

Yosemite Lodge Resort origin, Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 888-413-8869
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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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“half dome” (725 reviews)
“valley floor” (231 reviews)
“mile trail” (156 reviews)
Yosemite Lodge Resort origin, Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 888-413-8869
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed for 3 days in the park and I am sure this was the best view and photo opportunity in all the trip

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth it, especially in November when its usually closed for the season. Go picnic there, take a short hike, or stay for sunset over Half Dome. Takes about 45 minutes from the Valley floor.

Thank timpdx3525
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you travel to Yosemite and the road to Glacier Point is still open, you must go and see the views. If you only have about 2 hours to spend in Yosemite for some strange reason and you want to see what Yosemite has to...More

2  Thank G-Whz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view is amazing of Half Dome and the Yosemite Valley. It is a crowded tourist spot, but you will be glad you went nonetheless. It is best to arrive there after a hike around the top of the valley and a visit to Sentinel...More

Thank Junebughiker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

36 mile drive up from the valley floor but so worth it when the sun sets, the colours at are amazing, a must when visiting Yosemite.

Thank Razormond
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a breathtaking view of Yosemite! Make sure you stop here during your visit to Yosemite. Have your cameras ready!

Thank Brandi T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been blessed to visit many breathtaking locations but only 2 have left me speechless: the Grand Canyon and Glacier Point. i couldn't find words to describe the beautiful view. We kept scurrying from spot to spot to compare the vistas. It is somewhere...More

Thank TNWilliam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the tour up to Glacier Point on a bus operated by the park service. Beautiful views as we rode up to the point, but when we got to the point what we saw on the way could not come close to comparing. The...More

Thank Howard H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started the Pohono Trail from Glacier Point so didn't spend very long there but the view of Half Dome and down the valley was incredible. Beautiful start to our hike!

Thank travellingscubadiver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

See almost all of the park from this point. Easy walk from parking area to Glacier Point. Also has restrooms, gift shop and snack shop! Take lots of pics!

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22 November 2017|
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Response from ourlittlehouse | Reviewed this property |
Agreed with the above response, definitely mountain driving which my husband is experienced at. The day we went up we left the valley at about 7:00AM so we were literally the only ones on the road going up, and passed not... More
Ron B
13 August 2017|
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Response from ScarletAndGrey | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there is a free shuttle to Glacier Point from the Valley. There is a free shuttle from the ski area during the daytime, but you have to drive there to catch it so may as well drive all the way for more... More
Erin H
8 August 2017|
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Response from Maria M | Reviewed this property |
We had no issue.