Lower Yosemite Falls View


It doesn’t get much better than sitting on a log while viewing Lower Yosemite Falls but it would have been a little chilly and wet on this day!

Upper Yosemite Fall


Upper Yosemite Fall plunges 1,430 feet before heading into five smaller drops known as the Middle Cascades (675 feet), followed by Lower Yosemite Fall (320 feet) for a total of 2,425 feet.  The top of the falls can be reached by a 7.2 mile round trip trail (2,700 ft elevation gain) known as the Yosemite Falls Trail, which takes 6-8 hours to complete.  The trail begins at the Camp 4 area near shuttle stop #7.

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Lower Yosemite Fall


Lower Yosemite Fall is the final 320-foot-drop portion of Yosemite Falls, North America’s tallest waterfall (total height of 2,425 feet).  An easy 1 mile loop trail leads to the bottom of the fall with gorgeous views along the way.  Begin your hike at the Lower Yosemite Fall Trailhead (shuttle stop #6).

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Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls


Yosemite Falls, in Yosemite National Park, is made up of three falls including Upper Yosemite Fall (1,430 feet), the middle cascades (675 feet) and Lower Yosemite Fall (320 feet), for a total height of 2,425 feet, making the combination one of the world’s tallest.  The Falls can be seen from many places in Yosemite Valley and an all day hike leads to the top of the falls.  Yosemite Conservancy offers webcam views on their website.

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