Yosemite Trail Maps

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Hikes in Yosemite Valley

Trail Distance
miles (km)
Elevation Gain
feet (meters)
Crowd Factor Scenery Factor Difficulty
4-Mile Trail 4.7 (7.5)* 3,200 (975) 4-Mile Trail Crowd Factor: 4/5 Four-Mile Trail Scenery Rating: 5/5
Artist Point 2.0 (3.2) 500 (150) Artist Point Crowd Factor: 2/5 Artist Point Scenery Rating: 5/5
Bridalveil Fall 1.2 (1.9) 200 (60) Bridalveil Fall Crowd Factor: 5/5 Bridalveil Fall Scenery Rating: 4/5
Columbia Rock 3 (4.8) 1,000 (300) Columbia Rock Crowd Factor: 4/5 Columbia Rock Scenery Rating: 3/5
Half Dome 14.2 (22.7)* 4,800 (1,600) Half Dome Crowd Factor: 4/5 Half Dome Scenery Rating: 5/5
Happy Isles 0.5 (0.8)* < 10 Happy Isles Crowd Factor: 3/5 Happy Isles Scenery Rating: 2/5
Inspiration Point 2.6 (4.2) 1,000 (300) Inspiration Point Crowd Factor: 2/5 Inspiration Point Scenery Rating: 3/5
Mirror Lake & Tenaya Canyon 2.4 (3.8)* < 100* Mirror Lake and Tenaya Canyon Crowd Factor: 5/5 Mirror Lake and Tenaya Canyon Scenery Rating: 2/5
The Mist Trail (Vernal and Nevada Falls) 3  (4.8)* 1,000 (300)* Mist Trail Crowd Factor: 5/5 Mist Trail Scenery Rating: 5/5
Sentinel / Cook's Meadow Loop 2.25 (3.6) < 10 Sentinel/Cook's Meadow Loop Crowd Factor: 4/5 Sentinel/Cook's Meadow Loop Scenery Rating: 4/5
Snow Creek Trail 7.2 (11.6)* 2,700 (820)* Snow Creek Trail Crowd Factor: 3/5 Snow Creek Trail Scenery Rating: 3/5
Turtleback Dome 1.2 (2) 360 (110) Turtleback Dome Crowd Factor: 2/5 Turtleback Dome Scenery Rating: 3/5
Lower Yosemite Falls 0.5 (.8)* < 50* Lower Yosemite Falls Crowd Factor: 5/5 Lower Yosemite Falls Scenery Rating: 5/5
Upper Yosemite Falls 7.6 (12)* 2,600 (790)* Upper Yosemite Falls Crowd Factor: 4/5 Upper Yosemite Falls Scenery Rating: 5/5
Vernal Fall Footbridge 2 (3.2) 300 (90) Vernal Fall Footbridge Crowd Factor: 5/5 Vernal Fall Footbridge Scenery Rating: 3/5


Hikes in Southern Yosemite

Trail Distance
miles (km)
Elevation Gain
feet (meters)
Crowd Factor Scenery Factor Difficulty
Chilnualna Falls 8.4 (13.5) 2,300 (700) Chilnualna Falls Crowd Factor: 3/5 Chilnuala Falls Scenery Rating: 3/5
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias  2.0 (3.2)* 1,200 (360)* Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Crowd Factor: 5/5 Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Scenery Rating: 5/5
Wawona Meadow Loop 3.5 (5.6)* < 50* Wawona Meadow Loop Crowd Factor: 2/5 Wawona Meadow Loop Scenery Rating: 3/5
Wawona Swinging Bridge 0.75 (1.2)* < 50 Wawona Swinging Bridge Crowd Factor: 2/5 Wawona Swinging Bridge Scenery Rating: 3/5


Hikes Along Glacier Point Road:

Trail Distance
miles (km)
Elevation Gain
feet (meters)
Crowd Factor Scenery Factor Difficulty
4-Mile Trail 4.7 (7.5)* 3,200 (975) 4-Mile Trail Crowd Factor: 4/5 Four-Mile Trail Scenery Rating: 5/5
Bridalveil Creek 5.5 (9)* 100 (30)* Bridalveil Creek Crowd Factor: 2/5 Bridalveil Creek Scenery Rating: 2/5
Dewey, Crocker, & Stanford Points 7.8 (12.5)* 300 (90)* Dewey/Crocker/Stanford Points Crowd Factor: 2/5 Dewey/Crocker/Stanford Points Scenery Rating: 4/5
Glacier Point 1 (1.6) < 50 Glacier Point Crowd Factor: 5/5 Glacier Point Scenery Rating: 5/5
Illilouette Falls 4 (6.5) 1,400 (420) Illilouette Falls Crowd Factor: 3/5 Illilouette Falls Scenery Rating: 4/5
McGurk Meadow 1.8 (2.9) 100 (30) McGurk Meadow Crowd Factor: 2/5 McGurk Meadow Scenery Rating: 3/5
Mono Meadow 1.2 (2)* 300 (90) Mono Meadow Crowd Factor: 1/5 Mono Meadow Scenery Rating: 2/5
Ostrander Lake 12.4 (20) 1,600 (490) Ostrander Lake Crowd Factor: 3/5 Ostrander Lake Scenery Rating: 4/5
Panorama Trail 8.5 (13.5) 3,200 (975) Panorama Trail Crowd Factor: 4/5 Panorama Trail Scenery Rating: 5/5
Pohono Trail 13 (21)* 3,700 (1,130)* Pohono Trail Crowd Factor: 3/5 Pohono Trail Scenery Rating: 5/5
Sentinel Dome 2.2 (3.5) 400 (120) Sentinel Dome Crowd Factor: 3/5 Sentinel Dome Scenery Rating: 4/5
Taft Point and the Fissures 2.2 (3.5) 200 (60) Taft Point and the Fissures Crowd Factor: 4/5 Taft Point and the Fissures Scenery Rating: 4/5
Washburn Point 0.1 15 (5) Washburn Point Crowd Factor: 4/5 Washburn Point Scenery Rating: 4/5
Westfall Meadow 2.8 (4.5) 100 (30) Westfall Meadow Crowd Factor: 1/5 Westfall Meadow Scenery Rating: 3/5


Tioga Road Hikes

Trail Distance
miles (km)
Elevation Gain
feet (meters)
Crowd Factor Scenery Factor Difficulty
Cathedral Lakes 7.0 (11.2)* 800 (240)* Cathedral Lakes Crowd Factor: 3/5 Cathedral Lakes Scenery Rating: 4/5
Clouds Rest 14.5 (23.3) 1,775 (540) Clouds Rest Crowd Factor: 3/5 Clouds Rest Scenery Rating: 5/5
Dog Lake 2.8 (4.5)* 750 (225)* Dog Lake Crowd Factor: 2/5 Dog Lake Scenery Rating: 3/5
Elizabeth Lake 4.6 (7.4)* 900 (270)* Elizabeth Lake Crowd Factor: 3/5 Elizabeth Lake Scenery Rating: 3/5
Gaylor Lakes 3 (4.8)* 600 (180)* Gaylor Lakes Crowd Factor: 2/5 Gaylor Lakes Scenery Rating: 4/5
Glen Aulin (Tuolumne Falls/White Cascade) 13 (21) 600 (180)* Glen Aulin Crowd Factor: 4/5 Glen Aulin Scenery Rating: 4/5
Harden Lake 5.8 (9.3) 300 (90) Harden Lake Crowd Factor: 2/5 Harden Lake Scenery Rating: 2/5
Lembert Dome 2.8 (4.5)* 900 (275)* Lembert Dome Crowd Factor: 2/5 Lembert Dome Scenery Rating: 3/5
Lower Gaylor Lake 4.6 (7.4)* 800 (245)* Lower Gaylor Lake Crowd Factor: 2/5 Lower Gaylor Lake Scenery Rating: 3/5
Lukens Lake 1.6 (2.5)* 200 (60)* Lukens Lake Crowd Factor: 3/5 Lukens Lake Scenery Rating: 2/5
Lyell Canyon 1.4 (2.2)* < 100 (30)* Lyell Canyon Crowd Factor: 2/5 Lyell Canyon Scenery Rating: 2/5
May Lake & Mt. Hoffman 2.5 (4)* 500 (150)* May Lake and Mt. Hoffman Crowd Factor: 3/5 May Lake and Mt. Hoffman Scenery Rating: 3/5
Mono Pass 7.4 (12)* 900 (275) Mono Pass Crowd Factor: 3/5 Mono Pass Scenery Rating: 4/5
North Dome 8.8 (14.2) -560 (-170) North Dome Crowd Factor: 3/5 North Dome Scenery Rating: 4/5
Olmsted Point 0.25 (0.4) < 100 Olmsted Point Crowd Factor: 4/5 Olmsted Point Scenery Rating: 4/5
Pothole Dome & Tuolumne River 2.5 (4) 250 (75) Pothole Dome and Tuolumne River Crowd Factor: 2/5 Pothole Dome and Tuolumne River Scenery Rating: 3/5
Spillway Lake 8 (13) 800 (240) Spillway Lake Crowd Factor: 3/5 Spillway Lake Scenery Rating: 3/5
Snow Creek Trail 10 (16)* 1,700 (520)* Snow Creek Trail Crowd Factor: 3/5 Snow Creek Trail Scenery Rating: 3/5
Sunrise Lakes 8.8 (14)* 1,300 (395) Sunrise Lakes Crowd Factor: 3/5 Sunrise Lakes Scenery Rating: 3/5
Tenaya Lake 2.5 (4) 0 Tenaya Lake Crowd Factor: 3/5 Tenaya Lake Scenery Rating: 5/5
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias 2.5 (4) -400 (-120) Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias Crowd Factor: 3/5 Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias Scenery Rating: 3/5
Tuolumne Meadows 2 (3.2) 0 Tuolumne Meadows Crowd Factor: 4/5 Tuolumne Meadows Scenery Rating: 4/5


Hetch Hetchy & Big Oak Flat Hikes

Trail Distance
miles (km)
Elevation Gain
feet (meters)
Crowd Factor Scenery Factor Difficulty
Carlon Falls 3.8 (6) 200 (60) Carlon Falls Crowd Factor: 3/5 Carlon Falls Scenery Rating: 3/5
Foresta Falls 2 (3.2) 200 (60) Foresta Falls Crowd Factor: 1/5 Foresta Falls Scenery Rating: 2/5
Little Nellie Falls 5.6 (9) 320 (100) Little Nellie Falls Crowd Factor: 1/5 Little Nellie Falls Scenery Rating: 2/5
Lookout Point 2.8 (4.5) 500 (150) Lookout Point Crowd Factor: 2/5 Lookout Point Scenery Rating: 2/5
Merced Grove of Giant Sequoias 3 (4.8) 600 (180) Merced Grove of Giant Sequoias Crowd Factor: 2/5 Merced Grove of Giant Sequoias Scenery Rating: 3/5
Rancheria Falls 13 (21) 800 (240) Rancheria Falls Crowd Factor: 3/5 Rancheria Falls Scenery Rating: 3/5
Wapama Falls 5.5 (8.8) 200 (60) Wapama Falls Crowd Factor: 3/5 Wapama Falls Scenery Rating: 3/5


Not Quite Yosemite

Trail Distance
miles (km)
Elevation Gain
feet (meters)
Crowd Factor Scenery Factor Difficulty
Ahwahnee Hills Park 2.7 (4.3)* 100 (30) Ahwahnee Hills Park Crowd Factor: 2/5 Ahwahnee Hills Park Scenery Rating: 2/5
Hite Cove 4.0 (6.4)* 100 (30) Hite Cove Crowd Factor: 2/5 Hite Cove Scenery Rating: 2/5
Lewis Creek (Red Rock & Corlieu Falls) 3.0 (4.8)* 300 (90) Lewis Creek Crowd Factor: 2/5 Lewis Creek Scenery Rating: 3/5
Merced Wildlife Refuge 2.5 (4.0)* 0 (0) Merced Wildlife Refuge Crowd Factor: 2/5 Merced Wildlife Refuge Scenery Rating: 3/5
Mono Lake (South Tufa Trail) 1 (1.6) 40 (12) Mono Lake Crowd Factor: 4/5 Mono Lake Scenery Rating: 4/5
Nelder Grove of Giant Sequoias 1 (1.6) < 100 (30) Nelder Grove of Giant Sequoias Crowd Factor: 2/5 Nelder Grove of Giant Sequoias Scenery Rating: 3/5


* For hikes that have more than one possible route, these tables list distance and elevation for the shortest route. Or the longest one. Whatever seemed handy at the moment.