There are countless ways to enjoy Yosemite. One of the best is by hiking up some of Yosemite’s most famous mountains and waterfalls and the astounding views that go with them! Here are some of the best hikes to take – be sure to bring water and a friend.
Bridalveil Fall Trail
For an easy day hike, take a hike on the Bridalveil Fall Trail. Bridalveil Fall is one of Yosemite’s most famous and full waterfalls. On summer days, you might even get wet!
Vernal Fall and Nevada Fall Tail
On this hike, you’ll be able to see not one but two beautiful waterfalls. You can choose how far you’d like to go and pick a route accordingly. The Vernal Fall Footbridge is 1.6 miles round trip, Vernal Fall is 2.4 miles round trip, and Nevada Fall is 5.4 miles round trip.
The hike to Half Dome is extremely strenuous, so it is for expert hikers only. You’ll make your way through a 14-16 mile round trip journey and gain up to 4,800 feet in elevation. When you make it to the finish line of this 10-12 hour hike, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the whole valley and countless waterfalls.