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Glacier Point
Most agree that the views from Glacier Point, 3200 feet above Half Dome Village in the valley below, are the very best views of the park and to the high country beyond. The View Terrace looks out to Half Dome, Vernal and Nevada falls, and Liberty cap to the east; Upper Terrace features views to the west, including Yosemite Falls and Yosemite Village. Glacier Point is only open to vehicles from late May to October or November, and parking is very limited, so the best option for getting there is either a park shuttle bus from Badger Pass, or the private guided bus tour that departs from Yosemite Valley. For some of the best, relatively uncrowded hikes in the park, consider taking the bus one way to Glacier Point and then hiking (nearly straight down to the valley floor) the Four Mile Trail or 8.5-mile Panorama Trail, both with stunning views.
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Glacier Point Rd, Yosemite Valley, CA 95389, USA
+1 209-372-0200