Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, Yosemite National Park

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Hetch Hetchy Reservoir is located in Yosemite National Park. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Yosemite National Park holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I love this place, especially at sunset, when due to changing lighting colour of water changes, everything becomes brighter, the shadows and sunlight create an unusual picture, watching you can "remain pressed" for an hour. The road to the Lake very picturesque on the Lake there are waterfalls, but I do not, unfortunately, because we have already arrived in 3 hours of the day and given the way there and back and still had to catch up to the campsite, in short we have never reached before him but nevertheless, as everywhere in national parks of the United States here, everything is thought out, go on the tracks one pleasure, where you want to stupenechki is, all civil, sedately and noble people. Beautiful Lake, a picturesque, I even liked more than Mono Lake. Hetch Hetchy entered in our annual pass, do I have to pay something apart I don't know.
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  • This place is great. The dam and reservoir are very impressive and the views are stunning. We walked to the Wapama Falls what I can recommend. We didn't complete the walk due to our limited time we co...  more »
  • WE were recommended to go here at Rush Creek. The dam and reservoir is very impressive. We had never heard of it and learned how important it was to the development of San Fransisco. This is a trip wo...  more »
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  • Gob smackingly beautiful, stunning view points along the whole walkway to the falls, an absolute must for any visit to Yosemite.
  • Nice hike through the tunnel and around the reservoir. Can't help but wonder what it looked like before the dam.
  • A place hardly anyone knows about up at Yosemite Park.
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Where to stay in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park offers something for everyone. Choose from upscale or historic hotels, a well-appointed lodge, motel rooms, rustic cabins, canvas tent cabins, and developed campgrounds. Yosemite Village in the heart of the valley is the most convenient place to stay, but other accommodations line the roads leading to the village. If you can't secure a place inside the park, try the various lodges, inns, bed and breakfasts, cabins, cottages, and motels on the roads leading in from the west. Staying any further out can cost you valuable time that you could be spending hiking, biking, and sightseeing. To escape from the crowds in the valley, reserve a campsite at Crane Flat or Hodgdon Meadow, which are far enough out to provide solitude but close enough to reach major valley attractions in less than half an hour. Campgrounds along Tioga Road see even fewer crowds. If you plan to visit in summer, you must reserve accommodations (even campsites) well in advance, as Yosemite remains extremely popular with both visitors from afar and those based in California.
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