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May Lake Trailhead, Yosemite National Park

Categories: Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.8/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
Test your fitness at May Lake Trailhead, a relatively short trail that challenges with its constant slope. As you climb, look for local wildlife and take in the natural sights, including a conifer forest, slabs of granite, and the iconic Half Dome. At the top, reap your rewards with a sweeping view of the lake and nearby mountains. Round trip is 3.9 km (2.4 mi); to cool off afterwards, find the areas in the lake without water lines and take a swim. Put May Lake Trailhead into our Yosemite National Park travel itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Yosemite National Park.
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  • This is relatively easy 45 minute hike to May Lake , with many scenic views on the way, including Half-Dome & Mt. Hoffman .Once you arrive , you can camp in this pristine high elevation area (9,000 fe...  read more »
  • Our second day in Yosemite began with a drive up to May Lake Trailhead were our five-day backpack adventure officially began. The trail to May Lake campground is short - just over a mile - with a bit ...  read more »
  • I think bright also has the fall went by car to the trailhead, but once paved the way but much more narrowly in the visit. Bring elementary school children from a trailhead for hiking in one 35-minute. It was more appropriate there because fewer people will be uneasy, but next to the Lake is camp at the camp site. It was very clean compared to Yosemite Valley in a quiet, moving to Lake Mountain (Rock).
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  • More beautiful than I imagined
  • Steep road that ends at a beautiful Lake
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