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Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, Yosemite National Park
(3.3/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
Hike around Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail and take in the beautiful scenery, including surrounding cliffs. In spring or early summer, the water swells and offers fantastic reflections, while during the low season it is playfully called "Mirror Meadow." No matter when you visit, the area offers plenty of tranquility. During your walk, be sure to check out the informational panels alongside the trail, which discuss the lake's seasonal qualities and some of the area's cultural history. Remember to wear comfortable hiking shoes and take plenty of water. Put Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail at the forefront of your travel plans using our Yosemite National Park travel itinerary maker.
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  • We visited the lake in winter so the trail was quiet and cold. It is a pretty shaded, short trail to the lake that I would say is an easy hike with flat land the whole walk. The lake is probably best ...  more »
  • I went early in the morning of 11 March, and frozen lake, was not supposed to mirror State. Close to public toilets.
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  • I made a fools error by not actually researching mirror lake properly before our visit. I saw stunning pictures and knew that we had to visit. What I failed to discover was that the lake is actually c...  more »