Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, Yosemite National Park

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#8 of 18 in Nature in Yosemite National Park
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. To visit Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail and get the most from your holiday in Yosemite National Park, create itinerary details personal to you using our Yosemite National Park day trip planning website .
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  • I'm going to drive as the road course track two mistakes we have to walk away from the length of a regular hike and I'm a little hum and rock half dome village stay for those of you who consider the movement when it's visible early in the morning to get rid of premature warm clothes get cold wearing like a thorn
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  • The water must come from a "mirror" in the high season you can enjoy the Lake. I went in October, was a lot of water because it lacks a mirror this. It was a pretty place though true, it comes in the summer walk.
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  • The beautiful image of the pictures simply disappears in the summer, because the dry Lake. I suggest you go in winter or even lose your time walking up there in the summer.
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  • This wonderful, picture perfect natural piece of art took my breath away with its mesmerising beauty. Yosemite is already gorgeous. And having the mirror lake in the middle of this national park just made the gorgeous park even more stunning. As the name says, the clear water of the lake will surely show you the reflection of its surrounding in the water. It's hard to resist not to soak your feet in that lake water or take a picture standing on one of the rocks.
  • Incredible peace feeling in the mirror lake, beautiful scenery and pure air! Great walk to get there!
  • We enjoyed a nice bike ride around the meadow loop and then all the way up to Mirror Lake. The views were absolutely gorgeous. I can't wait to come back again to explore.
  • Stunning area an easy walk from the car park. As described in the name, this beautiful lake reflects the mountains around it. From the car park you can walk along a road with a creek on the side. When you arrive the ground is more natural but still an easy walk. Extremely photogenic!
  • Easy hike to a peaceful lake
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