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Sentinel Dome, Yosemite National Park
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A notable rock formation in Yosemite National Park, Sentinel Dome sits next to another famous domed formation. You can hike to the summit at 1,264.9 m (4,150 ft) above the park's floor or travel there on horseback. While the hike is challenging, the payoff is a remarkable view of the moraines formed by the retreat of an ancient glacier. This rock's nearly spherical shape creates a remarkable sight among the craggy mountains, and you can peer down into Yosemite Valley from this viewpoint. Make Sentinel Dome part of your personalized Yosemite National Park itinerary using our Yosemite National Park vacation planner.
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  • If you liked Glacier Point, you will love Sentinel Dome, which offers views of Yosemite Valley comparable, or even superior to, Glacier Point without the massive crowds if you are up for a bit of walk...  more »
  • The Sentinel is a HotSpot in Yosemite. Here you simply need to go. Short hike from the parking lot, then an awesome look.
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  • Nice little hike for everyone (if made from Glacier Point Road, different is if we start from Yosemite Valley) that offers breathtaking views of the Yosemite Valley and the surrounding mountains as well as offer a taste of pure granite lifts and compact. Not to be missed.
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