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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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  • The place is worth a visit almost a distance of 2-3 mile walk weather up there cool. But needs the physical exertion of the climb. Recommend bring some drinks with you.
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  • One of many great places to get out and enjoy the view in Yosemite. This is a little less famous, but still worth stopping.  more »
  • This is a short, easy hike with a final view of the valley and El Capitan. We stayed here for the sunset, and it was absolutely unreal. Don't miss this hike on your way up to Glacier Point. There aren...  more »