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Sentinel Dome, Yosemite National Park

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Geologic Formation
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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  • You must make an effort to walk up Sentinel Dome, but boy is it worth it. Once you get to the top of the mountain, yes the top, you will not believe the views. You get a 360 degree view of the Sierra ...  more »
  • 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 »