Tunnel View, Yosemite National Park

Take in the majesty of nature at Tunnel View, one of Yosemite Park's most iconic viewpoints. This site has drawn visitors, photographers, and artists since it opened in 1933. Those arriving by road must drive through a long, dark tunnel before emerging to see the breathtaking scenery, hence the viewpoint's name. A turn-out with ample parking enables you to stop for photographs of El Capitan, Bridalveil Fall, and Half Dome. If you are feeling adventurous, you can embark on a hike up to Inspiration Point from here. Put Tunnel View into our Yosemite National Park road trip planning tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Yosemite National Park.
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  • From San Jose to the top of the United States about 4 hours will go to crossings view. Holidays may be a bit of a hit, but it's still good. Because it's just a view, the parking car next to it goes out and usually gets a location. The parking lot is approximately 10 locations. At this point, be careful not to choose the backlight when you take a picture, and the Mountain View behind is easy to see. From this side to the famous glacial point, we're going to have another hour.
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  • A classic stop you must take if it's your first time visiting Yosemite. You get a great view of The Valley! And its a perfect photo opportunity. This place is very popular, so expect to see many peopl...  more »
  • One of the many amazing views in Yosemite. Easy to get to, as it is right off the side of the road. A great stop for those who may not be able to venture far due to mobility issues.  more »
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