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Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park

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Replete with creeks, towering trees, and rolling stretches of grassland, Tuolumne Meadows offers an array of options for hiking, climbing, and exploring the great outdoors of Yosemite National Park. Leave your car at one of the many small parking lots spaced out along the main road and explore the area, which features sprawling meadows surrounded by densely forested areas and backdrop of granite hills and mountains. Hit the trail and wander the meadows' open expanses or swing by the visitor center for a map and more information about popular routes. Many visitors head for one of the many granite domes in the meadows and climb them for a panoramic view of the alpine scenery. Our Yosemite National Park trip builder makes visiting Tuolumne Meadows and other Yosemite National Park attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I never realized how massive Yosemite was until visiting. Tuolumne Meadows is on the eastern side of the park and quite far from Yosemite Valley. The scenery is very different but just as enjoyable. A...  more »
  • Thrilled is Yosemite will show up a lot, but there is one aspect of these?. Does not open roads only during the summer, from Yosemite village far away about two hours because tourists are smaller. If you go far 5-6 months (Note open on the road). There is still snow. 8-September is dramatically less water have dried up wetlands.
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  • I guess it wasn't the flower season. The meadows is a beautiful patch of grass. If you are lucky enough, you will see a group of deers grazing in a distance away!! Turning around you can see some a ba...  more »