Trip Planner:   USA  /  California  /  Yosemite National Park  /  Trails  /  Tuolumne Meadows
Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park
(4.6/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
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.
Create a full Yosemite National Park itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Yosemite National Park

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Yosemite National Park by other users

19 days in United States & The Netherlands BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 38 days in United States BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in United States BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 35 days in United States BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 38 days in United States BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 36 days in United States BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in United States BY A USER FROM QATAR June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • 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.
    View original
  • 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 »
  • As we know moorlands from Switzerland, it was not that special to us, but still a very picturesque landscape. Really enjoyed the views out of the car while cruising the Tioga Road heading to Mono Lake...  more »