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Nevada Falls Loop

Yosemite National Park, CA
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Carry on from the Mist Trail

Keep going after reaching the top of the Vernal Falls (Mist Trail) for another 1000 feet and you... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Northallerton, United Kingdom

I came through this area on my descent from half dome just as the sun was setting and it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maryville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Keep going after reaching the top of the Vernal Falls (Mist Trail) for another 1000 feet and you get to the top of the Nevada falls Stunning views from the top. The trail is steep, especially towards the top, and unforgiving in the sun as...More

Thank Hepatacyte
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came through this area on my descent from half dome just as the sun was setting and it was gorgeous beyond words. We were the only group here and had the place to ourselves. The route to get here was difficult but what an...More

Thank koigirl31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very scenic trail! Stunning views of Nevada Falls and Vernal Falls. This hike is strenuous. Bring lots of water!

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This trail is not for the meek so use caution! Very steep and no hand rails or barriers most of the way. Plan for many breaks and bring water and snacks. Very strenuous and treacherous so be wary. Many switchbacks and slippery during the wet...More

Thank kas12589
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Via Mist Trail & Vernal Falls about 4 miles up and 4.5 miles back on John Muir Trail. Snow melt was feeding heavy flows while we were there. The most impressive waterfalls I've ever seen. Prepare for steep climbs, narrow stairs and ridges. Simply beautiful.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

WOW! We are still reeling from the beauty of this hike! We took the Mist Trail up to the top of Nevada Falls and it was wonderful. The crowds really thinned out after we passed by Vernal Falls so we no longer felt that we...More

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Starting from Vernal Falls and winding through the forest and then a steep section, the reward is Nevada Falls and a great view of the rushing waters going over the rock face. This is a great place to have a picnic, enjoy the views, and...More

Thank Dale W
Reviewed 6 July 2017

part of the 12 mile Mist Trail/John Muir Trail loop back to shuttle. Absolutely incredible experience. See my review for Mist Trail

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We did this along with Vernal Falls and the Mist Trail. You'll want to get off at shuttle stop 16 and go across the bridge and start the trail on your right. The start of the Nevada Falls Loop begins at the top of Vernal...More

Thank Timothy Y
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I made it to the top of Vernal Falls, which was absolutely beautiful! If you get to that point, I highly recommend you continue to Nevada Falls. Even if you don't want to hike to the top, there is a stunning front view of the...More

Thank TLSwan07
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18 August 2016|
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Response from Motorfuzz | Reviewed this property |
You'll be hoofing it! Take it easy and bring some water. Make sure you have good hiking shoes that fit, especially for downhill.