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Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Hetch Hetchy Road, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
+1 209-372-1000
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This part of the park is a gem

We decided to spend a day at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and we were not disappointed! Gone were the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
College Station, Texas, United States
Beautiful Reservoir

Not to be missed if you visit Yosemite National Park. The reservoir with waterfall is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hetch Hetchy Road, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
+1 209-372-1000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to spend a day at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and we were not disappointed! Gone were the crowds from the Valley and the place just invites for relaxation, peace, and quietness! The roads are not in the best of shape, but since there wasn't...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not to be missed if you visit Yosemite National Park. The reservoir with waterfall is beautiful. We also see the reservoir generating power to light San Francisco.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 full days in Yosemite. On our last day we did Hetch Hetchy which was an easy drive for us because we were staying at Everygreen Lodge. We got there around 9:00 AM and felt like we had the entire place to ourselves....More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

We visited Yosemite NP over the extremely busy Memorial Day weekend. Originally, we had planned on spending 1 day hiking in Tuolumne Meadows. Unfortunately, the Tioga road was not open due to the record amount of snow and rainfall, and we decided to spent half...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

To get to Hetch Hetchy is an adventure in itself. We were camping at El Portal & put on 108 miles there & back. You have to go out the Big Oak Flat entrance on Hwy 120, drive a couple of miles & Evergreen road...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

We spent a couple days in Yosemite and decided to check out Hetch Hetchy on the way home. We are very glad we did. It is part of the Yosemite Park System so you won’t pay an additional entrance fee. The Park Ranger told us...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

We didn't do any hiking across the bridge and beyond, but it was a pleasant drive. We couldn't find any parking, so we didn't do much more than look at the area, but we didn't think it in any way compared to the beauty of...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

We didn't originally plan to visit Hetch Hetchy Reservoir but we got to our destination a little early so we drove over there and it was beautiful. My boyfriend and I are fans of John Muir and I guess he tried really hard not to...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

How anyone could have the thought of flooding this valley is beyond me. I came here one time, that was enough. It was a major disappointment. To flood such a beautiful place is nothing short of a crime. The city of San Francisco could have...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

If you are planning to visit Yosemite National Park, together with most famous attractions and iconic places like Tunnel Viewpoint, Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point, Tioga road, reserve some time if possible to visit this corner of paradise as well. You really will not regret. If...More

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