How long is Upper Yosemite Falls hike?

How long is Upper Yosemite Falls hike?

When you’re ready to hit the trail for the better part of a day, it’s hard to beat the 7.6-mile (round-trip) Upper Yosemite Fall hike for top-notch views of breathtaking scenery, challenging climbs and memories to last a lifetime.

Can you drink the water from Yosemite Falls?

Is your water safe to drink? Our water is perfectly safe to drink, bath and swim in, but we recommend that you bring bottled water for drinking, due to the fact that our water has a high mineral content.

How many switchbacks does Upper Yosemite Falls have?

Over 135 switchbacks. It’s a grueling hike but you are rewarded with wonderful views of Yosemite Valley along the way and finally at the top.

Do you need a permit to hike Yosemite Falls?

A wilderness permit is required year-round for backpacking, overnight climbing, or any other overnight stay in the Yosemite Wilderness. A wilderness permit is not required for day hikes (unless hiking to Half Dome) or for staying in lodging facilities and frontcountry campgrounds.

Do cell phones work in Yosemite?

Cellular Phone Service Yosemite Valley and Tuolumne Meadows have good signals. The best signal is in the Yosemite Village area near the Visitor Center. Signals also tend to be dependable in Crane Flat and right outside the park in El Portal.

What National Park has the largest waterfall in North America?

Yosemite Falls, the highest waterfall in North America (2,450 feet) and 5th highest in the world – Picture of Yosemite National Park, California

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  • California (CA)
  • Yosemite National Park.
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Can you drive through Yosemite without a permit?

People can drive through Yosemite without a reservation “You must drive the most direct route to exit the park; stopping is prohibited. Violating park regulations can result in a fine of up to $5,000 and/or six months in jail.” However, the park entrance fee does provide access to visit Hetchy Hetchy during open hours.

Is it safe to swim in the Merced River?

Swimming in the Merced River is a popular way to cool off–but help protect the river by entering and exiting only on sandy beaches. Swimming in rivers is not without hazards, including swift currents, cold water, and hazards within the river (e.g., trees).

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