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Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail

Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 209-372-0200
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This clear lake is a popular hiking spot.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 209-372-0200
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Reviewed yesterday

We went here in mid June, and we had enough water for a beautiful reflection. It is an easy walk with no climbs. The trail was also super fun to explore, and we really enjoyed seeing a created rock stacking area. We visited near dusk,...More

Thank amyw2012
Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived at mirror lake on one of the free Shuttle Buses, parking anywhere on the valley floor can be difficult as the day wears on so we parked at half dome village at around 9:15 in the morning and hopped on a Shuttle. The...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our guide from Yosemite Family Adventures took us on the this trail and it was worth the walk. The path was paved and only had a few steeper stops. It was a great view once we got there and the water was cool and refreshing...More

1  Thank cherylsm2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visiting Mirror Lake is a must! Absolutely stunning views - the photographs are so good they almost look like a postcard.

Thank Keira81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trail is flat, and quite easy through forests and ending up at Mirror Lake, which is a very beautiful place. Bring lunch, many places to sit. Bathing is also possible.

Thank Soren_Odense
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hike out to Mirror Lake (you can start at shuttle stop 17), is moderate and easy. There are great picture opportunities and even young children can handle it. Do check out some of the cool spots to stop around the rocks that offer big...More

Thank LelahK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dont expect a large alpine lake we went in July 2017 lots of water and a rock to jump off into river.. it is more or less a wide part of the river but is very beautiful none the less..

Thank p w
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking at this lake is awe-inspiring and mind - boggling. Simply exquisite and unimaginable - the title says it all.

Thank JoanneJourneys
Reviewed 1 week ago

paved unless you take the long way all the way around. Paved trail to the "lake" that dwindles in summer but had plenty to swim in while we where there. Many people here unless you take the trail around to see views of Half Dome....More

Thank kas12589
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mirror Lake was suggested as a quick hike after our afternoon check-in. Trailhead very close to Half Dome Village. The Meadow Trail was flat, shady in most spots, and very very pretty. The trail went along a moving creek the entire way. There were several...More

Thank Vickie J
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