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Taft Point

Glacier Point Road, Yosemite National Park, CA
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Glacier Point Road, Yosemite National Park, CA
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Reviewed 6 days ago

it is a 4 miles round hike combined with Sentinel Dome, a bit long but not hard as it is mostly flat. the view is stunning from top.

Thank Feng L
Reviewed 1 week ago

we did this hike after we had done Sentinel Dome. It was easy to do both of these is the same day. The views are different but both are awesome.

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the Taft Point hike and overlook! it's an easy and beautiful 1 mile hike to the overlook and once you are there it's jaw-dropping. You have fantastic views of the valley floor including El Captain. We went midday on a Friday and there...More

Thank theroadlestravel2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very easy path to get to the Point. I thought you would have to climb up to it but when you leave the carpark you are mostly on that level. There is only a small metal barrier at the highest point. I took one look...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

The hike to Taft point is great hike with awesome views. The day we were there we were lucky to see some young gentlemen tightrope walking across the point with a 2000 foot drop below them. Frighteningly awesome experience to catch this experience. They were...More

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 31 August 2017

A very nice stroll through the woods to an outstanding view of Yosemite Valley. Avoid the crowds at Glacier Point and stop here instead. Very limited parking, so, come early. After your hike to Taft Point, be sure to take the trail over to Sentinel...More

Thank Tennbengal
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is a pretty easy hike and the pay off is the amazing view. Once the path opens up onto the rock, there are fissures along the way, so make sure you look down to avoid falling into a crack that is actually a long...More

Thank live4wknds
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a fairly easy hike from the parking lot but you need to watch for rocks in the trail and for trail markings or you can get off course. The best part is the destination where you can climb up to the point and...More

Thank janiewa
Reviewed 16 August 2017

If you are going to Sentinel Dome, it makes sense to do Taft Point as well. Nice hike through wooded terrain before hiking around fissures then a short climb up to Taft Point. Now here is where you get amazing views, but also not for...More

1  Thank Ty L
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Got here from Sentinel Dome thus making the walk about 5 miles in total. Very good views and the fissures are fascinating. Not as crowded as the Dome. Well worth a visit

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29 April 2017|
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Response from Gina M | Reviewed this property |
From what I remember, yes there is one. Be warned thought that is a SMALL one. Lots of people park on the side of the road. If you get there early enough, you will have no problem.