We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Yosemite Falls

Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 209-372-0322
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$90.00*
and up
Yosemite Valley Winter Tour
More Info
US$377.10*
and up
2-Day Yosemite National Park Tour from San Francisco
More Info
US$489.00*
and up
3-Day Yosemite Camping Adventure from San Francisco
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
The fifth tallest waterfall in the world, Yosemite Falls is the centerpiece of Yosemite National Park.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“columbia rock” (32 reviews)
“easy walk” (79 reviews)
LOCATION
Yosemite National Park, CA
CONTACT
Website
+1 209-372-0322
Write a ReviewReviews (1,999)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"columbia rock"
in 32 reviews
"easy walk"
in 79 reviews
"highest waterfall"
in 16 reviews
"yosemite fall"
in 20 reviews
"lots of water"
in 36 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 27 reviews
"paved path"
in 24 reviews
"snow melt"
in 24 reviews
"strenuous hike"
in 35 reviews
"late summer"
in 18 reviews
"water flowing"
in 16 reviews
"shuttle stop"
in 23 reviews
"hiking boots"
in 16 reviews
"the loop"
in 17 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 18 reviews
"great hike"
in 22 reviews
"take your time"
in 18 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 1,542 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I took upper Yosemite falls trail which was for sure the right thing to do. It is marked as "hard" but it worth it and personally I think it's not that "hard". It took 7-8 considering that we started the hike at 2.30pm and finished...More

Thank Tung F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had high hopes for this stunning waterfall. there are quite a few i. the park but thia one is the one you come to see. absolutely epic...

Thank Rory S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a strenuous hike as stated in the National Park Guide. I am in good shape (run marathons, exercise 3-4 times per week, watch my diet, passed my military PT as excellent every year, etc.) for a 62 year old male and this pushed...More

1  Thank Mark D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This falls and trail was right out side of hotel (Yosemite Vally Lodge) so we would do the food to the falls each morning and evening. A great way to start and end each day.

Thank Josh S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see on any visit, we were lucky to visit in April so water flow was very good. Also upper fall had snow and ice near bottom. Sunny day and not packed with visitors.

Thank peakdistricttravel
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are actually two separate hikes - the lower, which is a very easy trail, flat up the bridge which you can stand on and get quite wet from the spray of the lower falls. Then there is the upper falls hike, which is steep...More

Thank Belgo96
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun hike but very steep. You should know it is like walking up the Empire State Building stairs—twice. Also give yourself plenty of time and it will be crowded.

Thank StrategicFamPlanner
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped here at night to try and do some night photography. while doing so we were asked if we were trying to catch the moonbow. We didn't know what this was so it was explained to us. It is, essentially, rainbows...More

Thank SunnyOnTheGo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hike to Yosemite Falls was an easy hike for all ages and abilities. The majority of the trail is flat, but the last short section does have a slight incline. There are signs that said, “not recommended for wheel chairs” before the incline, but...More

Thank lwoudstra
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so into it, we just stood next to the falls for a while, quietly (including all the kids in our group...). It’s magic

1  Thank Airsealands
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Yosemite National Park Hotels
Yosemite Valley Lodge
4,001 reviews
.46 km away
The Majestic Yosemite Hotel
2,743 reviews
1.95 km away
Yosemite View Lodge
4,167 reviews
16.48 km away
Big Trees Lodge
2,141 reviews
24.04 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Degnan's Kitchen
460 reviews
.95 km away
Mountain Room Restaurant
1,042 reviews
.48 km away
Degnan's Cafe
158 reviews
.93 km away
Degnan's Loft
172 reviews
.94 km away
Nearby Attractions
Yosemite Valley
5,715 reviews
.82 km away
Crossroads Tours & Limo
17 reviews
.29 km away
Valley Visitor Center
301 reviews
.82 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
p00h16
7 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Bubuflu | Reviewed this property |
The best advice is get into the park early. Lower Yosemite falls is one of the busiest places due to the ease of accessibility and the beauty of the falls themselves. Glacier point is one of the very best places to view... More
0
Votes
Lindseym15
14 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from 8_is_enough_in_MICH | Reviewed this property |
The lower falls is a short walk to the viewing area. He should have no problem with that. I think you have to hike to the top of the falls for the "upper," which would be too much. Park your car and take advantage of the... More
1
Vote
sruthy m
19 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Christian M | Reviewed this property |
If you can definitely give it a try at other time.
0
Votes
Google Translation