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 Valley

Features Animals
9035 Village Dr, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389-9912
(209) 372-0200
Call
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
from US$169.00*
Yosemite and Glacier Point with Ahwahnee Lunch
Day Trips
More Info
from US$345.00*
Yosemite and Glacier Point Tour from Los Angeles by Train
Day Trips
More Info
from US$372.56*
Private Yosemite National Park Day Trip from San Francisco
Private Sightseeing Tours
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best climbing sites.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“glacier point” (355 reviews)
“el capitan” (268 reviews)
“half dome” (339 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
9035 Village Dr, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389-9912
CONTACT
Website
(209) 372-0200
Write a ReviewReviews (5,645)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 4,050 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are not well traveled it is ok.... i am from the usa. And would never go again. If i had to give advice for Real adventure travelers... is to skip or do yartes Bus. Hikes are a joke. From the valley. It is...More

Thank Brody U
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was awestruck by this beauty! I was just standing by seeing the nature and the valley for hours together.Must visit in lifetime, took thousands of photos, since it was raining on the day we went there had to return a little early

Thank sheela a
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is as beautiful as any picture, however DO NOT GO during holidays...the lines (in cars) were long. I plan to go again on an off season in the Spring or Summer to see more

Thank fatimaepes
A TripAdvisor Member
5923
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place with the giant granite mountains rising around you and the crystal flowing river. Water falls all around. Weather changes quickly. Expect crowds.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our first day was very frustrating, because it is very crowded and if you dno't know your way around, it can be intimidating to find parking, food, even the sites. But once we got our bearings, we had a great time and enjoyed the sights...More

Thank Shelley K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Obviously the valley and massive rocks are the reason for the Park. However on our visit this area was a traffic jam of buses, vans and cars. Thought October was off season, but obviously there isn't one! Parking was a real headache would think you...More

Thank Margot P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to Upper Pines Campground every November. No crowds, hiking is great, campground fairly quiet. (We have learned not to be there over the Thanksgiving weekend or any other holiday...very heavy crowds and you can't drive at all.). Brought our new dog this past...More

Thank caroline w
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a car from San Francisco airport ( with 4x4) in winter to drive 3 hrs to the Park. When going in winter , it is good to watch the weather forecasts and to be aware of the road closures. Wintertime restricts you to...More

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yosemite is beautiful in every direction and the valley is included. Looking up and seeing all the mountains and waterfalls is one of the best spots in nature.

Thank sjm0ra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I never understand why these kinds d places are up for review. If you do Yosemite you obviously do Yosemite valley. Anyway. Beautiful picnic places along the river and the valley loop is accessible and a good day. Views everywhere. Yosemite is great as there...More

Thank James T
PreviousNext
123456405
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Yosemite National Park Hotels
Yosemite Valley Lodge
3,965 reviews
1.12 km away
The Majestic Yosemite Hotel
2,719 reviews
1.17 km away
Yosemite View Lodge
4,128 reviews
17.26 km away
Big Trees Lodge
2,138 reviews
24.35 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Majestic Yosemite Dining Room
2,196 reviews
1.15 km away
Degnan's Kitchen
452 reviews
.17 km away
Mountain Room Restaurant
673 reviews
1.16 km away
Mountain Room Restaurant
357 reviews
1.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Yosemite Falls
1,972 reviews
.82 km away
The Majestic Yosemite Hotel
371 reviews
1.15 km away
Crossroads Tours & Limo
17 reviews
.99 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
amanda110896
8 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from oliviadedekind | Reviewed this property |
Wow. That is going to be incredible !!!! Yosemite blew me away. We were only able to stay one night. I would have stayed longer if we could have. You have to have to go to San Francisco. It’s an amazing city. Loved it. We... More
0
Votes
Jo W
25 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Julia C | Reviewed this property |
If you can afford to stay in the park in one place, your time will be better spent. Why? The park is likely to have bumper to bumper traffic at this time of year and on a holiday week. We were there at Thanksgiving and our... More
2
Votes
Zoran M
13 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from dkc_liv | Reviewed this property |
We were there the week of Sept 16 and the US120 was closed several days for snow. You should probably count on driving through Fresno. (FYI: The trip through Yosemite / Mono Lake still took me about 7 hours to get to Vegas.
1
Vote
PreviousNext
12345622