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216 mi 348 km of trail 5 Runs

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gem Favorite Cathedral Peak and part of the Cathedral Range from Lembert Dome.

Lembert Dome

(10) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Cathedral Lake w/ Cathedral Peak.

Lower Cathedral Lake

(11) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite More views along the Tuolumne River.

Tuolumne River

(8) Yosemit…, CA

Runs in Tuolumne Meadows - 5

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Favorite Westward view of Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Tenaya Canyon, and smoke from fires from Clouds Rest.
Intermediate/Difficult

Clouds Rest Viewpoint Trail

12.4 mi 20.0 km • Loop • 2,129 ft Ascent 649.04 m Ascent

(49) Yosemit…, CA
Favorite The Tuolumne River at its finest in Yosemite National Park, CA.
Difficult

Yosemite Backcountry Loop

60.6 mi 97.5 km • Loop • 10,264 ft Ascent 3128.38 m Ascent

(3) Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Cathedral Peak and part of the Cathedral Range from Lembert Dome.
Intermediate

Lembert Dome

2.3 mi 3.6 km • Loop • 624 ft Ascent 190.32 m Ascent

(13) Yosemit…, CA
Favorite These formations in Lyell Canyon make for great swimming holes along the John Muir Trail in Yosemite National Park.
Intermediate

High Sierra Camp: May Lake- Glen Aulin- Tuolumne Meadows

19.8 mi 31.9 km • Point to Point • 2,547 ft Ascent 776.45 m Ascent

(4) Yosemit…, CA
Favorite These formations in Lyell Canyon make for great swimming holes along the John Muir Trail in Yosemite National Park.
Intermediate

Tuolumne Meadows to Elizabeth Lake: Out-N-Back

8.1 mi 13.0 km • Out and Back • 1,023 ft Ascent 311.76 m Ascent

(3) Yosemit…, CA

Trails in Tuolumne Meadows - 23

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9.2 mi 14.9 km #1Clouds Rest Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
9.2 mi 14.9 km Yosemite Valley, CA 18 
35.0 mi 56.3 km #2JMT: Segment 2 - Tuolomne Meadows to Devils Postpile
Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate
35.0 mi 56.3 km Yosemite Valley, CA
16.5 mi 26.5 km #3Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
16.5 mi 26.5 km Yosemite Valley, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #4Lower Cathedral Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Yosemite Valley, CA
74.8 mi 120.3 km #5PCT: Tuolumne Meadow to Sonora Pass
Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate
74.8 mi 120.3 km Yosemite Valley, CA
6.6 mi 10.6 km #6Young Lakes Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
6.6 mi 10.6 km Yosemite Valley, CA
12.0 mi 19.3 km #7Tuolumne Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
12.0 mi 19.3 km Yosemite Valley, CA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #8Young Lakes
Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.8 km Yosemite Valley, CA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #9Mt. Hoffman Trail
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km Yosemite Valley, CA
4.2 mi 6.8 km #10Waterwheel Falls Trail
Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.8 km Yosemite Valley, CA
1.0 mi 1.7 km #11Lembert Dome Trail
Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.7 km Yosemite Valley, CA
8.0 mi 12.8 km #12Glen Aulin - May Lake Trail
Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate
8.0 mi 12.8 km Yosemite Valley, CA
5.7 mi 9.2 km #13Vogelsang Trail
Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate
5.7 mi 9.2 km Yosemite Valley, CA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #14Dog Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Yosemite Valley, CA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #15May Lake Trail
Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Yosemite Valley, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #16Elizabeth Lake Trail
Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.5 km Yosemite Valley, CA
4.4 mi 7.1 km #17Lower Gaylor Lakes Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.1 km Yosemite Valley, CA
13.4 mi 21.6 km #18Tenaya Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
13.4 mi 21.6 km Yosemite Valley, CA
2.8 mi 4.6 km #19Murphy Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.6 km Yosemite Valley, CA
7.0 mi 11.3 km #20Snow Creek Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate
7.0 mi 11.3 km Yosemite Valley, CA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #21Murphy Creek Connector
Easy/Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Yosemite Valley, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #22Tuolumne Stables Access
Easy
Yosemite Valley, CA
Easy
1.1 mi 1.8 km Yosemite Valley, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #23Dana Fork Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.7 km Yosemite Valley, CA

Photos of Tuolumne Meadows - 113

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September sunset over Lake Tenaya in Yosemite National Park.
Apr 12, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
July 2018 JMT thru hike. Cathedral Peak
Nov 26, 2019 near Yosemit…, CA
Lower Cathedral Lake w/ Cathedral Peak.
Feb 4, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
These formations in Lyell Canyon make for great swimming holes along the John Muir Trail in Yosemite National Park.
Jan 25, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA
The Tuolumne River at its finest in Yosemite National Park, CA.
Nov 9, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
Passing May Lake on the trail up to Mt. Hoffman.
Feb 4, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
Cathedral Peak and part of the Cathedral Range from Lembert Dome.
Jan 23, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
Evening brings a sublime sunset at Upper Cathedral Lake on the John Muir Trail in Yosemite National Park.
Jan 25, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA

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