Lower Yosemite Fall Trail
ElevationAscent: 75' 23 m
Descent: -84' -26 m
High: 4,033' 1,229 m
Low: 3,964' 1,208 m
GradeAvg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)
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“Revel in stunning views of Yosemite Falls in its entirety and walk to the base of the Lower Fall.”— Brian Smith
Leashed pets and strollers are allowed. Bicycles are prohibited with numerous bicycle racks located nearby for your convenience.
If walking from the Valley Visitor center, follow the bicycle path to shuttle stop #6 and begin the trail. Consider walking the loop in a clockwise direction for best views of Yosemite Falls. This eastern portion of this loop trail is wheelchair accessible (when not covered in ice or snow).
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Land Manager: NPS - Yosemite