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Happy Isles HC trail

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0.2 mile 0.3 kilometer point to point
98% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 27' 8 m
Descent: -6' -2 m
High: 4,069' 1,240 m
Low: 4,041' 1,232 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 6% (3°)

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Trail shared by Megan W

Partly paved path to a pair of islands in the Merced River for wading, musing, and chillin'

Megan W

Features River/Creek · Swimming

Description

This is a very short, nearly flat paved trail to the Happy Isles islands in the Merced River. Folks enjoy ease of access to the water, proximity to parking and nearby bathrooms. Some people prefer to visit in the late summer and fall, when the lower water levels provide a more tranquil atmosphere.

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Land Manager: NPS - Yosemite

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Merced River rapids.
May 16, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
Approaching Happy Isles in the Merced River.
May 15, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
Happy Isles- indeed.
May 15, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA

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