COVID-19: At REI, we encourage you to get outside responsibly. Stay local, avoid recreational travel, practice social distancing and check ahead for area and facility closures. Learn More
Trail Run Project Logo

Dewey Point Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.8 mile 1.3 kilometer point to point
98% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 56' 17 m
Descent: -105' -32 m
High: 7,359' 2,243 m
Low: 7,295' 2,224 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

Dogs

Unknown
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by Brian Smith

A short jaunt to a stunning overlook - Dewey Point.

Brian Smith

Features Fall Colors · Views

Description

A short, mostly level jaunt connecting the Dewey Point Meadows and Dewey Point Ridge Trail to the point itself. The views across Yosemite Valley are incredible, including Half Dome, Clouds Rest, Cathedral Rocks, Cathedral Spires, Leaning Tower, the Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite Falls, Three Brothers, and Mount Hoffman.

Run this trail?

We need help with the following missing trail information:

Need to Know, Dogs Allowed, Flora & Fauna, Runner Notes

Contacts

Land Manager: NPS - Yosemite

Rate This Trail

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Check In

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  4.7 from 3 votes

#5685

Overall
  4.7 from 3 votes
5 Star
67%
4 Star
33%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Trail Rankings

#512

in California

#5,685

Overall
2 Views Last Month
554 Since Jun 10, 2016
Intermediate

50%
50%
0%
0%

Photos

View from Dewey Point over Yosemite Valley.
Feb 11, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
Bridal Veil Falls is spectacular from Dewey Point.
May 17, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA
Kicking back at Dewey Point, Yosemite.
Aug 25, 2019 near Yosemit…, CA
Dewey Point with El Capitan in the background.
Feb 11, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running