Half Dome

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  • Address: Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California USA, United States
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: 13 USD
  • Tags: Outdoors, Geological Formation, Trail, Family And Kids, Nature
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This is one of Yosemite’s prime goodies and it’s most distinct rock formation. It’s one of the park’s hardest trails yet - also one of it’s most crowded. So much so that the NPS has a yearly lottery system limiting the number of people who’re allowed to get to the top. The main lotteries are held March - April, and then a lottery for 50 passes daily is held and it is STILL crowded as anything. And no wonder the views are mind-blasting. The scariest bit of the trail is how steep it can suddenly become, especially as you’re ascending the cables. Visit in May, the waterfalls are the best then.

  • 14.2 miles (22.7 km) round trip via Mist Trail.
  • 16.5 miles (26.5 km) round trip via John Muir Trail.
  • 20 miles (32 km) round trip via Glacier Point.
  • 23 miles (37) km round trip via Tenaya Lake.
  • 7 miles (11 km) round trip from Little Yosemite Valley Camp Ground.

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  • Half Dome Address: Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California USA, United States
  • Half Dome Timing: 24-hrs
  • Half Dome Price: 13 USD
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  • 95% of people who visit Yosemite National Park include Half Dome in their plan

  • 26.16% of people start their Half Dome visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Half Dome

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

94.25% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Half Dome

People normally club together Nevada Fall and Village Grill Deck while planning their visit to Half Dome.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Half Dome Reviews & Ratings

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  • This spot doesn't need a review!

  • This is a heaven for the hikers. You will love the view from the top. Not only hikers, but photographers will love this place as well. Amazing place, heavenly view.

  • I can only speak highly of the "Half Dome" however, I was lied to, and it is in fact, not a half dome shape at all. Even after I had to find out the hard way, it is still a great experience and the view is breathtaking of Yosemite, and it made me feel like I was on top of the world, and just taking it in was truly amazing.

  • Amazing rock formation, even if you're not hiking or climbing, it's a wonder to see.

  • Absolutely stunning

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