Half Dome

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  • Address: Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California USA, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: 13 USD
  • Tags: Outdoors, Geological Formation, Trail, Family And Kids, Nature

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.

  • You can only request six permits per application.

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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 is a very impressing mountain inside Yosemite National Park. You can hike to the top. Usually it’s a very crowded place so it’s good to add enough time to your travel plans, if you want to go for the summit.

  • Gives a whole new meaning to the phrase hold to the rod. But seriously breathtaking views never regret going up. If I ever had the chance to do it again I would.

  • Great iconic landmark of the Yosemite National Park! It can been seen from many locations in the park. It has so many different personalities from different viewing angles, time, and seasons. This image was taken from the Glacier Point. One of the best location to view sunset and sunrise. In general, you shall be able to get good images whenever from this location.

  • The Half Dome is one of the landmarks of Yosemite National Park and is a place for many rock climbers and hikers to pilgrimage. Watching the half dome in the sunset will be very shocking. From the glacier point you can look at the half dome. The Half Dome itself is not in any of the scenic spots, but it is a journey from the foggy trails in Yosemite Valley.

  • This mountain offers you an awesome view! I Loved!

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