Sentinel Dome

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  • Address: Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California USA, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Geological Formation, National Park, Family And Kids
Tickets From $489

The dome itself isn’t that great. Once upon a time there used to be a Jeffrey Pine on top of the peak but only until 2003. But the view is unbeatable – a 360 degree panorama with all of Yosemite Park spread out below you. One can see Half Dome, El Capitan, Yosemite Waterfalls, North Dome, Basket Dome, and the magnificent Sierra Nevada in the distance when the weather is clear. And thanks to this raised vista, the place draws another unusual tourist – the stargazer. It’s a 4 kilometers round trip at the most to the Sentinel Dome and the hiking is relatively easy. Yosemite National Park also has some great camping options. Things to do when you’re there: look west, look east, look at Yosemite Firefalls, and take a picture with the Fallen Jeffrey Pine.

Sentinel Dome Travel Tips

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  • Sentinel Dome Address: Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California USA, United States
  • Sentinel Dome Timing: 24-hrs
  • Time required to visit Sentinel Dome: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 69.57% of people who visit Yosemite National Park include Sentinel Dome in their plan

  • 62.23% of people start their Sentinel Dome visit around 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Sentinel Dome

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

93.12% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sentinel Dome

People normally club together Glacier Point and Sierra Point while planning their visit to Sentinel Dome.

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

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