Columbia Rock via the Yosemite Falls Trail

  • Upper Falls in Yosemite National Park.
  • Upper Falls in Yosemite National Park.
  • Upper Falls in Yosemite National Park.
  • Upper and Lower Falls in Yosemite National Park.

Hiking

Dogs No

Waterfall

2 (miles)

 Moderate

Out & Back

~1000 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

California

Yosemite

Columbia Rock via the Yosemite Falls Trail a moderate day hike in Yosemite National Park that incredibly scenic views. Hiking Yosemite Falls Trail to Columbia Rock is a great option for hikers who don't have time to complete the full trail, but still want to enjoy stunning scenery. Columbia Rock is about a mile up the trail and offers spectacular views of Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, and Sentinel Rock from Columbia Rock. If you have the time, another half mile up the trail you will come to a breathtaking view of Upper Yosemite Falls.

History

The Yosemite Falls Trail is one of the oldest trails in the park, it was built from 1873 to 1877.

Red Tape

Entrance, Camping and Backcountry Fees
Contact: Public Information Office PO Box 577 Yosemite, CA 95389

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