Glacier Point via Panorama Trail

  • Nevada Falls in Yosemite National Park.
  • Vernal Falls in Yosemite National Park.
  • Half Dome from the Panorama Trail in Yosemite National Park.
  • Stunning Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park.


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8.5 (miles)


Point to Point

~3200 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)



Glacier Point via Panorama Trail is a tough day hike in Yosemite National Park that offers hikers nothing short of amazing scenery. The Panorama Trail lives up to its name. Hikers can expect perpetual beautiful scenery. The point to point hike climbs 3,200 feet over eight and half miles from Yosemite Valley to Glacier Point. Along the way hiker are treated to amazing view of Yosemite Valley, the 317-foot Vernal Falls, 594-foot Nevada Falls and an up close look at the thunderous 37-foot Illilouette Falls. This hike is a bucket-list trail and its wonderful scenery makes every steep switchback well worth it. There is camping available in Yosemite National Park.

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Contact: Public Information Office PO Box 577 Yosemite, CA 95389

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