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Distance

2.4 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty

Easy

Δ Elevation (FT)

~485 (+)

USGS Quad Map(s):  Tenaya Lake

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May Lake Trail (YNP)

California

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May Lake is an easy kid friendly day hike in Yosemite National Park that features a beautiful alpine lake. This short trail rewards hikers with big scenery. The trail meanders through a conifer forest and across granite slabs finally ending at May Lake at the base of Mount Hoffman Along the way expect stunning views and keep an eye peeled for wildlife! This trail is a great choice for hikers traveling with small children. 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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