Taft Point, Yosemite National Park

Enjoy magnificent 360-degree views of Yosemite Valley from Taft Point, a glacier observation point. Take a relatively easy hike to reach the vantage point; the short trek leads through the woods but involves a great deal of elevation change, amounting to 60 m (200 ft). Standing at 2,285 m (7,500 ft), the point offers dramatic vistas of Yosemite Falls and the valley walls. Parking is available 2.5 km (1.6 mi) from the point. Plan your visit to Taft Point and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Yosemite National Park journey site .
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  • IN the dozens of trips to Yosemite I had neever been to Taft Point. We decided to do this short hike after leaving Glacier Point. This is a fairly easy hike of a little over a mile each way. The view ...  more »
  • This is probably my favorite walk in the park. It is short, beautiful and peaceful, and offers incredible views of the Yosemite valley for about a mile of hiking each way. The fissures at the end are ...  more »
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  • Hard to beat this view! It’s a quick mile hike to get here from the lot too!
  • Fantastic view. Relatively easy and fun hike (2.2 miles round-trip).
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