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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  • We did the Taft Point trail on our drive out to Glacier Point. The is a small lot, so you may have to wait for a spot to open up. It an easy walk through the woods. When you get to the point, there is...  more »
  • Stunning beauty all around... And mind your steps when looking at the view! Watch out the stones and tree roots, and read also the alerts on the national park web page. We didn't manage to do a loop h...  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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