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Wawona and the Mariposa Grove
Alder Creek (strenuous) 12 miles (18.7 km); 6 to 8 hours Begin 0.4 miles up Chilnualna Falls Road The trail begins across the street from the parking area at the “Backcountry Use” sign and leads...
Chilnualna Falls (strenuous) 8.2 miles (13.1 km) round-trip; 5 hours. 2,400 feet elevation gain Begin at Chilnualna Falls parking area, two miles up the Chilnualna Falls Road The trail leads from t...
After you’ve explored Pioneer Village, get back in the car and head down Forest Road (that’s where you turned to get into the General Store parking lot). Drive two miles until you see the parking ...
Take your children for a visit back in time by wandering through Wawona’s Pioneer Village. To get there, just park in the parking lot at the Wawona General Store and walk away from Highway 41. On yo...
Swinging Bridge Loop (easy) 4.8 miles (7.6 km) loop; 2 hours Begin at the Wawona Store parking area Follow Forest Drive, the paved road, two miles upstream from the store to the Seventh Day Adventi...
Directly across from the historic Wawona Hotel, you’ll find the 3.5-mile Meadow Loop Trail, a cool forest glen that’s perfect for a hot day. It’s virtually flat so it’s perfect for children an...
Often overlooked, the tiny hamlet of Wawona offers an array of interesting hikes and places to visit without the crowds of Yosemite Valley. ...
Wawona Meadow Loop (easy) 3.5 miles (5.6 km) loop; 2 hours [leashed pets allowed] Begin at the Wawona Hotel Walk across the Wawona golf course on the paved road. Once across the golf course, take th...
Wawona to Mariposa Grove (moderate) 6 miles (9.6 km) to the Grizzly Giant (in the Mariposa Grove) Begin at Wawona Hotel The trail begins behind the last uphill building of the Wawona Hotel (Moore Co...
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