Cathedral Lake Trail, Yosemite National Park

4.7
#13 of 19 in Trails in Yosemite National Park
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • The hike is a tedious average upward sloping hike through the woods (though pretty woods) and so it is the destination that makes this a five star hike. The first lake in particular is a beauty...  more »
  • Trail was awesome! Found what looked to be a fresh water spring like fern spring along the hike. Drank a whole water bottle full. Now I’m worried that it wasn’t what I thought. I can’t seem to find...  more »
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  • I spent two lazy, blissful hours sitting by this lake all by myself on a sunny October day. It was the last day of my three day backpacking trip in the Tuolumne Meadows wilderness area. The shimmering blue lake surrounded by the granite peaks of the Sierra range makes for a gorgeous setting in which to enjoy a quiet, reflective afternoon.
  • Great trail. Not very long but all the way is up the hill. I spent 3.5 hours both ways but I met people that spent 6 hours both ways. Up to your shape
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