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Gems in California - 150

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gem Favorite The views are breathtaking.

Glacier Point

(92) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow

Vernal Falls

(100) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Yosemite Valley

Tunnel View

(78) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite The Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls

Yosemite Falls

(74) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Coming down the cables from the Half Dome summit.

Half Dome

(68) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Such an incredible spot in Yosemite. Clouds Rest is appropriately named with 360 views of the park including Half Dome.

Clouds Rest

(46) Yosemit…, CA

Recommended Routes in California - 645

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Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
Difficult

Half Dome

14.5 mi 23.4 km 4,457' Up 1358.42 m Up 4,457' Down 1358.36 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
Difficult

Vernal and Nevada Falls Loop

6.2 mi 10.0 km 1,999' Up 609.27 m Up 1,998' Down 608.87 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Tule elk male, Tule Elk Reserve, Tomales Bay
Intermediate

Tomales Point Trail

9.8 mi 15.7 km 996' Up 303.54 m Up 996' Down 303.53 m Down

Inverness, CA
Favorite Bridge to Nowhere, Angeles National Forest
Intermediate/Difficult

Bridge to Nowhere - East Fork Trail #8W13

9.8 mi 15.8 km 814' Up 248.01 m Up 814' Down 248.01 m Down

La Verne, CA
Favorite The Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls
Easy

Lower Yosemite Fall Trail

1.0 mi 1.6 km 75' Up 22.74 m Up 84' Down 25.55 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Lower Eaton Canyon Falls.
Intermediate

Eaton Falls

3.6 mi 5.8 km 382' Up 116.53 m Up 382' Down 116.5 m Down

Altadena, CA
Favorite Such an incredible spot in Yosemite. Clouds Rest is appropriately named with 360 views of the park including Half Dome.
Difficult

Clouds Rest Viewpoint Trail

12.4 mi 20.0 km 2,129' Up 649.04 m Up 2,130' Down 649.17 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Bolinas and the Pacific Ocean, Farralon Islands in sunset. From Bare Knoll off of Matt Davis Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Steep Ravine - Matt Davis Loop

7.1 mi 11.4 km 1,556' Up 474.2 m Up 1,589' Down 484.37 m Down

Bolinas, CA
Favorite Half Dome towering above Mirror Lake/Meadow
Easy/Intermediate

Mirror Lake Loop

4.7 mi 7.6 km 290' Up 88.29 m Up 289' Down 88.22 m Down

Yosemit…, CA

California Hiking

  • 21,557 Miles 34,692 Kilometers of Trail
  • 688 Recommended Routes
  • 150 Gems Gems
  • 1,691 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 3,482 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 793 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Areas Within California

Trails in California - 5,276

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3.0 mi 4.9 km #1Upper Yosemite Falls
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 121 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #2Four Mile Trail
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 94 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #3Mist Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 67 
2.5 mi 4.1 km #4Lassen Peak Trail
Difficult
Shingletown, CA
Difficult
Shingletown, CA 46 
6.6 mi 10.6 km #5Dipsea Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mill Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Mill Valley, CA 31 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #6Moro Rock Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Three Rivers, CA 32 
5.6 mi 9.0 km #7Panorama Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 30 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #8Tokopah Falls Trail
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA 36 
66.5 mi 107.0 km #9High Sierra Trail
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA 20 
9.2 mi 14.9 km #10Clouds Rest Trail
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 23 

Photos of California - 11,388

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Such an incredible spot in Yosemite. Clouds Rest is appropriately named with 360 views of the park including Half Dome.
May 26, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
Yosemite Valley
Aug 25, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
The views are breathtaking.
May 19, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
Berkeley REI Employees Volunteering in Yosemite.
Nov 12, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
May 7, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
The top of Nevada Falls is the best place on earth.
Mar 31, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA
The most amazing views await you at the top!
Jan 27, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA
September sunset over Lake Tenaya in Yosemite National Park.
Apr 12, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA