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Mirror Loop Access Road

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A one-mile service road giving access to Mirror Lake.


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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.6

KM

Point to Point

4,095' 1,248 m

High

3,999' 1,219 m

Low

96' 29 m

Up

3' 1 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

7%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly This is a great way to experience Mirror Lake and Tenaya Canyon with the whole family. If everyone's up to it, the Mirror Lake Loop can always be tacked onto this out and back.

Leashed Pets and Bicycles are allowed on this path but NOT beyond the pavement on the Mirror Lake Trail.

Description

This path begins at shuttle stop #17. It is a paved service road that leads directly to Mirror Lake. You may access the Mirror Lake Trail from the end of the paved path.

Contacts

Land Manager: NPS - Yosemite

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Brian Smith

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A beautiful rainy day at Mirror Lake, as seen from the Mirror Lake Access Road.
Dec 17, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
A beautiful walk back
May 7, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
Heading to Mirror Lake.
May 7, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA

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Jun 27, 2020
Melissa McCormick
Jul 18, 2018
Claire Metka
Jan 2, 2018
Chris McCloud
Done as part of stop at YOSE during California swing with Jiaxin & Sasi December 2017-January 2018
Jan 2, 2018
Chris McCloud
Did as part of return trip from Mirror Lake after hiking main trail to lake. Done as part of California trip with Jiaxin & Sasi 12/17-1/18.
Sep 5, 2017
John Robinson
2mi
Sep 4, 2017
Fan Lin
1mi
Jul 8, 2017
Jenny Kroll
Jun 12, 2017
Wei Liu