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Happy Isles HC trail

Easy

Trail

0.2 mile 0.3 kilometer point to point
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 27' 8 m
Descent: -6' -2 m
High: 4,069' 1,240 m
Low: 4,041' 1,232 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 6% (3°)

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Trail shared by Megan W

Partly paved path to a pair of islands in the Merced River for wading, musing, and chillin'

Megan W

Features River/Creek · Swimming

Family Friendly Though you'll want to keep a close eye on kiddos, having a chance to dip their toes is a delight.

Description

This is a very short, nearly flat paved trail to the Happy Isles islands in the Merced River. Folks enjoy ease of access to the water, proximity to parking and nearby bathrooms. Some people prefer to visit in the late summer and fall, when the lower water levels provide a more tranquil atmosphere.

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Land Manager: NPS - Yosemite

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May 30, 2019
Bettina Wesloh
Aug 31, 2018
Stacey van der Veen
On the way to mist trail
Jun 17, 2018
Cristi P
Apr 20, 2018
Mandy Trexel
Sep 5, 2017
John Robinson
0.4mi
Jun 7, 2017
Ivonne NaPett
1mi
May 7, 2017
Juan Ito
Aug 22, 2016
Isa Fett

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