United States California Yosemite Valley

Olmsted Point

A picturesque overlook in Yosemite offering expansive views of granite peaks, the Half Dome, and Tenaya Canyon. Visitors enjoy the scenic vista.

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Olmsted Point is a must-see stop on any High Sierra road trip, offering a unique vantage point on the northern side of Yosemite National Park. Visitors can revel in panoramic views of the rugged granite landscape, including the backside of Half Dome and the picturesque Tenaya Canyon. This easily accessible viewpoint along Tioga Road provides a perfect spot for photo opportunities or a brief hike to stretch your legs amidst the stunning scenery of the high Sierra.

seeker 2 months ago

Located in Yosemite’s high country, Olmsted Point looks out on Half Dome, Tenaya Lake, Clouds Rest, and other high mountain peaks.

nicolejordan 2 years ago

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