The Mist Trail
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Vernal Fall footbridge:
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Begin this hike at the Happy Isles Shuttle Stop . There you can fill up on snacks or water at the trailhead snack kiosks right at the Shuttle Stop area.
An excellent view of Vernal Fall is visible from the footbridge at 0.8 miles (1.3 km). Approximately .15 miles (0.2 km) beyond the bridge the Mist Trail and the John Muir Trail diverge. To proceed directly to the top of Vernal Fall, follow the Mist Trail .25 miles (0.4 km) up a steep granite stairway of over
This is the hike that almost everyone takes while in Yosemite, you don't have to be in great shape to do this hike, but it is a steep hike for most of the way to Nevada Falls, just take your time and bring some shoes that don't slip on wet surfaces. also, don't forget a rain jacket ro something else to keep you dry if you plan on going past the Vernal fall footbridge.
If you plan on going to the top of Nevada falls, the hike will get a bit more difficult as there is a very steep climb from the base of the falls to the top of the falls.
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