Added by Jayde Bahrami

Its absolutely breathtaking in all seasons. A must see!!

Located in Yosemite this somewhat hidden beauty lies right off the road, so be sure not to miss it. Lake Tenaya lies at 8,150 ft and has a 2.5mi trail around the lake. We took a quick drive from Curry Village and enjoyed the the beauty of lake and explored around.

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