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Mather Ranger Station to Smith Meadow Trail

Groveland, California

18.16 mi / 2835 ft gain

Lookout Point Trail

Groveland, California

2.64 mi / 417 ft gain

Smith Peak Trail

Groveland, California

12.45 mi / 3406 ft gain

Camp at Hetch Hetchy Backpacker's Campground

Groveland, California

O'Shaughnessy Dam to Tuolumne River

Groveland, California

1.92 mi / 367 ft gain

Hetch Hetchy Reservoir to Sierra Crest Backpacking Loop

Groveland, California

87.79 mi / 17218 ft gain

Laurel Lake Trail

Groveland, California

15.75 mi / 3251 ft gain

Jack Main Canyon and Tilden Lake

Groveland, California

42.58 mi / 7503 ft gain

Hetch Hetchy to Rancheria Falls

Groveland, California

4.7
12.55 mi / 2500 ft gain

Places to stay

Groveland, California

Dimond O

Tuolumne Grove Road

Hodgdon Meadow

Groveland, California

Crane Flat

Groveland, California

Lost Claim

Yosemite National Park, California

White Wolf Lodge

From $137 / night

Yosemite Valley, California

Camp 4

Guides and stories

Why Backpacking Clouds Rest Should Make Your Permit Application Lineup

AJ Johnson

A guide to hiking Half Dome

Kyle Frost

A Beginner's Guide to Photographing Yosemite National Park

Kyle Reader

How to Spend Your First Weekend in Yosemite National Park

Kyle Reader

8 Family-Friendly Hikes in Yosemite National Park

The Outbound Collective

The Best Winter Adventures in Yosemite National Park

The Outbound Collective

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