The Best Hiking in Groveland

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Top hiking spots in and near Groveland

  • Groveland, California

    Mather Ranger Station to Smith Meadow Trail

    18.16 mi / 2835 ft gain
    Mather Ranger Station to Smith Meadow Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Groveland, California.
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  • Groveland, California

    Lookout Point Trail

    2.64 mi / 417 ft gain
    Lookout Point Trail is an out-and-back trail that is moderately difficult located near Groveland, California.
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  • Groveland, California

    Smith Peak Trail

    12.45 mi / 3406 ft gain
    Smith Peak Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Yosemite Valley, California.
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  • Groveland, California

    Camp at Hetch Hetchy Backpacker's Campground

    This campsite is a gateway into the Yosemite wilderness. Great starting/ending point for backpacking trips or simply for camping. Self-register and pay when you arrive at the site. Picnic tables, bathrooms, food lockers, and fire pits are available. 
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  • Groveland, California

    O'Shaughnessy Dam to Tuolumne River

    1.92 mi / 367 ft gain
    O'Shaughnessy Dam to Tuolumne River is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Long Barn, California.
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  • Groveland, California

    Hetch Hetchy Reservoir to Sierra Crest Backpacking Loop

    87.79 mi / 17218 ft gain
    Hetch Hetchy Reservoir to Sierra Crest Backpacking Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yosemite Valley, California.
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  • Groveland, California

    Laurel Lake Trail

    15.75 mi / 3251 ft gain
    Laurel Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Long Barn, California.
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  • Groveland, California

    Jack Main Canyon and Tilden Lake

    42.58 mi / 7503 ft gain
    Jack Main Canyon and Tilden Lake is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Groveland, California.
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  • Groveland, California

    Hetch Hetchy to Rancheria Falls

    4.7
    12.55 mi / 2500 ft gain
    Situated in the northwest portion of Yosemite National Park, Hetch Hetchy is is a not often visited treasure of the Central Sierra Nevada. In 1913, in an extremely controversial move, work on the O’Shaughnessy Dam was started to provide water to the growing population of San Francisco. Today, Het...
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  • Groveland, California

    Beehive Meadow Trail

    10.21 mi / 2549 ft gain
    Beehive Meadow Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Groveland, California.
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  • Groveland, California

    Hike to Wapama Falls

    4.71 mi / 623 ft gain
    Hetch Hetchy has a completely different character than other areas of Yosemite National Park, and the hike to Wapama Falls is an excellent way to explore this relatively remote section of the park. You can only imagine what this valley looked liked before it was dammed and is second to none compa...
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  • Groveland, California

    Lake Eleanor Trail

    5.47 mi / 561 ft gain
    Lake Eleanor Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Groveland, California.
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  • Tuolumne County, California

    Camp at Cherry Valley Campground

    / 4993 ft gain
    Cherry Valley Campground is typically open from May - September, weather dependent. The fee is $22 for a single family site and $44 for a double family site. The campground provides vault toilets. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table and fire ring. Pets are welcome at Cherry Valley Campg...
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  • Groveland, California

    Camp at Hodgdon Meadow Campground

    4.0
    Hodgdon Campground is located off of the Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120), about 45 minutes northwest of Yosemite Valley. Open all year for single sites and Spring-Fall for groups. Dog friendly (except in horse and groups sites). More info at https://www.nps.gov/yose/plany...
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  • Mariposa County, California

    Merced Grove

    5.0
    3.32 mi / 600 ft gain
    Merced Grove is technically the smallest and most secluded of the three sequoia groves found in Yosemite National Park, which lends itself to be less crowded offering a peaceful solitude hike. The trailhead is located at the Merced Grove parking lot on Big Oak Flat Road. This trail begins by foll...
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  • Tuolumne County, California

    Harden Lake Trail

    5.35 mi / 541 ft gain
    Harden Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yosemite Valley, California.
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