Sprawling meadows filled with wildflowers make for a peaceful and beautiful light Yosemite hike. 

Park in the dirt lot off Glacier Pt. Road, where you can access the trailhead to McGurk Meadow Trail. The 3.5 mile-out and back is doable for all skill levels, and offers gorgeous scenery.

Photos: Amy the Nurse, E. Howe

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Sun protection
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Camera
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RT Distance 3.5 Miles
Activities Photography, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Spring, Summer, Autumn
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Features
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound Collective.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More

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