Hike to Soda Springs and Parsons Memorial Lodge

Soda Springs Trailhead

Visit a naturally carbonated spring and a quaint lodge in the High Sierra. Meadows and wildflowers guaranteed. 

Soda Springs is a very short walk from the 120 near Tuolumne Meadows. Right past the spring is Parson's Lodge--if you want to stay the night visit https://www.nps.gov/yose/plany...

Photos: Bri R, E. Howe

Pack List

  • Layers
  • Sun protection
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RT Distance 1 Miles
Activities Photography, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Summer, Autumn
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Features
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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Easy Walk, Interesting

I didn't know what I expected when I arrived at sofa springs. It's naturally carbonated drinkable water all over the ground. Animals love to swing by for a drink, so it's a good spot to watch.


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