Nevada Falls

Nevada Falls is a one of the most popular waterfalls in California. It stands nearly 600 feet tall and is located in the Yosemite National Park on the Merced River. Outstanding views encompass the location, which also houses a popular swimming pool at the top of the fall.


A rewarding six mile hike on Mist Trail will take you to exceptional viewing points that are sure to amaze. Nevada Falls and its neighboring Vernal Falls create a cascade for the river as it flows elegantly through the Yosemite Valley. The water falls down over a cliff and the whitewater creates a great amount of mist. Different spots on the trail give hikers a small peaceful glimpse of what the national park has to offer.

How to get to Nevada Falls from Oakhurst

There are two different routes to take to Nevada Falls when coming from Oakhurst, California. Both directions take about two hours, but the scenery is much different. If you take the CA-41 North you will be lead through the windy roads of the western side of Yosemite National Park. The alternative route will have you take the CA-49 North before you cut into the forest on the CA-140 East.

Things to Do

  • Hike
  • Camp
  • Tours
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Fishing
  • Water Activities
  • Picnicking
  • Bird Watching
  • Star gazing
  • Rock Climbing

The vastness of this beautiful national park deserves to be explored as much as possible by regulars and newcomers alike. Take a few days and stay in town to truly get the full experience of Yosemite.

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