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Hiking and Climbing in Yosemite
General info and major trail listing
Free wilderness permits are required year-round for all overnight trips into Yosemite's wilderness. They are not required for day hikes. Yosemite uses a trailhead quota system which limits the number of people who may begin overnight hikes from each trailhead, each day. This system is designed to avoid overcrowding and to reduce impacts to wilderness areas. At least 40% of each trailhead quota is available on a first-come first-served basis the day of, or one day prior to, the beginning of your trip.
Hiking Trails in Yosemite Park
Alder Creek Loop
Lower Yosemite Falls
Upper Yosemite Falls Trail