Day Hiking: Yosemite National Park

Day Hiking: Yosemite National Park

Glacier Point * Yosemite Valley * Tuolumne Meadows * Mono Basin

Scott Turner


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With soaring alpine summits, sparkling lakes, and glaciated wonderlands, Yosemite National Park has so much to offer, and this newest addition to our bestselling Day Hiking series is your guide to the best of the park’s wonders. It includes 90 detailed route descriptions plus an appendix with bonus capsule descriptions for 11 additional day hikes and 4 backpacking trips. Areas covered include Wawona, Glacier Point Road, Yosemite Valley, Crane Flat, Hetch Hetchy, Tenaya Lake, Tuolumne Meadows, Tioga Pass, Mono Basin, and more. One percent of sales benefit Yosemite Conservancy.

Day Hiking: Yosemite National Park also features:

  • At-a-glance chart to help readers choose the day’s adventure
  • Quick-reference icons for kid- and dog-friendly routes, wildflowers, historical significance, and more
  • Sidebars on conservation, park history, and more
  • Clear and detailed topographic maps
  • Subjective star ratings on overall trail experiences
  • Gorgeous, full-color photographs throughout
**Mountaineers Books designates 1 percent of the sales of select guidebooks in our Day Hiking series toward trail maintenance and conservation.

For this book, our 1 percent of sales is going to Yosemite Conservancy.


Scott Turner:
Scott Turner is the author of Hike the Parks: Joshua Tree National Park and Hike the Parks: Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks, both published by Mountaineers Books. He has also contributed over 250 trail descriptions across Southern California, the Sierra Nevada, Hawaii, Utah, Arizona, and Montana for, the West Coast’s most widely read hiking website. Scott lives with his wife and son in Carlsbad, California. Visit him online at and on Instagram @scottturnerhikes.