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Find Waterfalls in Tuolumne County and Yosemite

As winter's snow melts in the Sierra Nevada, waterfalls come alive in the lower elevations. There are countless waterfalls, but if you're looking for one or two, here are some ideas.

Waterfalls along Highway 108/Sonora Pass Area
Niagara Falls is visible from the Donnell Vista Point on Highway 108
Blue Canyon Falls - Easy,  3.6 miles
There are numerous falls visible on Highway 108 going over the Sonora Pass

Waterfalls along Highway 120 and in Yosemite
Preston Falls - Moderate, 9 miles
Carlon Falls - Easy, 3.8 miles
Rancheria Falls - Moderate, 13 miles
Wapama Falls - Monderate, 4.6 miles
Bridalveil Fall - Easy, .5 miles
Lower Yosemite Fall - Easy, 1 mile loop
Upper Yosemite Fall - Strenuous, 2 miles to Columbia Point; 7.2 miles to top
Vernal Fall - Moderate, 1.4 miles to Footbridge; Strenuous, 2.4 miles to top
Tuolumne Falls & White Cascade - Moderate, 8 miles

(Distance is round trip, unless otherwise stated)

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