Operating Season: Mid-June through mid-September

Distance: 5 miles roundtrip

Time: 3-4 hours

Difficulty: Easy-to-Moderate

Fees: Shuttle bus $7/adult, $4/child over age 3. Purchase tickets at the Mammoth Mountain Adventure Center.

Starting Point: Mammoth Mountain Adventure Center. You will park here and take a shuttle bus into the Monument area. From the Tuolumne Meadows Visitor Center in Yosemite, the drive is about one hour to reach Mammoth Mountain.

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TRAIL NOTES


To save this hike and our other recommended hikes in Yosemite National Park, visit our curated list on AllTrails, where you can learn about other trails in the park and create your own lists to reference through their mobile app. Note that this hike is designated as 5.9 miles roundtrip in AllTrails, but the official National Park Service brochure measures the roundtrip distance from the ranger station to Rainbow Falls at 5 miles, which we have included here.