Yosemite Lakes RV Resort
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Beautiful park that I wish we had more time to spend hiking.
I am mostly recovered but still get winded quickly so I am not sure a strenuous hike is a good idea.
We met up with a family that we had met at the Grand Canyon and took some small hikes to see the sites.
We spent a very cozy night at the campground. Today was spent exploring the park.
We saw El Capitain, Yosemite Falls, the edge of the world lookout and many more beautiful sights in the park.
... navigating through many piles of mule poop on the way.
We decided to walk/hike over to Mirror Lake after our falls hike, which was an easy walk a few miles roundtrip. It proved to be ever-so-slightly disappointing due to its relatively small size, but looking back I realize it had so much to live up to next to the hikes we had already completed, we were bound to be a little less than excited. Once again we made the mistake of choosing a ...
... hosted a hayride with a campfire and marshmallow roast that evening. They even had a little petting zoo, and we got to help feed the goats and alpacas. The kids loved it. So we didn’t really get a good Yosemite experience, but we were able to end our stay there on a good note. Yosemite itself was absolutely beautiful, and we hope to be able to go there again when we can explore and experience it better.
... one here. This was a way better place to enjoy this type of ride! The terrain, topography, views, and overall experience were so interesting and enjoyable. And oy - they knees! While we had all ridden horses, this was our first time on mules. Supposedly, they are much gentler animals to ride in this manner. But they sure do like to eat. After our big hike this was a welcome way to ascend another steep trail of perhaps 25 switchbacks (with 2,100 feet of elevation gain) to ...