Difficulty: Moderate – short, but all uphill and fairly steep for the first half of the hike
Distance: 2.6 miles / 4.2 km round-trip; 1-2 hours; 990 feet / 300 m elevation gain
Elevation: 5,390 feet / 1,643 m (at Inspiration Point)
Get Started: Begin at the trailhead at the Wawona Tunnel overlook. If you’re in Yosemite Valley, exit the Valley on Hwy 41, and drive to Tunnel View overlook, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) past Bridalveil Fall. It’s just outside the downhill end of Wawona Tunnel, and there are parking lots on both sides of the road. The trailhead is on the uphill side of the road.