May Lake is a beautiful alpine lake located in Yosemite National Park, California. The lake is situated at an elevation of 9,270 feet and is surrounded by granite peaks, including Mount Hoffmann which towers over the lake. The May Lake trailhead is located off of Tioga Road and the hike to the lake is approximately 2.5 miles round trip. The trail is considered to be moderate in difficulty with some steep sections and rocky terrain.
Hikers can enjoy the stunning views of May Lake as they make their way to the top. The lake is known for its crystal clear water, and is a popular spot for fishing, swimming, and picnicking. The area is also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, marmots, and pikas. The trail is open during the summer and early fall months, and hikers should be aware that snow and ice may be present in the early season.
May Lake is a must-see destination for those visiting Yosemite National Park. It offers a beautiful setting for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, and the trail offers a great opportunity to experience the natural beauty of the park.
Install the TouchTrails app via this link on your Android phone.
The app will then show you the May Lake directly on your Android device. The elevation profile is included and you can also export it as a gpx file.