September 07, 2015

Lukens Lake from Tioga Road (Yosemite)

A gentle, quick jaunt to a green meadow and a peaceful lake edged by shaded forest and surrounded by colorful wildflowers. Even small children can do this walk with ease. The mirroring panorama below was taken in a late afternoon in August 2014 when literally nobody was around.

The trail outlined in the hiking map (distance 2 miles) in the one starting from Tioga Road (an alternative 2.3-mile trail leads to the lake’s west side from White Wolf Lodge):

Tioga Road was opened hundred years ago, here’s comprehensive information on the 2015 celebrations: Celebrating a Century on Tioga Road