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Murphy Creek Trail, CA

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Distance One Way 6.78 miles
Trailhead Elevation 8,186 feet
Elevation Gain 533 feet
Accumulated Gain 707 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 9.14
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Murphy Creek Trail to Polly Dome Lake
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Preferred   Jul, Aug, Sep, Jun
Sun  6:36am - 4:48pm
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Murphy Creek Trail to Polly Dome Lake
0.0 mi away
5.5 mi
500 ft
Yosemite Valley-Happy Isles Trailhead
0.7 mi away
17.3 mi
Clouds Rest
Clouds Rest
0.7 mi away
13.0 mi
3,214 ft
Tenaya Peak
0.7 mi away
5.9 mi
2,384 ft
Tenaya Canyon
Tenaya Canyon
0.7 mi away
10.0 mi
-4,000 ft
May Lake Trail
1.5 mi away
2.4 mi
500 ft
Mount Hoffmann Trail - Yosemite NP
Mount Hoffmann Trail - Yosemite NP
1.5 mi away
5.8 mi
2,008 ft
Olmsted Point Nature Trail
2.0 mi away
300 ft
Olmsted Point
2.0 mi away
0.2 mi
54 ft
North Dome - Yosemite
North Dome - Yosemite
4.9 mi away
9.2 mi
1,988 ft
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Overview
Murphy Creek Trail is a 6.78 mile one way hike with 707 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 67 miles northeast of Merced California. July and August are the best months to enjoy this hike.


This trail follows Murphy Creek, then crosses open granite slabs and wanders through Lodgepole forests to Polly Dome Lakes, May Lake, or Glen Aulin.

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    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Yosemite National Park
    Entrance Fees
    Wilderness Permit
    Half Dome Permit - Currently required 7 days a week. Check the link for the most up to date information.

    2014 - 300 permits issued daily, 225 for dayhikers.
    2013 - 400 permits issued daily, 300 for dayhikers.


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