Cathedral Lakes

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Cathedral Lakes
Cathedral Peak and Lake in Yosemite.jpg
Lower Cathedral Lake, in the foreground, occupies a basin excavated in the granite by the ancient glaciers.
Location Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California
Coordinates 37°50′38″N 119°25′19″W / 37.843814°N 119.421825°W / 37.843814; -119.421825Coordinates: 37°50′38″N 119°25′19″W / 37.843814°N 119.421825°W / 37.843814; -119.421825
Basin countries United States
Surface elevation 2,835 m (9,301 ft)

The Cathedral Lakes are two lakes located In Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California. The lakes are situated 1.6 km (1 mi) southwest of Cathedral Peak and 3.2 km (2 mi) east-northeast of Tenaya Lake. The lower lake is located at elevation 9,288 feet (2,831 m), while the upper lake is located at elevation 9,585 feet (2,922 m). The John Muir Trail is nearby, with a 7 miles (11 km) round trip hike from the trailhead in Tuolumne Meadows.

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