Glacier Point is a viewpoint at an elevation of 2.198m (7,211ft) above the sea level, located in Mariposa County, in the U.S. state of California. It's one of the most scenic drives in the world.
The road to the summit, located within the Yosemite National Park, is asphalted and very scenic. It’s called Glacier Point Road. The drive is definitely worth it. A drive not to be missed! There are many excellent photo opportunities. Don't forget your camera with lots of film/memory, fully charged batteries and an empty memory card! This famed overlook is known for sweeping, top-down views of Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, and the High Sierra. During the summer, Glacier Point is often crowded with tourists.
This curvy road is subject to closure during stormy weather. Do not travel this road in severe weather conditions. Avalanches, heavy snowfalls and landslides can occur anytime, being extremely dangerous due to frequent patches of ice. The road is open to cars approximately late May through October or November, depending on conditions.