Mist Trail Spring, Yosemite, California


Posted: October 10, 2013

Category: California, North America, United States, View All

Mist Trailhead/John Muir Trailhead
Yosemite, California, 95389
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Located 5 minutes up the Mist Trail in Yosemite Valley, also known as John Muir Trail. After you fill up your waters you can hike to 2 beautiful waterfalls farther down the trail (Vernal & Nevada Falls). I have not tested and do not know the TDS PPM, I do know the water percolates through an immense network of granite and soil, laterally through the mountain, and springs forth beautifully at the location. A small amount of stone work was done to create a pool for the spring, but the point at which it comes up is untouched. Have been sourcing and drinking this water for 4+ months and have not been sick or had stomach problems once. Assuming it is highly in minerals. Love this water

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  1. Heather says:

    Thank you! I can’t wait to try it there. I live near Yosemite and visit often, but I never considered drinking that water, even though I have walked past that spring my entire life!

  2. Anand says:

    We just hiked past this last week. Always wondered about the water quality. Thank you for testing it with your stomach!!! Keep us posted it you test it other ways?

  3. Jordan says:

    Went up there today and got more water! I have drank from that spring before. I felt refreshed and filled several jugs before heading back down the trail. Thanks for including it!

  4. Tom says:

    I miss this spring so much, going to have to work a few more seasons just to drink from it 🙂 All the springs in Yosemite are unique and worth a visit

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