Sentinel Bridge

Three people stand on a bridge looking at Half Dome.

Quick Facts

Scenic View/Photo Spot, Wheelchair Accessible

Sentinel Bridge provides a breathtaking view of Half Dome and its mirrored reflection in the Merced River, especially during the alpenglow.

Sentinel Bridge is located in the footprint of where the old Yosemite Village once stood.


Getting Here:
located on the eastern side of Yosemite Valley, on Sentinel Drive, near Cook's Meadow, and can be accessed at shuttle stop 11.

Designated accessible parking spaces are located nearby. There is a pedestrian path that leads from the bus stop and parking area, across the street, to a paved sidewalk leading onto the bridge.

Yosemite National Park

Last updated: January 11, 2024