Yosemite National Park Granite Lakes | Located 2 km from Gaylor Lakes and the Great Sierra . It is right next to the ranger station in the east of Yosemite National Park . It is not known by many people . Most visitors pass through without stopping , traveling to more popular sites around Tuolumne Meadows and Tenaya Lake . Gaylor Lake is very easy and in a beautiful area with beautiful scenery . This place largely without trees . The middle of the three lakes can be reached within half an hour .