The Yosemite National Park

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With 800 miles of hiking trails, you'll never retrace your steps.
Unless you get lost, but we advise against that since there are 761,266 acres of plants and wildlife. The park is located in California and home to three of the world's highest waterfalls and some of the largest trees you'll ever see. You have to visit our #76 Absolute Visit to see the "The Grizzly Giant."
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Molten Lava Sunrise at Tunnel View
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A Tunnel View Sunrise
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El Capitan Reflection from Valley View
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Yosemite's Blinding Forest
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A Weak Lower Yosemite Falls during Wi...
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Half Dome Sunset
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Merced River Wooden Bridge
#7 Yosemite NP Photo - Will Crowthers
 
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Yosemite was first brought on to the International stage by the photographic genius of Ansel Adams. Since this time, it has never left this lofty stage as one of the World's most beautiful parks.

What we think you will love about this park is that it is truly out of your imagination. If the world's best park designers came together to design a park, it might end up looking something like Yosemite. Yosemite offers up nearly an endless amount of camping, hiking, and climbing amidst incredible forests, sheer cliffs made of granite, over a dozen waterfalls, meadows filled with flowers and frolicking animals, and creeks, streams, and lakes. On top of all this, Yosemite truly experiences all four seasons, meaning it takes on a completely different look and feel in each of these.
Experiencing the beauty of Yosemite is not hard, but seeing everything that Yosemite has to offer is nearly impossible. Don't get overwhelmed though - enjoy your time in this world- renowned park and make your trip special and custom to your liking.

 

Quick Facts & History

  • Although Yosemite National Park stretches across 1,200 square miles (3,108 square km), only a fraction of that is available to visitors, while the vast majority of it remains untouched by humans.
  • Within the park resides the tallest waterfall in North America, Yosemite Falls, at a stunning 2,425 feet (739 meters).
  • Yosemite National Park is also home to the biggest granite rock in the world, El Capitan, which rises up to 4,000 feet (1,219 meters) high.
  • The Park is famous for its Giant Sequoias, which are the largest living things on the planet, with a seed the size of a piece of oatmeal. The oldest of these great trees is lovingly named the Grizzly Giant.
  • The state of California has almost 7,000 different known plant species, 20% of which reside in Yosemite National Park.
 

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Molten Lava Sunrise at Tunnel View
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A Tunnel View Sunrise
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El Capitan Reflection from Valley...
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Yosemite's Blinding Forest
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A Weak Lower Yosemite Falls durin...
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Half Dome Sunset
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Merced River Wooden Bridge
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Merced River Wooden Bridge

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