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 Yosemite National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Meadow habitats, distributed at elevations from 3,000 to 11,000 feet (900 to 3500 m) in the park, are generally wetlands, as are the riparian habitats found on the banks of Yosemite's numerous streams and rivers.
Yosemite is surrounded by wilderness areas: the Ansel Adams Wilderness to the southeast, the Hoover Wilderness to the northeast, and the Emigrant Wilderness to the north.
Yosemite is one of the largest and least fragmented habitat blocks in the Sierra Nevada, and it supports a diversity of plants and animals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yosemite_National_Park   (5728 words)

 California Guide - Yosemite National Park and Yosemite Valley
Elsewhere in Yosemite National Park there are vast areas of unspoilt and mostly inaccessible scenic wilderness, as is the case with Kings Canyon and Sequoia, the other National Parks in the Sierras.
Yosemite National Park covers a huge area of the western Sierra Nevada mountains in central California and has innumerable lakes, meadows, forests and rocky summits with endless unspoilt Alpine scenery.
Park Map - map of the National Park
www.americansouthwest.net /california/yosemite/national_park.html   (654 words)

 Yosemite National Park (National Park Service)
Yosemite National Park embraces a spectacular tract of mountain-and-valley scenery in the Sierra Nevada, which was set aside as a national park in 1890.
The park harbors a grand collection of waterfalls, meadows, and forests that include groves of giant sequoias, the world's largest living things.
Wilderness (93% of the park) - September 28, 1984
www.nps.gov /yose   (126 words)

 Yosemite National Park Information Page
Yosemite National Park was established on 01 October 1890, and is the Nation's third oldest national park.
Yosemite National Park possesses outstanding recreational values and supreme scenic attractions, including alpine and subalpine wilderness, three groves of giant sequoia trees and thundering waterfalls that are among the world's highest.
Yosemite National Park is a showcase of spectacular geological features, including the greatest concentration of granite domes in the world and the largest exposed granite monolith in the world.
www.yosemite.national-park.com /info.htm#his   (4996 words)

 AllRefer.com - Yosemite National Park, United States (U.S. National Park System) - Encyclopedia
Yosemite National Park[yOsem´itE] Pronunciation Key, 761,266 acres (308,205 hectares), E central Calif.; est.
AllRefer.com - Yosemite National Park, United States (U.S. National Park System) - Encyclopedia
Dana and Lyell, is protected within the park before it crosses over into Stanislaus National Forest.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/Y/Yosemite.html   (339 words)

 Yosemite National Park California - USA Tourist
Yosemite National Park is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the USA.
Yosemite Valley is the gem of the park and you should certainly visit this exquisitely beautiful natural attraction.
Yosemite Valley is situated at about 4000 feet (1300 meters) with some other parts of the park at much higher elevations.
www.usatourist.com /english/places/california/yosemite.html   (1403 words)

 At your finger tips - Yosemite Accommodations, Adventure, Information and Nature on Yosemite.com
Your guide to one of America's most renowned parks, Yosemite National Park, and the surrounding area.
From pristine Yosemite Valley and the Giant Sequoias to the spectacular panoramas and mountain vistas at Glacier Point or Tuolumne Meadows, or the historical communities that surround the park; the Yosemite experience is alive with natural beauty and a strong sense of American history.
Yosemite is absolutely splendid, but there is a lot more to the area than just the park.
www.yosemite.com   (315 words)

 L.L.Bean: Park Search - Yosemite National Park
Cyclists are restricted to paved bikeways and park roads; 12 miles of bikeway wind through the eastern end of the valley.
Yosemite is famous for its waterfalls, cliffs and unusual rock formations.
Reservations are required year-round for Yosemite Valley’s auto campgrounds and summer through fall for Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Wawona, and half of Tuolumne Meadows.
www.llbean.com /parksearch/parks/html/2283gd.htm   (337 words)

 Yosemite National Park - Wikitravel
Yosemite Valley is accessible by car all year, but during the summer months traffic can feel like a city rush hour rather than a national park, making shuttle bus usage highly recommended.
Yosemite is best known for the massive granite cliffs and domes found within the park.
Yosemite is internationally recognized for its spectacular granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, giant sequoia groves, and biological diversity.
wikitravel.org /en/Yosemite_National_Park   (7543 words)

 Yosemite National Park - Areaparks.com
The park was established on October 1, 1890.
The park is 4.5 hours drive from San Francisco and a 6 hour drive from Los Angeles.
There are approximately 4 million people that visit Yosemite each year.
yosemite.areaparks.com   (84 words)

 Yosemite National Park Reservations Yosemite National Park Yosemite Camping Yosemite Valley Yosemite Accommodations Yosemite Cabins
Yosemite Valley lures travelers with the mystique of its rustic gold rush towns, the awe of Yosemite National Park's sprawling landscape and tumbling waterfalls, and the sport of its winding rivers and trails...
Yosemite Pines is set on over 30 landscaped acres, just minutes from the west entrance of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite Pines is just minutes from Yosemite National Park on Route 120, with its breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
www.yosemitepinesrv.com   (617 words)

 Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park is one of the most visited places in America.
Yosemite is in the Sierra Nevada and holds examples of all the mountain chain has to offer.
During the summer Yosemite can become a circus and it is best to plan your trip far in advance.
www.geckotales.com /yosemite.htm   (135 words)

 Yosemite National Park - Hiking
Virtually every single trail in Yosemite National Park is described, together with the scenery and natural history found along each trail.
Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, located in the northwest part of the park, serves as the portal to many beautiful, less-used areas in Yosemite.
The Pacific Crest Trail crosses the park from the wilderness areas in the north through Tuolomne Meadows.
gorp.away.com /gorp/resource/us_national_park/ca/hik_yose.htm   (1071 words)

 Tours from San Francisco and Las Vegas by Incredible Adventures
Yosemite is the flagship of America’s National Park Service, escape and stay an evening in one of the most beautiful places on the planet.
No trip to California would be complete without a visit to Yosemite National Park, the flagship of America's National Park Service.
Yosemite covers 1189 square miles of some of the world's most spectacular scenery.
www.incadventures.com   (294 words)

 Yosemite National Park : Exploring the Area Frommers.com
The project, a joint effort between the National Park Service and the Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS), shuttles visitors into Yosemite from nearby communities and commuter lots along the three highways leading into the park.
Frommer's Yosemite & Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks, 5th Edition
A nature lover's paradise, Yosemite has some of the most beautiful scenery you'll see anywhere, and the best way to experience the park is to get out onto the trails.
www.frommers.com /destinations/yosemitenationalpark/1088013461.html   (631 words)

 Cabins Yosemite National Park, Weather in Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park guide, Pictures of Yosemite Park, Camping, National Park Lodging, etc.
The national parks pages set up by the gov't are often bland, opinionless of course, sterile sites with no real information; just a few pretty pictures of the park and the entrance fees charged.
I'm a photographer for the Fresno Bee who spends a lot of time in the national parks and I've seen tons of pictures from the park and most are quite unremarkable.
I have been to Yosemite many times, studied there with Ansel and Yousef Karsh, photographed when I visited, etc, etc. You photographs are as good or, in most cases better, than anything else I have seen from there...
www.yosemitefun.com   (8701 words)

 Yosemite National Park
It was a photograph of the 24th Mounted Infantry taken somewhere in Yosemite in 1899.
One day I wandered into Yosemite’s Research Library and was talking to the librarian when I noticed an old photograph.
The park is open 24 hours per day; reservations are not needed to enter the park
www.nps.gov /yose/home.htm   (107 words)

 National Park Reservations - Yosemite National Park Lodging
Located 20 minutes from Yosemite's South Entrance, this hotel is perfect for the budget-minded traveler seeking simple, comfortable accommodations.
Nestled outside Yosemite's West Entrance, this hotel offers distinctly decorated vintage style rooms complete with all the amenities one would expect from a modern hotel.
One of the most appealing features of the Yosemite Four Season Vacation Rentals is their prime location.
www.nationalparkreservations.com /yosemite.htm   (457 words)

 Yosemite National Park backpacking hiking wilderness camping
Yosemite National Park still strongly recommends backpackers use approved bear canisters throughout the wilderness.
National Park Service approved bear canisters are available for a minimal rental fee from wilderness centers, some concession outlets, and the Hetch Hetchy entrance.
It will take you from the valley floor, to Tuolumne Meadows, through the Sierra National Forest, into Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks and to the top of Mt. Whitney (elevation 14,495 ft.) This is the trail where true bragging rights are earned for walking the whole thing.
www.yosemitefun.com /backpacking.htm   (2134 words)

Wilderness permits are required for all overnight trips into the wilderness in Yosemite National Park.
Permits are available at the Yosemite Valley Wilderness Center from 8:30 a.m.
Permits are also available from 2 days to 24 weeks in advance by writing Wilderness Permits, P.O. Box 545, Yosemite CA 95389, or by calling (209) 372-0740 from 9:00 a.m.
www.yosemitevacation.com /hike.halfdome.htm   (1262 words)

 Family Vacations - National Park Vacations - California Vacations : Yosemite National Park
DNC Parks and Resorts at Yosemite, Inc. is an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service.
Family Vacations - National Park Vacations - California Vacations : Yosemite National Park
© 2003 Delaware North Companies Parks and Resorts at Yosemite, Inc.
www.yosemitepark.com   (144 words)

 Yosemite National Park and Tioga Pass, California
The National Park Reservations Service for Yosemite is currently taking campsite reservations five months in advance.
Most campsites in Yosemite National Park are on a reservation system.
Just 13 miles away and 3,500 feet higher at Tioga Pass lies Yosemite National Park.
www.monolake.org /visiting/yosemite.htm   (375 words)

 Yosemite National Park Hotel Lodging - Oakhurst California Lodge - Sierra Nevada MountainFoothills - CA"
Yosemite National Park hotel lodging at Oakhurst Lodge In Oakhurst, California
Our Yosemite National Park hotel lodging includes 60 Deluxe Rooms all with Queen Beds, Cable TV, Mr.
Yosemite National Park's southern gateway is only 13 miles from Oakhurst Lodge!
www.oklodge.com   (181 words)

 Yosemite National Park - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
Yosemite National Park lies in the heart of California.
Yosemite National Park - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations.
whc.unesco.org /en/list/308   (99 words)

 Pictures of Yosemite National Park - US National Parks photos - stock photography and fine art prints
Home / US National Parks/ Pacific Coast and Mountains/ Yosemite [ page 1 of 7 ]
Pictures of Yosemite National Park - US National Parks photos - stock photography and fine art prints
Yosemite Falls, Valley and Village seen from Glacier Point, dusk
www.terragalleria.com /parks/np.yosemite.html   (237 words)

 Yosemite National Park tours - Green Tortoise
Your food fund covers all national park and camping fees, and all meals, except for one lunch (we stop in town).
Your food fund covers all national park and camping fees, and all meals.
See the unparalleled beauty of America's first National Park!
www.greentortoise.com /yosemite.national.park.html   (1168 words)

 Yosemite National Park, California (95389) Conditions & Forecast : Weather Underground
Yosemite National Park, California (95389) Conditions and Forecast : Weather Underground
Historical Data and Charts — Yosemite National Park
Historical Data and Charts — Goldrushcam.com,daily photos of Yosemite and Mariposa,Oakhurst and Sonora area gold rush towns
www.wunderground.com /US/CA/Yosemite_National_Park.html   (324 words)

 Yosemite Association - Virtual Yosemite
The Yosemite Association, which brings you these images, is a non-profit park support group.
We rely on you to accomplish our educational mission in Yosemite.
We are encountering phone and electrical problems with the Turtleback camera.
www.yosemite.org /vryos   (92 words)

 Yosemite National Park, California - National Park Photos
Yosemite National Park, California - National Park Photos
Parked the car and walked around a little trying to figure out what to do
Left valley area of the park and went north (Tuolumne Meadows still closed) to Hetch Hetchy reservoir
www.fratzke.com /yosemite   (597 words)

 Yosemite Lodging
Walk just 10 feet from the homes and you are inside of Yosemite National Park.
ocated in Foresta, a small private subdivision inside of Yosemite, these homes arehis lodging is surrounded by Yosemite National Park.
You are free to roam inside this treasure of a National Park.
www.yosemitepark.net   (171 words)

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