Yosemite National Park (/ j oʊ ˈ s ɛ m ɪ t i / yoh-SEM-i-tee) is an American national park in the western Sierra Nevada of Central California, bounded on the southeast by Sierra National Forest and on the northwest by Stanislaus National Forest.
Yosemite National Park is a national park in the state of California, U.S.A.. Created on 1 October 1890, it was the second national park, after Yellowstone. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yosemite covers 1,189 square miles (3,081 square kilometers) on the Sierra Nevada. Over 3.5 million people visit the park each year.
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Yosemite Valley (/ j oʊ ˈ s ɛ m ɪ t iː / yoh-SEM-i-tee) is a glacial valley in Yosemite National Park in the western Sierra Nevada mountains of Central California.The valley is about 7.5 miles (12 km) long and approximately 3000–3500 feet deep, surrounded by high granite summits such as Half Dome and El Capitan, and densely forested with pines.
- Bungalow/Craftsman, NPS Rustic
- 7.5 miles (12 km) E-W
- 3,800 acres (1,500 ha)
- 1 mile (1.6 km)
Background. In 2014, the United States National Park Service opened bids on a new concessions contract for Yosemite National Park's properties. When Delaware North assumed the role of concessionary in 1993, it was contractually required to purchase the assets of the previous concessionaire — Yosemite Park & Curry Company — at fair market value, including furniture, equipment, vehicles, and ...
This is a comprehensive listing of the bird species recorded in Yosemite National Park, which is in the U.S. state of California.This list is based on one published by the National Park Service (NPS) with species confirmed to 2014.
The administration of Yosemite National Park was transferred to the newly formed National Park Service in 1916, when W. B. Lewis was appointed as the park's superintendent. Parsons Memorial Lodge and Tioga Pass Road , along with campgrounds at Tenaya and Merced lakes, were completed the same year; six hundred automobiles entered the east side ...
Yosemite Falls is the highest waterfall in Yosemite National Park, dropping a total of 2,425 feet (739 m) from the top of the upper fall to the base of the lower fall. Located in the Sierra Nevada of California, it is a major attraction in the park, especially in late spring when the water flow is at its peak.
Im Yosemite National Park auf der California State Route 41, in Wawona liegt das historische Wawona Hotel and Pavilion (auch bekannt als Kawona Hotel oder Thomas Hill Studio). Das Hotel wurde am 1. Oktober 1975 vom National Register of Historic Places mit der Nummer 75000223 aufgenommen. Ebenso wurde es im National Historic Landmark eingetragen.
Half Dome is a granite dome at the eastern end of Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park, California. It is a well-known rock formation in the park, named for its distinct shape. One side is a sheer face while the other three sides are smooth and round, making it appear like a dome cut in half.
Yosemite: Official National Park Service Handbook (no. 138), Division of Publiations, National Park Service Yosemite National Park: A Natural History Guide to Yosemite and Its Trails , Jeffrey P. Schaffer, (Wilderness Press, Berkeley; 1999) ISBN 0-89997-244-6