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Covering over 761,000 acres, Yosemite National Park is recognized for its vast waterfalls, granite cliffs, crystal clear streams and wildlife. Create your memorable journey in Yosemite, a wonderful destination for any outdoor or recreational experience!
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Ahooooh! Get your coyote howl on at the annual Coyote Fest on September 27 in Coulterville, just outside Yosemite National Park. This one day event is packed with a main street parade, Wild West shoot-outs, old car exhibition, vendors, and a unique “coyote howl” contest for adults, kids, and the whole pack!
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What to Do in Yosemite this Fall
One of the biggest secrets about Yosemite is how beautiful it is in the fall. There are numerous Yosemite activities in October and November to enjoy. Yosemite visitors enjoy quieter and cooler weather than the summer months, with most of the same amazing…
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Yosemite Fall Colors
Yosemite National Park has several varieties of trees that change with the seasons to reveal beautiful fall colors. All spring and summer leaves have been using pigments (chlorophylls, xanthophyll, and carotenoids) to make food from air, water, and sunlight. As temperatures cool and days get shorter, leaves on deciduous trees stop producing chlorophylls and the… Read more »View All News
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Yosemite Fall Colors
DID YOU KNOW?
Black bears in Yosemite are active both day and night. Most bears that rely on natural food sources are active during the day. However, those that get food from people are often active at night, when they can quietly sneak around and grab unattended food.
Yosemite Park itself measures 748,542 acres (or 1,169 square miles)
In 1899, there were only 4,500 visitors. Today, more than 4 million have visited the Yosemite National Park.
Adventure Risk Challenge (ARC) brings students to Yosemite National Park each summer for a dynamic literacy and leadership immersion program.
The Yosemite National Park has a sister park in Chile, Parque Nacional Torres del Paine is located among the breath taking scenery of Patagonian Chile.
While driving into Yosemite Valley just after dark, flash your high beams near El Capitan, and climbers will flash their lights back at you!
The highest peak at Yosemite is Mt. Lyell at 13,114 feet.
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