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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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Yosemite offers countless activities for the whole family! Find your adventures!
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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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The New Gold Rush!
There is a place where you can spend your day hiking among the most sublime vistas of anywhere in the world, kayaking on placid alpine lakes, reveling on high mountain peaks and drinking deep of golden blondes, rosey ales, and sultry stouts. Mariposa, home of Yosemite National Park, has a growing brewing scene that is… Read more »View All News
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The New Gold Rush!
DID YOU KNOW?
In 1899, there were only 4,500 visitors. Today, more than 4 million have visited the Yosemite National Park.
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.
Adventure Risk Challenge (ARC) brings students to Yosemite National Park each summer for a dynamic literacy and leadership immersion program.
Yosemite Park itself measures 748,542 acres (or 1,169 square miles)
The highest peak at Yosemite is Mt. Lyell at 13,114 feet.
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 Yosemite National Park has a sister park in Chile, Parque Nacional Torres del Paine is located among the breath taking scenery of Patagonian Chile.
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