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Yosemite National Park

Location
California
Visitors in 2017
4,336,890
Formed
October 1, 1890
Area
761,747.50 acres
(3,082.7 km2)

Yosemite National Park is a United States national park lying in the western Sierra Nevada of California. The park, which is managed by the U.S. National Park Service, covers an area of 747,956 acres (1,168.681 sq mi; 302,687 ha; 3,026.87 km). Designated a World Heritage Site in 1984, Yosemite is internationally recognized for its granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, giant sequoia groves, lakes, mountains, glaciers, and biological diversity. Almost 95% of the park is designated wilderness.

Learn more on Wikipedia.

Visitor Centers

Yosemite Valley Visitor Center

Top Attractions

Sentinel Dome
Half Dome
El Capitan
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Tuolumne Meadows
Yosemite Falls
Mist Trail
Yosemite Valley
Glacier Point

Tours


Airports Nearby

Fresno Yosemite International Airport
Mariposa-Yosemite Airport
Sacramento International Airport
Mammoth Yosemite Airport
San Francisco International Airport
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

Towns Nearby

Wawona
Groveland
Bass Lake
Mammoth Lakes
El Portal
Yosemite West
Mariposa

* Distance and travel time is calculated to the center of the park.