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Yosemite National Park

October 1, 1890
761,747.50 acres
(3,082.7 km2)
Visitors in 2017

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.

Airports Nearby

Mariposa-Yosemite Airport (RMY)
Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT)
Visalia Municipal Airport (VIS)
Oakland International Airport (OAK)
Sacramento International Airport (SMF)
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO)

Visitor Centers

Yosemite Valley Visitor Center

Some centers open seasonally. Check nps.gov for accurate open hours.

Top Attractions

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

Weather Averages

(In Farenheit. Source: NOAA)

* Distances and travel times are calculated to center of the park.