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Yosemite National Park Information

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Yosemite National Park is located in Sierra Nevada, California. It stretches across 747,956 acres between the eastern parts of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties in the central eastern area of Sunny California, which includes 1,200 (1,900 km) square miles  of mountainous terrain. To put into perspective you can fit the state of Rhode Island (1,212 square miles) just on the Mountainous terrain region of Yosemite National Park.

Hotels – Reserving accommodations inside the park offers advantages. Hours clocked driving into and out of park boundaries each day, paired with the parking search, can claim significant chunks of time during peak season. Once settled into the park’s chic digs at the Ahwanee Hotel, the traditional Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, or…READ MORE

Dining – There are lots of reasons to write Yosemite National Park  across your vacation calendar. The views are phenomenal. The hiking, cycling, climbing, camping, and paddling are, too. Would you be surprised to learn that some people come just for the food? Yosemite’s restaurants are second only to the phenomenal landscapes in which they’re set…READ MORE

Things to do – At Yosemite you will enough activities to keep you busy for a long time. See our Top 10 List. We put together a few of the top things you must do below:

  • Yosemite Valley – Yosemite Valley is where the most famous cliffs and waterfalls are located. You can watch the water gush through Ribbon and Bridalveil Falls or look up to see the magnificent El Capitan and Cathedral Rocks. For those who enjoy action, Yosemite Valley provides a wide range of activities, including...READ MORE
  • Glacier Point and Badger Pass – Glacier Point offers visitors a unique view of the Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls and Yosemite’s high country. You can experience the view via car during warmer seasons or watch them as you ski down Badger Pass in winter.…READ MORE
  • Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias – Located close to Yosemite’s South Entrance, Mariposa Grove is home to over 500 giant sequoias. They are known to be the largest living things on the planet and one of the oldest specimens with 3,000 years in age. Here, you can either go on a hike to get up close and personal with the …READ MORE

Deals – We have gathered all the current discounts, coupons, and new deals available for all the Yosemite National Park area adventures, Hotels, & Restaurants. Please see the current selection and check back often as we try and update any new offers daily...READ MORE

Park Cost – The park is not free except for visitors under the age of 15. The fee is $10 if you are  traveling on foot, horseback, bikes, motorbikes, or non-commercial buses. Its $20 per private car, van, truck or RV (valid for multiple entries in a week and covers all the car’s occupants). For commercial tours, a special permit is needed along with one of the following...READ MORE

In order to make sure that you never miss out on the fun, you need to have a comprehensive map in hand. In addition to the digital maps below, consider getting guidebooks and other useful maps from online stores or …READ MORE

Science – Featuring around 95% wilderness in its total area, Yosemite National Park is home to hundreds and thousands of species of unique plants and animals. Due to its outstanding natural features, which include clear streams, waterfalls, granite cliffs and giant groves of sequoia, the Yosemite National Park was designated as a World Heritage Site in...READ MORE

History – The area now known as Yosemite has been home to the Ahwahneechee for tens of thousands of years. Though the Europeans arrived in the mid-1800s, the rugged terrain made it difficult for many to travel and stay in the area. However, the construction of the Yosemite Valley Railroad in 1907 allowed many…READ MORE

Planning the best Yosemite Trip


Overall, there are quite a bit of activities that you can enjoy at Yosemite National Park. The key to a “successful” trip is to plan your itinerary well in advance. If you plan to visit the just for a day, a week, or even a month, its crucial that you put together a very detailed itinerary of what…READ MORE