Natural 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 1984.

The biological diversity of this park is unmatched, making it one of the most fascinating places to visit. Miles of hiking trails in the park allow visitors to enjoy the natural beauty of this park from up close. The park features a remarkable variety of wildlife, natural features, diverse ecosystems and geological attractions that hold the interest of millions of people who visit this park.