Yosemite National Park

Category: National Park, Nature


Yosemite is a United Nations World Heritage site, recognized for its spectacular granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, Giant Sequoia groves, and biological diversity. Home to El Capitan, the largest exposed granite monolith in the world at 350 stories tall. The park has an elevation range from 2,127 to 13,114 feet (648 to 3,997 m) and includes five of the seven continental life zones. The parks giant sequoia trees live more than 3,000 years!