Sights & Attractions in Yosemite National Park

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Things to Do in Yosemite National Park

Sights Overview
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Ahwahnee Hotel
Gilbert Stanley Underwood, architect of the Grand Canyon Lodge...
Hotels Yosemite National Park
 
Ahwahneechee Village
This solemn smattering of structures, accessed by a short loop...
Museum Village Yosemite National Park
 
Ansel Adams Photo Walks
Photography enthusiasts shouldn't miss these 90-minute guided...
Tours Yosemite National Park
 
Art Classes
Professional artists conduct workshops in watercolor, etching...
Tours Yosemite National Park
 
Big Trees Tram Tour
This 75-minute open-air tram tour of the Mariposa Grove of Big...
Tours Yosemite National Park
 
Bridalveil Fall
This 620-foot waterfall is often diverted dozens of feet one...
Bodies of Water Yosemite National Park
 
El Capitan
Rising 3,593 feet—more than 350 stories—above the valley, El...
Geological Sites Yosemite National Park
 
Glacier Point
If you lack the time, desire, or stamina to hike more than 3,200...
Viewpoints Yosemite National Park
 
Glacier Point Tour
This four-hour trip takes you from Yosemite Valley to the Glacier...
Tours Yosemite National Park
 
Grand Tour
For a full-day tour of the Mariposa Grove and Glacier Point...
Tours Yosemite National Park
 
Half Dome
Visitors' eyes are continually drawn to this remarkable granite...
Geological Sites Yosemite National Park
 
Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
When Congress approved the O'Shaughnessy Dam in 1913, pragmatism...
Bodies of Water Yosemite National Park
 
High Country
The above-tree-line, high-alpine region east of the valley—a...
Nature Preserves Yosemite National Park
 
Junior Ranger Program
Children ages 7 to 13 can participate in the informal, self-guided...
Tours Yosemite National Park
 
Le Conte Memorial Lodge
This small but striking National Historic Landmark, with its...
Information Centers Yosemite National Park
 
Mariposa Grove of Big Trees
Of Yosemite's three sequoia groves—the others being Merced and...
Forests Yosemite National Park
 
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Designed for children, this old-fashioned museum has dioramas...
Museums / Galleries Yosemite National Park
 
Nevada Fall
Climb Mist Trail from Happy Isles for an up-close view of this...
Bodies of Water Yosemite National Park
 
Pioneer Yosemite History Center
Some of Yosemite's first structures—those not occupied by Native...
Museums / Galleries Yosemite National Park
 
Ranger-Led Programs
Rangers lead entertaining walks and give informative talks several...
Tours Yosemite National Park
 
Ribbon Fall
At 1,612 feet, this is the highest single fall in North America...
Bodies of Water Yosemite National Park
 
Route 41
Entering the park via this road, which follows an ultimately...
Scenic Drives Yosemite National Park
 
Sentinel Dome
The view from here is similar to that from Glacier Point, except...
Viewpoints Yosemite National Park
 
Tioga Road
Few mountain drives can compare with this 59-mile road, especially...
Scenic Drives Yosemite National Park
 
Tuolumne Meadows
The largest subalpine meadow in the Sierra (at 8,600 feet) is...
Mountains Yosemite National Park
 
Tuolumne Meadows Tour
For a full day's outing to the high country, opt for this ride...
Tours Yosemite National Park
 
Valley Floor Tour
Take a two-hour tour of Yosemite Valley's highlights, complete...
Tours Yosemite National Park
 
Valley Visitor Center
Learn about Yosemite Valley's geology, vegetation, and human...
Information Centers Yosemite National Park
 
Vernal Fall
Fern-covered black rocks frame this 317-foot fall, and rainbows...
Bodies of Water Yosemite National Park
 
Wawona Hotel
Imagine a white-bearded Mark Twain relaxing in a rocking chair...
Hotels Yosemite National Park
 
Wee Wild Ones
Designed for kids under 7, this 45-minute program includes animal-theme...
Tours Yosemite National Park
 
Yosemite Falls
Actually three falls, they together constitute the highest waterfall...
Bodies of Water Yosemite National Park
 
Yosemite Museum
This small museum consists of a permanent exhibit that focuses...
Museums / Galleries Yosemite National Park
 
Yosemite Outdoor Adventures
Naturalists, scientists, and park rangers lead multi-hour to...
Tours Yosemite National Park
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