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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

One of the most spectacular natural sceneries in the east central part of California can be seen in the Yosemite National Park. This beautiful place has been declared a U.S. national park in 1890, and is now part of the natural heritage sites of UNESCO. Known for its haunting mountain views, Reserve Yosemite is located next to Sierra Nevada.

Care to protect the valley Yosemite started in June 30, 1864, when President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill that put the area and the unique forests of redwood under protection. This is the first time in the history of the United States when the government empowers the protected area to be accessible to all who wish to admire it.

Occupying an area of 1200 square miles, the Park combines the natural beauty of hundreds of Lakes and waterfalls, Mountain meadows, woodlands and valleys. Water channels here have a total length of 1, 600 miles. The numerous hiking trails in the park are about 800 miles, and roadways have a length of 350 miles.

Yosemite Falls

Biodiversity in the reserve is huge. Yosemite National Park is known for its spectacular granite cliffs and forests of giant redwoods - the largest trees on the planet.

Perhaps the main attraction here is the peak Haf Dome, Coyote, which stands at an altitude of 1219 m. The beautiful mountain is often the subject of pictures by many photographers worldwide. There is also a paradise for extreme climbers. Furthermore to Half Dome, they can exercise their hobby and El Capitan, which with 914-feet is the largest granite rock monolith in the world.



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