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Yosemite Park: The most visited National Park - need we say more? This small wondrous granite walled valley has been converted into main stream concessionaire, equipped with pizza shops & galleries. Maybe the big floods are natures way of keeping people out. Either way, you best reserve a campground or lodge (a year in advance) if you plan an overnight in the Yosemite Valley, any time of the year. Accommodations can also be found in the neighboring towns around the National Park. Historic Gold Country on the west side and the dramatic high desert w/ Mono Lake on the east. Tioga Pass closes annually for snow, more than half the year.
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Yosemite High Country
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elevation: 4000' population: 200 zip code: 95389


Deep impressive granite valley covered with a forest & waterfalls on the Merced River

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Mariposa County
Northeast of Fresno
on Hwy.120 @ jct. Hwy.41 & 49




  • backpacking
  • hiking
  • John Muir Trail - 200 mi.
  • horse pack trips
  • river rafting
  • rock climbing big walls
  • snow skiing (Badger Pass)
  • Yosemite Valley Bike Path
  • camping
  • mountaineering
  • sight seeing
  • fishing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • Yosemite Bus Tours
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Merced River
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Inyo National Forest
  • Sierra National Forest
  • Stanislaus National Forest
  • Humboldt Toiyabe NF
  • Ansel Adams Wilderness
  • Hoover Wilderness
  • Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
  • Emigrant Wilderness
  • Mono Lake
  • Bass Lake
  • Tuoloumne River
  • Tuoloumne Falls
  • Yosemite Creek
  • yosemite valley campgrounds

    Lupine Campgrounds - Bass Lake
    Dirt Flat Camp, El Portal
    Yosemite Campgrounds
    Crane Flat Campground Yosemite
    Yosemite Lakes
    Camping Near Yosemite
    Mammoth Pool Reservoir
    Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

    tent camping

    The main valley, known as Yosemite Valley is one of the most beautiful scenic canyons in all California - or perhaps the world. This mountain meadow location sits at an elevation of approximately 4000 feet above sea level & gets a fair amount of snow, while the granite ridges rise to heights of 8000 feet. The backcountry mountain peaks reach over 13,000 feet in elevation and are inaccessible about half the year, due to snow. Plenty to see & do in this park, but don't expect to be alone on these trails.

    nearby towns:
    Fish Camp
    Lee Vining
    Bass Lake
    Cathy's Valley
    El Portal
    North Fork
    June Lake
    local links:

    Yosemite NPS
    Yosemite National Park, CA 95389

    Yosemite Conservancy
    Yosemite Mariposa Tourism
    Curry Village
    Yosemite - Tioga Open Yet?
    Hwy 120 - Tioga Pass Open?
    Yosemite Webcams
    Friends of Yosemite Search Rescue
    Merced River Yosemite Valley
    NatureBridge Education
    Photos: Yosemite Valley 2013
    Photos: High Sierra Camp 2011
    Photos: Yosemite Valley 2011
    Photos: Tioga Pass 2004
    Photos: Yosemite Camping 2002
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    Half Dome Hiking Map
    Yosemite High Country Map
    Yosemite Books
    Yosemite National Park Map
    Yosemite Valley Trail Map
    Merced Tuolumne Rivers Map
    Hetch Hetchy Maps
    Ansel Adams Maps
    Hoover Wilderness Trail Map
    John Muir Trail Books
    John Muir Wilderness Maps
    Mono Lake Topo Map
    NatGeo Yosemite Maps
    Sierra National Forest Map
    Stanislaus National Forest Map
    Tuolumne Meadows Map
    Wawona Map
    Inyo National Forest Map
    PCT Map #4 Central Sierra

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