Yosemite National Park Natural attractions

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Vernal Fall

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The waterfall runs all year long, although by the end of summer it is substantially reduced in volume and can split into multiple strands...

 

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Nevada Fall

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Nevada Fall is a 594ft high waterfall on the Merced River in Yosemite National Park, California.

 

Nevada Fall

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Yosemite Falls

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Yosemite Falls is the highest waterfall in Yosemite National Park, dropping a total of 2425ft from the top of the upper fall to the base ...

 

Yosemite Falls

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Bridalveil Fall

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Another flat, easy, paved trail that leads to the bottom of the 620 foot (189 m) Bridalveil Fall. Parking is available at the trailhead.

 

Bridalveil Fall

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Half Dome

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It is possibly Yosemite's most familiar rock formation. The granite crest rises more than 4737ft above the valley floor.

 

Half Dome

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The valley is about 8mi long and up to a mile deep, surrounded by high granite summits such as Half Dome and El Capitan, and densely fore...

 

Yosemite Valley

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The trail follows switchbacks from Glacier Point and offers spectacular views up and down Yosemite Valley.

 

Glacier Point

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Tenaya Lake is an alpine lake in Yosemite National Park, located between Yosemite Valley and Tuolumne Meadows.

 

Tenaya Lake

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El Capitan

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The granite monolith extends about 3000ft from base to summit along its tallest face and is one of the world's favorite challenges for ro...

 

El Capitan

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Mirror Lake is a small, seasonal lake located on Tenaya Creek in Yosemite National Park.

 

Mirror Lake

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Emerald Pool is a small, shallow lake, with an area of less than one acre.

 

Emerald Pool

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Wapama Falls

waterfall

Wapama Falls is the larger of two waterfalls located on the northern wall of Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park.

 

Wapama Falls

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Sentinel Dome

mountain

Sentinel Dome is a granite dome in Yosemite National Park, United States.

 

Sentinel Dome

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Sierra Point

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Sierra Point is a point located in Yosemite National Park at the eastern end of the valley, below Grizzly Peak, on what is essentially th...

 

Sierra Point

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Clouds Rest

mountain

Although there are many peaks in the park having far greater elevation, Clouds Rest's proximity to the valley gives it a very high degree...

 

Clouds Rest

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Tueeulala Falls

waterfall

It is, however, the larger of the two in terms of greatest free-fall distance, as Wapama is split into two falls.

 

Tueeulala Falls

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Snow Creek Falls

waterfall

Snow Creek Falls is a long series of cascades located in Yosemite National Park toward the eastern extent of Yosemite Valley.

 

Snow Creek Falls

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Royal Arch Cascade

waterfall

Royal Arch Cascade is a waterfall located on the north wall of Yosemite Valley and the Yosemite National Park, USA, within walking distan...

 

Royal Arch Cascade

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Ribbon Fall

waterfall

This deposit can reach a depth of 200 feet, versus 322 feet for the greatest depth of the ice cone beneath the Upper Fall and Lower Fall.

 

Ribbon Fall

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Chilnualna Fall

waterfall

Chilnualna Falls is a series of waterfalls totaling 690 feet located on Chilnualna Creek in the southern section of Yosemite National Park.

 

Chilnualna Fall

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