Located in Yosemite National Park in the Sierra Nevada of California, it is a major attraction in the park, especially in late spring when the water flow is at its peak.
The waterfall is widely recognized by its "bent" shape, in which the water free-falls for roughly the first third of its length to a steep slick-rock slope.
Half Dome is a granite dome in Yosemite National Park, located in northeastern Mariposa County, California, at the eastern end of Yosemite Valley — possibly Yosemite's most...
The waterfall runs all year long, although by the end of summer it is substantially reduced in volume and can split into multiple strands, rather than a single curtain of water.
Bridalveil Fall is one of the most prominent waterfalls in the Yosemite Valley in California, seen yearly by millions of visitors to Yosemite National Park.
It is the largest grove of Giant Sequoias in the park, with several hundred mature examples of the tree.
The granite monolith extends about 3000ft from base to summit along its tallest face, and is one of the world's favorite challenges for rock climbers and BASE jumpers.
Wapama Falls is the larger of two waterfalls located on the northern wall of Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park.
The point offers a superb view of Yosemite National Park's Yosemite Valley, including Yosemite Falls, Half Dome, Vernal Fall, Nevada Fall, and Clouds Rest.
The best vantage point is from the Panorama Trail as it descends from Glacier Point.
Sentinel Dome is a granite dome in Yosemite National Park, United States.
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 forested with pines.
Mirror Lake is a small, seasonal lake located on Tenaya Creek in Yosemite National Park.
Sierra Point is a point located in Yosemite National Park at the eastern end of the valley, below Grizzly Peak, on what is essentially the southern shoulder of Half Dome.
Tenaya Lake is an alpine lake in Yosemite National Park, located between Yosemite Valley and Tuolumne Meadows.
Emerald Pool is a small, shallow lake located immediately above Vernal Fall in Yosemite National Park.
It is, however, the larger of the two in terms of greatest free-fall distance, as Wapama is split into two falls.
Royal Arch Cascade is a waterfall located on the north wall of Yosemite Valley and the Yosemite National Park, USA, within walking distance from the Ahwahnee Hotel.
The lower lake is located at elevation 9288ft, while the upper lake is located at elevation 9585ft.
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 of visual prominence.
Tenaya Canyon is a dramatic and dangerous canyon in Yosemite National Park, California, USA, that runs from the outlet of Tenaya Lake 10 miles down to Yosemite Valley, carrying...
Chilnualna Falls is a series of waterfalls totaling 690 feet located on Chilnualna Creek in the southern section of Yosemite National Park.
The peak also has the largest glaciers in Yosemite, Lyell Glacier.
Location: Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California, USA.
Silver Strand Falls drops 574 feet along Meadow Brook, at the western end of Yosemite Valley, within Yosemite National Park.
Snow Creek Falls is a long series of cascades located in Yosemite National Park toward the eastern extent of Yosemite Valley.
Matterhorn Peak is located in the Sierra Nevada, in the western U.S. state of California, at the northern boundary of Yosemite National Park.
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.
Lembert Dome is a granite dome rock formation in Yosemite National Park in the U.S. state of California The dome soars 800ft above Tuolumne Meadows and the Tuolumne River and...
Lehamite Falls is located in Yosemite National Park.
Pothole Dome is a granite dome on the West side of Tuolumne Meadows, in Yosemite National Park.
It ranks on many lists as the twelfth highest waterfall in the world, although in truth it is roughly the 60th tallest, as most weaker waterfalls don't make it into such lists.
May Lake is a lake in Yosemite National Park, as well as a High Sierra Camp where backpackers can stay in tent cabins located near the lake.
Dog Lake is a popular lake in Yosemite National Park whose surroundings are popular for hiking.
Cathedral Peak is part of the Cathedral Range, a mountain range in the south-central portion of Yosemite National Park in eastern Mariposa and Tuolumne Counties.
It can also be reached from Mirror Lakes by the Snow Creek Falls trail going north around Indian Rock and then south again on the Tioga Pass Road trail.
Mount Hoffmann is a prominent peak in northeastern Mariposa County in the center of Yosemite National Park, California, United States.
Tuolumne Grove is a sequoia grove located near Crane Flat in Yosemite National Park, at.
Ostrander Lake is located in Yosemite National Park, approximately 10mi south of Yosemite Valley and 10mi east of the Badger Pass Ski Area, at an elevation of 8500ft.
Kibbie Lake lies in the remote north-west portion of Yosemite National Park in the USA.
Horsetail Fall, located in Yosemite National Park in California, is a seasonal waterfall that flows in the winter and early spring.
It typically rages in the spring and early summer while shrinking to a trickle by late summer to mid-autumn.
Lake Vernon is located in the Tiltill Valley in the northern sector of Yosemite National Park just north of Hetch Hetchy Valley.
Grizzly Peak in Yosemite Valley is a promontory on the southwest wall below the immensely popular Half Dome.
North Peak is an alpine peak just north of Mount Conness in the Sierra Nevada.
Fairview Dome is a prominent granite dome in Yosemite National Park, located 1.8mi north of Cathedral Peak and 4mi west of Tuolumne Meadows.
Liberty Cap is a granite dome in Yosemite National Park, California, USA which lies at the extreme northwestern margin of Little Yosemite Valley.
Eagle Peak is the highest of the Three Brothers, a rock formation, above Yosemite Valley in California.
Its upper part contains a series of small ledges, each of which creates a small plume as the water is deflected away from the rock face.
Flora Lake is a remote lake located in the northern environs of Yosemite National Park, California, United States.
Merced Grove is a giant sequoia grove located near Crane Flat just inside the western boundary of Yosemite National Park north of El Portal and the Merced River, at [elevation...
The Cathedral Range is a mountain range immediately to the South of Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park, USA.
The structure includes the Lost Arrow Spire Chimney route which is recognized in the historic climbing text Fifty Classic Climbs of North America.
Staircase Falls is a series of waterfalls located on Gossamer Creek in Yosemite National Park, California.
Little Yosemite Valley is, as the name implies, a smaller glacial valley upstream in the Merced River drainage from the Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park.
Little Devils Postpile, in Yosemite National Park in California, United States, is a set of columnar joints in a basalt plug resembling the Devils Postpile formation.
Magnificent and beautiful.
Kolana Rock is a prominent granite dome located along the southern edge of Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park.
Its name refers to the fact that it lies on the boundaries of three distinct watersheds, namely those of the Merced, South Fork Merced, and San Joaquin Rivers.
El Capitan lies to Middle Cathedral's due north.
Lyell Glacier is in the Sierra Nevada of California.
The Three Brothers is a rock formation, in Yosemite Valley, California, USA.
Separate Reality is a 20m long climbing route in Yosemite National Park in California, USA.
Quaking Aspen Falls is a 25-foot, multi-stranded waterfall off Tioga Pass Road in Yosemite National Park.
Mount Clark is an 11527ft tall granite peak in the Clark Range.
For the granite dome near Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, see Sentinel Dome.
Panorama Cliff is a cliff in Yosemite National Park.
Lake Eleanor is a reservoir located in the northwestern backcountry of Yosemite National Park at an altitude of 4657ft.
The glacier is named after William Maclure.
Merced Peak, with an elevation of 11726ft, is the highest point in the Clark Range, just surpassing three other peaks; Red Peak Gray Peak (11,573 feet), and Mount Clark (11,522...
It is named for William Maclure, was a pioneer in American geology, who produced one of the earliest geological maps of the United States.
Wawona Point is a mountain in Yosemite National Park.
Dewey Point is a cliff in Yosemite National Park.
Mount Starr King is a symmetrical granite dome in Yosemite National Park, whose highest point is 9096ft above sea level.
Double Rock is a mountain in Yosemite National Park.
Vogelsang Peak is a mountain in Yosemite National Park.
Medlicott Dome is a mountain in Yosemite National Park.
The Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne is the portion of the valley of the Tuolumne River in Yosemite National Park, USA.
Union Point is a mountain in Yosemite National Park.
Parsons Peak is a mountain in Yosemite National Park and the Cathedral Range of California's Sierra Nevada.
Indian Rock is a mountain in Yosemite National Park.
Mount Ansel Adams is a peak in the Sierra Nevada of California.
Smith Peak, in Yosemite National Park in the United States, overlooks the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and provides grand vistas of the Hetch Hetchy Valley and surrounding wilderness.
The Clark Range is a subrange of California's Sierra Nevada in Yosemite National Park.
It is the line parent of Cloud's Rest.