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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Valley, CA, United States
15 Kudos
Of all of the national parks within the United States, Yosemite National Park one of the most popular. Located about three and a half hours east of San Francisco, Yosemite is within the heart of the famous Sierra Nevada mountain range of central California. Yosemite is truly a massive park which covers over 1100 square miles with a highly diverse variation of wild life and scenery. Yosemite is best known for the famous Yosemite Valley which is centered around the Merced river which cuts through the entire valley which the towering cliffs of El Capitan, Half Dome and the spectacular Yosemite Falls.
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Yosemite Falls
Yosemite Falls
Yosemite Falls drops over 2400 feet into the Yosemite Valley
Merced River
Merced River
The Merced River runs through the heart of the Yosemite Valley
El Capitan
El Capitan
The towering cliffs of El Capitan are a favorite of climbers

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