Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park - Tunnel View in Winter

Yosemite National Park is located in Tuolumne, Mariposa, Mono amd Madera counties in the state of California, United States. The park is recognized for its granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, giant sequoia groves, lakes, mountains, meadows, glaciers, and biological diversity.

Park Purpose

As stated in the foundation document:

The purpose of Yosemite National Park is to preserve the dynamic natural setting within the park’s boundaries, including soaring granite domes, dramatic cliffs, towering waterfalls, ancient sequoia groves, expansive wilderness terrain, and free-flowing wild and scenic rivers; to celebrate the cultural and historic traditions of the Central Sierra Nevada, including thousands of years of human history; to perpetuate the American conservation ethic; and to provide opportunities for scientific exploration, recreation, education, and inspiration for generations to come.

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Location

California, United States

California, United States

United States of America

United States of America

North America

North America

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Location
California, United States

California, United States

United States of America

United States of America

North America

North America

Classification

National parks in California.

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