Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park. located in California, about 300 miles east of San Francisco. Yosemite National Park is located by a geologist who came from Scotland and has also convinced a well-known in the area of ?? natural beauty maintenance. Thank you to this famous man Robert Underwood Johnson, editor of Century magazine, John Muir to convince Congress to Yosemite National Park , U.S.was opened October 1, 1890 and is one of the most popular parks in the world.
Hiking in Yosemite National Park
Over 800 miles (1,300 km) of trails are available to hikers anything from the easy stroll, to the grueling hikes up several park mountains, to multiple-day backpack trips.The park can be divided into 5 sections for the day-userYosemite Valley, Wawona/Mariposa Grove Glacier Point, Tuolumne Meadows, Hetch Hetchy, and Crane Flat/White Wolf. Numerous books describe park trails, and free information is available from the Park Service in Yosemite. Park rangers encourage visitors to experience portions of the park in addition to Yosemite Valley.Between late spring and early fall, much of the park is open to multiple-day backpack trips. All overnight trips into the back country require a wilderness permitand most require approved bear-resistant food storage.
Driving destinations in Yosemite National Park
While some locations in Yosemite require hiking, other locations can be observed via automobile transportation. Driving locations also allow guests to observe the night sky in locations other than their campsite or lodge. All of the roads in Yosemite are scenic, but the most famous is the Tioga Road, typically open from late May or early June through November.As an alternative to driving, bicycles are allowed on the roads. However, bicycles are only allowed off-road on 12 miles (19 km) of paved trails in Yosemite Valley itself; mountain biking is not allowed.
Climbing in Yosemite National Park
Rock climbing is an important part of Yosemite. Camp 4, a walk-in campground in Yosemite Valley, was instrumental in the development of rock climbing as a sport, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Climbers can generally be spotted in the snow-free months on anything from ten-foot-high (3 m) boulders to the 3,300-foot (1.0 km) face of El Capitan. Classes are offered by numerous groups on rock climbing.