Yosemite Nature Notes 6: Maps
When Joseph Walker passed through in 1833, there were none, but today, thousands of maps portray the landscape of Yosemite National Park. From a state land grant created during the Civil War, to computer mapping and modern resource management, these maps also tell the story of the protection of Yosemite.
Did You Know?
Congress designated the Merced River as Wild and Scenic in 1987. The National Park Service manages 81 miles of the Merced River, encompassing both the main stem and the South Fork in Yosemite National Park and the El Portal Administrative Site. More...