Wilderness, a place unchanged by people; a place of solitude; a place of peace. Here, you will find no cars, no roads, no electricity, no modern conveniences.
Nearly 95 percent of Yosemite is Congressionally designated Wilderness, which, "in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain."
Learn more about backpacking in the Yosemite Wilderness.
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