Yosemite Valley is world famous for its impressive waterfalls, meadows, cliffs, and unusual rock formations; accessible by car year-round.
Hidden in Yosemite National Park’s peaceful northwest corner, Hetch Hetchy Valley is a treasure worth visiting in all seasons.
Wawona is the home to the historic Big Trees Lodge (formerly Wawona Hotel) and the Pioneer Yosemite History Center.
Tuolumne Meadows and Tioga Road
Tuolumne Meadows is a large, open sub-alpine meadow graced by the winding Tuolumne River and surrounded by majestic peaks and domes.
Yosemite is home to countless waterfalls. The best time to see waterfalls is during spring, when most of the snowmelt occurs.
There are many different viewpoints in Yosemite; Tunnel View, Olmsted Point, Glacier Point, just to name a few!
Lakes and Rivers
Very few lakes are easily accessible in Yosemite National Park. Rivers flow through Wawona, Yosemite Valley, and Tuolumne Meadows.
Yosemite's goal is to provide the highest possible level of accessibility to our visitors.
Last updated: February 14, 2022