Yosemite Valley is world famous for its impressive waterfalls, meadows, cliffs, and unusual rock formations; accessible by car year-round.
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.
Things to Do
Find activities that fit into your Yosemite adventure!
Meadows and Wetlands
What's so special about meadows and wetlands? Nowhere else in Yosemite will you find a greater diversity of plants and animals.
Nearly 95 percent of Yosemite is Congressionally designated Wilderness. Learn more about backpacking in the Yosemite Wilderness.
Museums, Buildings, and Cemeteries
Yosemite is filled with history and there are numerous places in the park where you can visit a museum, historic building, or cemetery.
Last updated: June 28, 2021