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Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Trip
"Your journey begins with a convenient pickup at your hotel. You'll cross the San Francisco Bay Bridge en route to the Sierra Nevada mountain range driving through gold rush towns as your guide carries you back to the era of the old West.In the late morning enter Yosemite National Park where you'll take a guided walk. Visit the Tuolumne Grove (weather permitting) and be amazed by the size of the redwood trees in Yosemite's largest grove. Let the serene surroundings of the forest recharge your energy. Stop a watch for rock climbers as they daringly make their way to the summit. In the springtime marvel at the tallest waterfall in the park Yosemite Falls.After you may explore Yosemite Valley on your own. For lunch
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Small-Group Yosemite Tour from San Francisco
"Gear up for your full-day Yosemite adventure with early morning pickup from your San Francisco hotel. Relax aboard your 20-passenger luxury biodesel van across the Bay Bridge offering great views of San Francisco Bay the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.Making your way across the Central Valley — one of the largest agricultural regions in the United States — make a 10-minute stop at a street-side fruit stand for a chance to purchase some fresh local nuts or fruit. arrive at Yosemite National Park a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its spectacular granite cliffs waterfalls massive sequoia groves and biological diversity. Start your visit with a 1.5-hour driving tour through the park’s main attraction
From $179.00
 
Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Trip
"Your journey begins with a convenient pickup at your hotel. You'll cross the San Francisco Bay Bridge en route to the Sierra Nevada mountain range driving through gold rush towns as your guide carries you back to the era of the old West.In the late morning enter Yosemite National Park where you'll take a guided walk. Visit the Tuolumne Grove (weather permitting) and be amazed by the size of the redwood trees in Yosemite's largest grove. Let the serene surroundings of the forest recharge your energy. Stop a watch for rock climbers as they daringly make their way to the summit. In the springtime marvel at the tallest waterfall in the park Yosemite Falls.After you may explore Yosemite Valley on your own. For lunch
From $159.00

Yosemite Falls

What makes Yosemite Falls "falls" (plural), but Vernal Fall just a "fall"? Technically, if a waterfall drops in one continuous downpour, it's a "fall", otherwise it's called "falls" like in Yosemite...
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mht_in_la
Nov 03, 2003

More Than a Spectacle

Yosemite Falls is actually three separate leaps, the highest of which is by far the tallest. The middle section actually carries the falls several hundred feet out from the valley wall before the...
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mrclay2000
Nov 02, 2003

Lower Yosemite Falls

Some of Yosemite's sites requires one to hike a lot, however the walk to Lower Yosemite Falls is not that long (maybe 15-20 minutes), and it is rather flat. Here is a view from a bridge - some folks...
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where2next
Oct 24, 2003

Lower Yosemite Falls

You can get up close to Lower Yosemite Falls. The best place to get a picture of both the Lower Yosemite and Upper Yosemite Falls is on the path that takes you the Lower Falls. The upper falls are...
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Easty
Jun 23, 2003

Yosemite Falls

The most popular waterfall in Yosemite National Park is Yosemite Falls. There is an upper portion and a lower portion of the falls. It is also the waterfall that has the highest volume of water...
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Easty
Jun 23, 2003

Even the Mightiest Figures in Your Range

A few turns to the left away from Half Dome reveals a better (topside) panorama of the three separate stages of Yosemite Falls. The picture here does not do justice to the scene, but you can tell by...
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mrclay2000
May 05, 2003

Can't Get Enough?

There are simply not enough views from which to observe this incredible combination of snow and granite and forest and river. The composition is beyond belief and few pictures (certainly not mine) can...
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mrclay2000
May 05, 2003

The Greatest Natural Spectacle on the Continent

Move over Niagara - height dominates width. This awesome, three-part 2,425 foot waterfall is far and away the most impressive "living" thing in Yosemite. There are so many vantages from which to...
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mrclay2000
May 05, 2003

Yosemite Falls

Yosemite Falls, which drop 2,425 feet, the highest in North America. This is the real star of Yosemite's waterfalls. The Upper Falls plunge over 1,300 feet releasing huge amounts of spray, before...
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sunnywong
Nov 02, 2002

Yosemite Falls

When it's running in the spring it's the highest falls in the US. Unfortunately during summer it's dry.
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Jim_Eliason
Sep 03, 2013

Yosemite Falls in April 2013--More images

Here are more images taken of the highest falls in North America during April of 2013. Also, are the stunning nearby cliffs that can be seen during a hike to the top of the falls.
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atufft
Apr 06, 2013

Yosemite Falls in April 2013

I visit Yosemite Falls every chance I get. This was a drought year, but the falls were still very full in April.
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atufft
Apr 06, 2013
 
 
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Top 5 Yosemite National Park Writers

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"The Incomparable Valley (and Park)"
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"Yosemite in a day"
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"On Becoming Part of the Food Chain: Yosemite"
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"Yosemite is Perhaps the Prettiest Park in the USA"
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Things to Do Near Falls

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Vernal Falls

The trail up to Vernal falls was very nice and you can tell they keep up with it. It was a hard hike to the bridge which is just a view of the falls and the incline was pretty much straight up the...
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Half Dome

The half dome is one of the most popular hikes in Yosemite. At over 400 feet incline, it is a difficult hike. The trail runs 12 miles; 6 miles each way. It is a seven hour hike in all. Since I was...
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Glacier Point

Nothing prepares you for what you see when you get to Glacier Point in Yosemite. It is a high point way above the valley floor. From the gate, it is about a 25-30 minute drive. There is parking and...
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Valley

This is a must do, even if there is traffic. The views are amazing and there are plenty of parking along side the road if there is a view you would like to see a little longer.Coming into the valley,...
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Sentinel Dome

This is a hiking trail that you MUST take when you visit yosemite. The ease vs the reward comparison is unmatched in the whole park. Located just two to three miles before the end of Glacier Point...
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Ahwahnee Hotel

We didn't stay at the Ahwahnee Hotel, so I can't comment on its lodging attributes, but we did have a few rounds at the bar after a long day of hiking, and we spent about 30-40 minutes walking around...
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