Posts Tagged ‘Yosemite national park history’

  • Yosemite National Park

    Posted in North America | April 13, 2010
    Yosemite National Park is located in Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties in east-central California in the USA. The national park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is famous for its granite cliffs, waterfalls, sequoia groves and rich biological diversity. The national park with an area of 1200 square miles, is the third most visited national park in the country. The park was established in 1890. Mariposa is the nearest city to Yosemite National Park. National Park Service is the governing body of the park. The park is divided into 5 sections, namely, Yosemite Valley, Wawona/Mariposa Grove/ Glacier Point, Tuolumne Meadows, Hetch Hetchy and Crane Flat/White Wolf. Geography: Yosemite is one of the largest and least fragmented habitat  [...]