Travel Guide of Yosemite Valley
Yosemite Valley is a glacial valley in Yosemite National Park in the western Sierra Nevada mountains of Central California. The valley is about 7.5 miles long and approximately 3000–3500 feet deep, surrounded by high granite summits such as Half Dome and El Capitan, and densely forested with pines.
Why should I visit Yosemite Valley ?
Based on 166 travel pictures from photographers, your overall travel and sightseeing experience in Yosemite Valley will be made of Nature reserve (29%), Forest (23%), Waterfall (17%), Mountain range (17%) and River (11%).
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What to see in Yosemite Valley ?
About Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Valley:
El Capitan, also known as El Cap, is a vertical rock formation in Yosemite National Park, located on the north side of Yosemite Valley, near its western end.
"Took a trip with some of my closest friends across the state of California and into Yosemite Valley. This photo was taken during our last few hours in the park."
About Yosemite National Park:
Yosemite National Park is an American national park located in the western Sierra Nevada of Central California, bounded on the southeast by Sierra National Forest and on the northwest by Stanislaus National Forest.
"Moonrise over half dome"
About Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Falls:
Yosemite Falls is the highest waterfall in Yosemite National Park, dropping a total of 2,425 feet from the top of the upper fall to the base of the lower fall.
About Yosemite National Park, Half Dome:
Half Dome is a granite dome at the eastern end of Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park, California. It is a well-known rock formation in the park, named for its distinct shape.
"We headed straight for Glacier Point with only a few hours of daylight left. A breathtaking view of the Half Dome awaited us as the snowfall increased and the valley became a mystery of snow and cloud. I counted myself among the few people able to witness heaven kissing earth in this spectacular moment. Officials quickly shut down the road urging everyone to make their way back to the valley."
About Yosemite Valley Chapel:
The Yosemite Valley Chapel was built in the Yosemite Valley of California in 1879.
"A sunny afternoon photo of the beautiful Yosemite Valley Church. Gorgeous architecture in a lush forest setting with views that take your breath away."