My Visit To Yosemite National Park

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Yosemite National Park is the fourth most visited national park in the United States so camping reservations are a must before setting out on any camping trips! Sometimes, campgrounds can be booked months in advance and some sites are only open during certain seasons so I recommend planning in advance. My ideal place to set up camp is in the Wawona campground, closest to the Merced River and many of the wonders Yosemite National Park has to offer, such as Glacial Point or the Yosemite Valley. Upon arriving at my campground I am greeted by the tranquil sounds of the flowing Merced River accompanied by faint chirps coming from the towering pine trees that shield the campsite from the blistering sun above. After setting up camp, I walk down to the river to have myself a snack before the sun goes down. …show more content…
I snack on some granola as sit on the riverbank and as my eyes reach the water’s edge, I am astonished by the clarity of the water…I can see straight to the bottom below! I can even see some native rainbow trout swimming below. The surrounding area alone is magnificent and is only a miniscule piece of the almost 1200 square mile park premises. I’m eager to see what is beyond the forest of pines so I hurry back to my tent so I can call it an early one before my first official day in Yosemite National Park. As the night approaches I fortify my campsite, being particularly cautious with my food because some veteran campers warned me that there have been a few black bear sightings recently in the area which is can be common. I zip up my tent and call it a night so I can be well rested for the long days I have

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