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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.…

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    Since its inception the National Park System has been about conserving America’s beautiful natural places. Congress and President Abraham Lincoln put what is today Yosemite National Park under the protection of the state of California Yellowstone was made America’s first National Park by President U.S. Grant in1872 .President Theodore Roosevelt was one of the Parks greatest patrons during his presidency 5 new parks, 18 National Monuments, 4 game refuges, 51 bird sanctuaries, and over 100 million…

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    Yosemite National Park, located in the central eastern portion of California, has been founded since 1890. The park is known for its natural habitats and abstract scenery. Tourist enjoy hiking in Tuolumne Meadows, lodging in Yosemite Valley, fishing in the Eastern Sierra and even skiing in the Mammoth Lakes mountain resort. But what any do not know is that all of these attractions were created by one phenomenon, glaciation. On three different occasions during the Great Ice Age era, Yosemite was…

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    Yosemite is a national park in California. It was established on October 1, 1890. Muir and Johnson lobbied Congress for the Act that created Yosemite National Park on October 1, 1890. The State of California, however, retained control of Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove. Yosemite is one of people’s national treasure because of its beauty and the way it looks. It is immortalized in the black-and-white landscape and has 2,425-foot-high Yosemite Falls which makes it one of the tallest waterfalls.…

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    On the continent of America, there are a myriad of natural wonders, called National Parks, that outshine the rest of the country in terms of beauty. Luckily, these areas are protected by the national government in order to provide areas for citizens to take a break from the day to day hustle, and enjoy a vacation with family in some of the most beautiful places in the world. One of these areas, Yosemite National Park, is located in the beautiful mountains of California. Yosemite is home to…

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    future I am building. One of the most influential and eye-opening was a trip I took to Yosemite National Park during my junior year of high school. The trip was offered to high school students in Northern California, provided by the McConnell Foundation- an independent foundation that awards grants to nonprofit organizations, public education, and government entities. The goal of the trip was to educate students on the importance of the national park, learn about its ecology, explore its natural…

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    Yosemite National Park was first protected in 1864 and has since been a fascinating landscape that can be observed by people from all over (NPS). The formation of Yosemite Valley has been a natural phenomena for millions of years, formed by some of Earth’s most compelling geological sources. Yosemite has many beautiful granite formations and glacier-carved landscapes that attract everyone from artists to geologists (Huber, 1987). Yosemite Valley was formed by a series of different forces…

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    the issue of vendor traffic in Yosemite. While many will argue that vendors and traffic contribute to the enjoyment and beauty of Yosemite national park, I encourage you to take a strong stance about the curtailing of vendors and traffic and vendors for two reasons. The first is that vendors and traffic obstruct appreciation and enjoyment of countless activities. Secondly, vendors and traffic are responsible for the endangerment of such national parks that attract millions each year. However,…

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    1. Hiking http://www.wanderlust.co.uk/magazine/articles/destinations/hiking-in-yosemite-national-park-usa One of the country’s most cherished national parks, Yosemite continues to maintain its status as the top hiking and camping nature spots for millions of visitors every year. The national treasure’s breathtaking pine green valleys adjacent rocky, rugged stone mountains still remains a groundbreaking statement, even after its 125 year anniversary in 2015. With well over four million visitors…

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    itself only attracts 130,000 visitors year round ting when in comparison to Yosemite National Park's 4 million. Although it may sound like a bleak place to go , it is full of natural wonders and geological secrets. This place is no other than Lava Beds National Monument where learning and exploring meet. It may sound as if it is a dangerous treacherous place to take us to, but there is no danger there at all. Most of the caves have smooth surfaces and only require some minimum protection.…

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