Yosemite National Park, United States
One of the first parks in the National Park Service, California's Yosemite is a World Heritage site. Its most famous scenery includes mountain peaks like Half Dome and El Capitan, Yosemite Falls, giant sequoias, and sub-alpine lakes. Adventure travel expert Matt Villano recommends Hetch Hetchy, an uncrowded area in the park’s northwest corner, for unparalleled hiking.
Mirror Lake, Yosemite National Park Yosemite National Park is a United States National Park spanning eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties in the central eastern portion of the U.S. state of California. The park, which is managed by the National Park Service, covers an area of 761,268 acres (3,080.74 km2) and reaches across the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain. Over 3.7 million people visit Yosemite each year: most spend their time in the seven square…
How to Get Half Dome Permits + Tips for Your Hike
The Half Dome hike at Yosemite National park is amazing, but you need permits. Here is a guide on how to get Half Dome Permits and tips for your hike.
Rare sighting captured at Yosemite
This is the spectacular moment a photographer struck gold - by capturing a bolt of lightning cracking through a rainbow in a freak weather display. The one-of-a-kind sighting was captured by Californian photographer Nolan Nitschke, 27, while on a trip to Yosemite National Park.
The Moon's Bow Up Close
Yosemite National Park, California This is an image I posted to the Panaramio Group (www.panoramio.com/group/88114), but had not shared it here directly - so here you go :) I took this picture at a focal length of 180mm while located farther back than where I started the evening (it was nice to get back a bit away from the crowds ). Shot entirely by the light of the full moon - I love that!!!
Precipice and fog, Merced River canyon, Yosemite National Park
This is not the Zion Narrows. Why would I say such a ridiculous thing? Because I was supposed to be hiking that marvelous place today with a group of very talented photographers, and I hope they're having a fantastic time. I had some family obligations that sprang up at the last minute, so here I sit in Los Angeles, nowhere near the Narrows (I may make a quick drive to Pismo for sunset and low tide today, so I can at least get a little photo work in). This shot is from the Merced River…
See amazing Yosemite waterfall rainbow!
Recent visitors to California’s majestic Yosemite National Park bore witness to a stunning natural display of color and light at the base of a protected waterfall.