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Yosemite National Park
Yosemite is one of the most peaceful, beautiful places on this earth, and it is only 50 miles from Fresno! With trails, rivers, and waterfalls set in a perfect mountain scenery, Yosemite has been a local favorite for hundreds of years. Yosemite National Park has a tremendous amount of history behind it that it can be difficult to tell your family and friends every little detail about the Park!

Next time you're with your family, touring Yosemite, why not throw a couple of these Yosemite fun facts at them and surprise them with your new found knowledge?

Yosemite By The Numbers:
  • Yosemite National Park was established on October 1, 1890
  • The park itself measures 748,542 acres (or 1,169 square miles)
  • 94% of the park is designated wilderness
  • There are 1,445 individual campsites park-wide
  • There are 360 miles of paved road throughout Yosemite
  • There are 800 miles of developed trails throughout Yosemite
  • The highest peak at Yosemite is Mt. Lyell at 13,114 feet
  • 318 = the number of major park lakes in Yosemite
  • 127 = the number of major park lakes with fish
  • 191 = the number of major park lakes without fish
  • In 1899, almost 100 years after the Park was established, there were only 4,500 visitors. Today, more than 4 million have visited the beauty that Yosemite National Park holds.
In 1899, almost 100 years after the Park was established, there were only 4,500 visitors. Today, more than 4 million have visited the beauty that Yosemite National Park holds.
Area: Sierra Nevada Mountains
Address: Northside Dr
Yosemite, CA 95389
(209) 372-0200
http://www.yosemitepark.com/
Camping: Yes | Fishing: Yes | Day Use: Yes


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