This dam is just plain huge, and is a spectacular sight to visit. Built in July 1923, and at that time was the largest single ... More
This dam is just plain huge, and is a spectacular sight to visit. Built in July 1923, and at that time was the largest single structure on the West Coast, it rises 430 feet high and spans 900 feet. The dam holds the water from the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir , which is the water supply for the San Francisco area. The water can be released through 14 outlets to control the water levels.
This small village is a collection of historic buildings that have been moved to their current location from various places
in the park. Each building comes from a different time period. During the summer, volunteers and park rangers dress ...
The trees in this grove are more than 3,000 years old, more than 50 feet around, and reach up over
300 feet seemingly to touch the sky. You can drive to the lower edge of the grove, but parking ...
Here, you can see millions of gallons of water and a spectacular waterfall in a pristine setting. Do not let
its beauty fool you, the reservoir's purpose is to supply the San Francisco area with water as well as ...