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More gushing adjectives have been thrown at Yosemite National Park (Web: www.nps.gov/yose ) than at any other part of California. However excessive the hyperbole may seem, the instant you turn the corner that reveals Yosemite Valley, you realize it's actually an understatement – this is one of the world's most dramatic geological spectacles. Just seven miles long and never more than one mile across, it is walled by near-vertical three-thousand-foot cliffs, streaked by tumbling waterfalls and topped by domes and pinnacles that form a jagged silhouette against the sky. At ground level, …
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Housekeeping Camp

Open in summer only, these popular and inexpensive cabins along the Merced River have a great view of Half Dome and Yosemite Falls. Staying here is much like camping, except with ...

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Mariposa Grove

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 ...

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