Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National ParkYosemite <<yoh SEHM ih tee>> National Park is a superb wilderness in east-central California. It’s within the Sierra Nevada mountains, about one hundred fifty miles (240 kilometers) east of San Francisco. It has about 800 miles (1,300 kilometers) of trails. A lot of the trails result in the “Excessive Sierra,” a area of glowing lakes, dashing streams, and jagged mountain peaks.

Greater than one hundred fifty species of birds and greater than one hundred other forms of animals reside within the forests and mountains. Yosemite has dozens of species of timber and greater than 1,000 other forms of crops.

In 1864, Congress gave Yosemite Valley to California to be used as a public park and recreation space. Congress created Yosemite National Park in 1890. Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove have been added to the park in 1906.

Many vacationers come to the park. Snowboarding is well-liked within the Excessive Sierra. Different actions embrace horseback driving, fishing, golf, tennis, climbing, and swimming.

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