Yosemite National Park in One Day

I decided to write a few blog posts about how to enjoy several different National Parks if you only have one day there. I hope you find my suggestions for Yosemite National Park helpful. I have only been to Yosemite twice so far, but I’m sure I’ll be back at some point. I’m certainly no... Continue Reading →

15 Reasons Why You Should Visit Yosemite National Park

  15 Reasons Why You Should Visit Yosemite National Park   Sentinel Dome This is an easy 2.2 mile hike near Glacier Point that provides great views of Yosemite Falls and Half Dome. Tuolumne Meadows This is a large meadow in the High Sierra region of Yosemite. This is a nice place to relax and... Continue Reading →

The Mist Trail – Part Two

The Mist Trail – Part Two Be sure to read Part One first. Shortly after I left Vernal Fall I realized why the path to Nevada Fall is far less traveled. The trail became rocky, rugged, uneven, jagged, and steep... all at once. It was much less defined than the Mist Trail and harder to... Continue Reading →

The Mist Trail – Part One

The Mist Trail – Part One Joe and I drove from our campsite at Hodgdon Meadow, south then east, to Yosemite Valley. After parking in a large lot near the Yosemite General Store we hopped on the free shuttle bus. We planned on taking the shuttle to the Happy Isles Trailhead, which we didn't think... Continue Reading →

My Top 10 National Parks: #6

My Top Ten National Parks of North America My Top Ten so far... 10.  Grand Canyon National Park 9.  Yoho National Park 8.  Zion National Park 7.  Bryce Canyon National Park 6. Yosemite National Park The Statistics Date established: October 1, 1890 Annual visitation (2014): 3,882,642 Size: 761,266 acres Location: Central California My Experience Number... Continue Reading →

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