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Yosemite National Park

Extended Trip - Yosemite

FAST FACTS

  • 180 miles east of San Jose
  • 761,000 acres
  • Elevation range from 2,127 to 13,114 feet
  • Free shuttle bus operates year-round within the park
  • Permits required in advance for all overnight stays in the Yosemite Wilderness
  • Permits required in advance to hike to the top of Half Dome

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hiking
  • Zip Lining
  • Biking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Mountain/Rock Climbing
  • Wildlife including bears, coyotes and mountain lion

ABOUT YOSEMITE

Yosemite National Park, recognized for its vast waterfalls, granite cliffs, crystal clear streams and stunning wildlife is a scenic 4 hour drive from San Jose. A premier destination for hikers of every level, the park boasts more than 800 miles of trails. Walk, bike, climb and horseback ride through the majestic California wilderness or take to the snow or the rivers for an outdoor adventure unlike any other. Half Dome, El Capitan, Tioga Pass, Glacier Point, Mariposa Grove (home to 500 Giant Sequoias), Yosemite Falls, Vernal Falls and Tuolumne Meadows make up just some of the world famous natural attractions available inside the park.

For more information visit www.yosemiteexperience.com or www.nps.gov/yose

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