Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park

Updated: 7 Sep 2020
Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park is an American national park located in the western Sierra Nevada of Central California, bounded on the southeast by Sierra National Forest and on the northwest by Stanislaus National Forest. The park is managed by the National Park Service and covers an area of Almost 95% of the park is designated wilderness. On average, about four million people visit Yosemite each year, Yosemite was central to the development of the national park idea. Galen Clark and others lobbied to protect Yosemite Valley from development, ultimately leading to President Abraham Lincoln's signing the Yosemite Grant in 1864. John Muir led a successful movement to have Congress establish a larger national park by 1890, one which encompassed the valley and its surrounding mountains and forests, paving the way for the National Park System.
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Beautiful weekend outdoors. I love our national parks. I can't imagine climbing this though.
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While some tech execs enjoy exotic vacations or yachting around the world, Cook’s ideal vacation is "hiking in Yosemite National Park,” writes Lashinsky.
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