Half Dome is Yosemite’s most famous icon. Rising 4,800 feet above the valley floor, photograph it from the viewpoints sprinkled throughout Yosemite
Proudly sitting on the other side of Yosemite Valley from Half Dome is El Capitan. This massive rock is a playground for rock climbers.
Yosemite Falls is the 5th tallest waterfall in the world. During the spring months, when the winter snows are melting, this waterfall is literally roaring.
This is another popular waterfall in Yosemite. You can walk down a short, paved walkway to the bottom of it.
Vernal Fall sits in the back of the park, near Half Dome Village. Most people who see this waterfall hike to it on the famous Mist Trail.
Nevada Fall sits above Vernal Fall. To get to the top of Nevada Fall, it’s a 7+ mile round trip hike up the Mist or Muir Trail.
Also located on Tioga Road, this is another quiet place to visit. This is also where the trailhead to Clouds Rest is located.
Horsetail Fall is a waterfall in Yosemite that appears to be on fire when it is backlit by the setting sun.
Let’s just start with our favorite view. From Glacier Point, you can pretty much look out over all of Yosemite. Stunning.