The park is more beautiful than you can imagine! (In fact, the whole drive from Mariposa to Yosemite Village is breathtaking.) Ansel Adams has made areas of this park infamous with his black-and-white images of its beauty.
The park was created by glaciers that carved out the mountain rock as they recessed millions of years ago. The park is essentially a three-mile wide, flat valley with amazing scenery. The park is home to several types of wildlife, but most notably, the mountain lion, black bear, bobcat, and coyote. In fact, on our way out of the park we got to see a baby coyote in a field playing. Therefore, don't be surprised if you see these creatures around when you are hiking. (Don...Read More