Yosemite National Park, California

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   Yosmite National Park was established in 1890.  Its gross area is over 750,000 acres and it has approximately 3,200 lakes, 1,700 miles of streams and 2 reservoirs.  Among the hundreds of waterfalls in the Park, Yosemite Falls is the highest in North America, at 2,425 feet. The nearest city is Mariposa, California.

   Visit:  http://www.nps.gov/yose/

   Webcams:  http://www.yosemiteconservancy.org/webcams

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