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|Subject: Yosemite National Park in California 14/11/2010, 10:31 am|| |
Yosemite National Park is a national park which is situated ineastern central California, United States. The park covers an area of761,266 acres and also covers the slope of Nevada mountain chain. Morethat 3.5 million people visit the park every year. The park is knowninternationally for its natural beauty like the great cliffs,waterfalls, streams and flora to fauna diversity. More then ninety-fivepercent of the park has wild life in it. Though this was not the firstnational park of the United States, it was the first one to put theidea in the development of other parks.The natioanl park is about a six hours journey from Los Angeles andSouthern California. The Yosemite National Park provides a lot offacilities and accommodation of hotels in the valley. One can make aselection of the same based on the budget that he or she has. The besttime to visit the park is during the hot summers. However, one must dothe lodge booking well in advance.The park is one of the largest habitat centers in the entire Nevadaand the park has a lot of flora and fauna. There is an elevation rangeof 600 to 4,000 meters and has almost five kinds of vegetation zones,which are oak woodland, lower and upper montane, subalpine and alpine.More than 20% of the plantation can be found within the national park.The park also has huge rocks that are more than 10 million years old.