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Some facts about Yosemite National Park are that it was established on Oct. 1, 1890, by President Benjamin Harrison, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site, it encompasses 747,956 acres of land, and it has more than 800 mile... More »

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Yosemite National Park is in the mountainous region of the Sierra Nevada in California. The park covers nearly 1,200 square miles. It is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, however some areas are inaccessible due to sn... More »

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Yosemite National Park has four sister parks: China's Huangshan and Jiuzhaigou national parks, Chile's Torres del Paine National Park and Germany's Berchtesgaden National Park. Like Yosemite, all of these parks have moun... More »

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