Boulders, Yosemite National Park

A glacier sculpted the 92-million-year-old bedrock here and left the boulders, at Olmsted Point in Yosemite National Park, plucked from a nearby mountain, when it retreated.  Photographer Fritz Hoffmann

Yosemite National Park map



Yosemite National Park is a United States National Park spanning eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties in east central California, United States. The park covers an area of 761,268 acres (3,080.74 km2) and reaches across the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain.Over 3.7 million people visit Yosemite each year: most spend their time in the seven square miles (18 km2) of Yosemite Valley.

Yosemite National Park