Yosemite CA header 2014

California - Visiting Yosemite

(Header image is taken from our "Gates of the Valley" picture located further down on this page).

We've been to Yosemite more times than we can count. Here are some of our favorite pictures from those trips.

Half Dome, Yosemite, CA

Half Dome, Yosemite, Ca.

 

View of Half Dome, Yosemite, CA

View of Half Dome, Yosemite, CA

 

Half Dome View Marker - full marker

Half Dome View Marker

 

Half Dome View Marker

Half Dome Marker

 

Faces of Half Dome

Faces of Half Dome

 

Half Dome valley and Bridalveil Falls

Half Dome Valley floor Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite CA 2014

 

Cascade Creek, Yosemite CA

Cascade Creek, Yosemite, CA

 

Cascade Creek Photo

Cascade Creek Yosemite

 

Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite, CA

Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite CA Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite CA

 

Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite, CA

Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite CA

 

Bridalveil falls runoff

Bridlveil Falls runoff, Yosemite CA

 

El Capitan and Horsetail Falls, Yosemite CA

El Capitan, Yosemite, CA Ribbon Falls, Yosemite, CA

 

El Capitan, Yosemite CA

El Capitan, Yosemite, CA

 

El Capitan and Ribbon Falls, Yosemite, CA

El Capitain, Yosemite, CA

 

Yosemite Falls, Yosemite, CA

Yosemite Upper and Lower Falls

 

Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls

Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls

 

Rainbow at the falls.

Rainbow at the falls

 

Upper Yosemite Falls, Yosemite, CA.

Upper Yosemite Falls, Yosemite CA

 

Upper Yosemite Falls, Yosemite, CA

Upper Yosemite Falls, Yosemite, CA Upper Yosemite Falls, Yosemite, CA

 

Sentinel Meadow viewing Upper Yosemite Falls

John & Virginia at Sentinel Meadow, Yosemite, CA

 

Upper Yosemite Falls

Upper Yosemite Falls

 

Yosemite CA, Upper Falls with Merced River in foreground on the left.

Yosemite Falls, CA Upper Yosemite Falls

 

Upper Yosemite Falls and Merced River

Upper Yosemite Falls and Merced River

 

Sentinel Meadow, Yosemite, CA

Sentinel Meadow, Yosemite, CA

 

Sentinel Meadow, wide angle, Yosemite CA

Sentinel Meadow

 

Sentinel Meadow, Wide Angle to the left, Yosemite CA

Yosemite Ca

 

Upper Yosemite Falls from Sentinel Meadows

Sentinel Meadows view of Upper Yosemite Falls

 

Upper and Lower YosemiteFalls

Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls with John and Virginia

 

Yosemite falls

Yosemite Falls, Yosemite CA

 

Yosemite sunrise

Yosemite

 

Early morning Yosemite mist

Yosemite early morning mist

 

Sequoias at Yosemite

Sequoias at Yosemite

 

Shoe Rock at Yosemite with JR in the background.

Shoe Rock at Yosemite

 

John and Virginia at Mirror Lake

John and Virginia Rudzinskas at Mirror Lake, Yosemite CA 2016

 

John on the trail to Mirror Lake at Yosemite

John on trail to Mirror Lake, Yosemite

 

Moss covered granite boulder

Granite boulder, Yosemite Ca

 

Bigfoot moss covered tree on the trail to Mirror Lake, Yosemite CA

Bigfoot moss covered tree in Yosemite

 

The grandeur of Yosemite

The grandeur of Yosemite

 

The leaf and moss covered rock

Leaf and moss covered rock

 

Following Tenaya Creek to Mirror Lake, Yosemite

Tenaya Creek to Mirror Lake Yosemite

 

Granite walled area of trail going to Mirror Lake

Granite walled trail to Mirror Lake

 

Granite boulder lined trail to Mirror Lake

Granite boulder lined trail to mirror lake

 

Walk to Mirror Lake

Walk to Mirror Lake

 

Rapids on Mirror Lake

Rapids on Mirror Lake

 

Rocks in Mirror Lake

Rock in Mirror Lake

 

Mirror Lake reflection of granite cliff

Reflections in Mirror Lake

 

Mirror Lake

Mirror Lake

 

Rock and rapids at Mirror Lake in Yosemite

Rock and rapids at Mirror Lake in Yosemite

 

Housekeepiing Camp area of Merced River

Merced River at Houskeeping Camp, Yosemite CA

 

Mist on trees from rain last night at Merced River, Yosemite

Mist on Merced River, Yosemite CA

 

Warm day, night rain, cold morning mist on trees at the Merced River with bridge in the background.

Merced River and Half Dome with Mist on trees

 

Misty trees at Yosemite

The misty tree on the Merced River in Yosemite CA

 

Misty trees at Yosemite

Misty trees at Yosemite and Merced River, CA

 

Bridge at Housekeeping Camp, Yosemite CA 2016

Bridge at Housekeeping Camp, Yosemite CA

 

Housekeeping Camp, Yosemite, CA 2014

Housekeeping Camp, Yosemite CA

 

Merced River, right out front of campsite 2014.

Merced River at Houskeeping Camp, Yosemite CA

 

Walking from Housekeeping Camp to the Ahwahnee

Walking to Ahwanee, Yosemite

 

Trees in the meadow at Yosemite

Yosemite, CA

 

Mirror Lake rock and rapids, Yosemite Ca

 

Cooks Meadow, Yosemite CA

Cooks Meadow, Yosemite CA

 

Virginia at Cooks Meadow

Virginia at Cooks Meadow, Yosemite CA

 

Merced River, morning mist at Yosemite

Morning mist on Merced River at Yosemite CA

 

 

 

Village Store, Yosemite, CA

Village Store, Yosemite, CA

 

Cathedral Rocks and Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite, CA on the left. Bridalveil Falls on the right.

Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite, CA Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite, CA

 

John & Virginia at the falls

Yosemite Falls

 

Gates of the Valley, showing Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite, CA

Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite, CA

 

Closeup of Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite, CA

Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite, CA

 

Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite, CA

Bridalveil falls, Yosemite, CA

 

Closeup of Bridalveil Falls from Tunnel View, a little different angle, Yosemite, CA

Bridalveil Falls from Tunnel View

 

Bridalveil Falls area from Tunnel View, Yosemite CA

Bridalveil Falls From Tunnel View, Yosemite, CA

 

Wide view of the Bridalveil Falls area in Yosemite National Park

Tunnel View of the Valley, Yosemite, CA

 

Half Dome from Tunnel View, Yosemite

Half Dome from Tunnel View, Yosemite, CA

 

Half Dome from meadow near Ahwahnee

 

Bridalveil Falls from Tunnel View 2016

Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite Falls 2016

 

A couple more views of Bridalveil from different angles.

Bridalveil, Yosemite, CA Bridalveil Falls View

 

John at Tunnel View with his Nikon D810, 2016

John at Tunnel View, Yosemite CA

 

Tunnel View with El Capitain, Clouds Rest, Half Dome, Cathedral Rocks and Bridalveil Falls

Tunnel View, Yosemite

 

Tunnel View

Tunnel View

 

Bridalveil at its best in the spring.

Bridalveil in the spring, Yosemite, CA

 

Horsetail Falls, Yosemite CA

Horsetail Falls, Yosemite

 

 

Tunnel View Chipmunk

Chimpmunk at Tunnel View, Yosemite, Ca

 

Washburn Point, Yosemite, CA. Half Dome, Vernal and Nevada Falls are in picture on the right.

Washburn Point, Yosemite, CA Yosemite Ca, Washburn Point

 

Washburn Point Panoramic View with Vernal and Nevada Falls right before going on up to Glacier Point

Washburn Point, Yosemite CA

 

Picture on the left is of Washburn Point view of Half Dome. Picture on the right is a picture of Vernal Falls.

Washburn Point view of Half Dome Washburn Point view of Vernal Falls

 

Picture on the left is of Nevada Falls. Picture on the right is of Half Dome. Both pictures taken at Washburn Point.

Nevada Falls, Yosemite, CA Half Dome, Yosemite, CA

 

Wasburn Point picture of Half Dome on the left and Basket Dome on the right.

Washburn Point view of Northdome and Basket Dome

 

Washburn Point view of Half Dome

Washburn Point view of Half Dome

 

Washburn Point view of Vernal Falls

Vernal Falls, Yosemite, Ca

 

Washburn view of Nevada Falls Close up

Nevada Falls close up, Yosemite, CA

 

Nevada Falls view from Washburn Point, including a little more area around the falls.

Nevada Falls view from Washburn Point, Yosemite, CA

 

Washburn Point wide angle view of North Dome, Vernal Falls and Nevada Falls.

Nevada Falls area, Yosemite CA

 

Washburn Point view of Illouette Falls

Washburn Point View of Illouette Falls, Yosemite, CA

 

Glacier Point, Yosemite, CA

Washburn Point View of Illouette Falls, Yosemite, CA

 

Half Dome, Vernal and Nevada Falls from Glacier Point

Glacier Poiint, Yosemite, Ca

 

Glacier Point view of Nevada Falls on the left. Both Nevada and Vernal Falls in picture on the Right.

Nevada Falls, Yosemite, Ca Nevada and Vernal Falls, Yosemite, CA

 

Glacier Point view of Vernal Falls, Yosemite, CA on the left. Right side picture is of Half Dome from Galcier Point.

Glacier Point view of Vernal Falls, Yosemite, CA Glacier Point View of Half Dome

 

Glacier Point wide angle view of Vernal and Nevada Falls

Glacier Point view of Vernal and Nevada Falls

 

Glacier Point View of Ahwahnee Lodge, Yosemite, Ca (Be sure to do the short walk to this view!)

Ahwahnee Lodge, Yosemite, CA

 

Glacier Point view of Royal Arches, Washington Column, North Dome and Basket Dome

Glacier Point view Royal Arches, Washington Column, North Dome and Basket Dome, Yosemite, CA

 

Tunnel View with El Capitan and Half Dome

Tunnel View of El Capitan and Half Dome

 

The Story of Half Dome, Yosemite, CA

The Story of Half Dome

 

Half Dome

Half Dome, Yosemite, Ca

 

Half Dome from Sentinel Bridge and the Merced River

Half Dome and the Merced River

 

Half Dome form Sentinel Bridge, Yosemite, CA

Half Dome from Sentinel Bridge, Yosemite, CA

 

Half Dome from Sentinel Bridge on the Left. Housekeeping Camp and Merced River picture on the Right.

Half Dome from Sentinel Bridge, Yosemite, Ca Housekeeping Camp, Merced River, Yosemite, Ca

 

Deer at Housekeeping Camp

Deer at Housekeeping Camp

 

Yosemite Falls from the foot bridge by Housekeeping Camp, Yosemite, Ca

Yosemite Falls from Hosekeeping Camp area

 

The sun on Upper Yosemite Falls taken from footbridge by housekeeping camp.

Upper Yosemite Falls, Housekeeping Camp Area nature, yosemite

 

Housekeeping camp and Merced River located near our campsite.

Housekeeping Camp area by the Merced river

 

Footbridge, Merced River, Housekeeping Camp, Yosemite National Park, CA

Footbridge, Merced River, Housekeeping Camp, Yosemite CA

 

Yosemite Falls Trail Pictures, upper and lower falls.

Yosemite Falls Trail Yosemite Falls Trail

 

Yosemite Falls pictures

Yosemite Falls Trail Yosemite Falls

 

Yosemite Falls Picture of Upper and Lower Falls

Yosemite Falls

 

Mist from the falls

mist from the falls

 

"The Arrow", Yosemite Falls Trail

Yosemite Falls Trail Area

 

The Arrow, Yosemite Falls Trail

The Arrow, Yosemite Falls Trail

 

Yosemite Falls, The Arrow up close

The Arrow, Yosemite Falls Trail

 

The Arrow in the picture on the left and John Muir in the picture on the right.

The Arrow, Yosemite CA John Muir, Yosemite, CA

 

John Muir Plaque

John Muir, The Woodcutter, Plaque, Yosemite CA

 

Yosemite Falls Trail, Lower Falls from John Muir Homestead area.

Lower Falls, John Muir Homestead Area, Yosemite, Ca

 

John Muir Rock and Lower Falls as seen from the Yosemite Falls Trail

Lower Falls, Yosemite, CA Yosemite CA

 

Half Dome near Cooks Meadow

Half Dome near Cooks Meadow

 

Half Dome near Cooks Meadow wide angle

Half Dome near Cooks Meadow wide angle, Yosemite, CA

 

Yosemite Visitor's Center view of the falls

Yosemite Visitors Center view of the falls, Yosemite, CA

 

Half Dome from Housekeeping Camp

Half Dome, Yosemite CA

 

Gates of the Valley, El Capitan, Sentenel Rock, Cathedral Rocks, and Bridalveil Falls, Yousmite, CA

Gates of the Valley, Yosemite, CA

 

Another view of the Gates of the Valley.

Gates of the Valley, Yosemite, CA

 

Fern Spring, Yosemite CA

Fern Spring, Yosemite CA

 

Fern Spring, before Bridalveil turnoff at Yosemite

Fern Spring, Yosemite, CA

 

Bridalveil Falls in picture on the left. El Capitain in picture on the right.

Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite CA El Capitain, Yosemite CA

 

Bears in Yosemite

Bear in Yosemite, CA

 

Back of Bear in Yosemite

Big Bear in Yosemite

 

Bear bottom, Yosemite CA

Bear bottom in Yosemite

 

Picture of bear at Yosemite near Swinging Bridge Area

Bear in Yosemite near swinging bridge, Yosemite CA

 

Half Dome from Campsite in Yosemite, CA

Half Dome, Yosemite, CA

 

View from Ahwahnee area, Yosemite, CA

View from Ahwahnee, Yosemite CA

 

Trees in morning light, Ahwahnee area, Yosemite on left. Half Dome morning shot on right.

View from Ahwahnee, Yosemite CA Half Dome, Yosemite

 

Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite (Now known as the Majestic Yosemite Hotel as of 2016)

The Majestic Yosemite Hotel aka the Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite CA

 

Dogwoods at Yosemite

Dogwoods at Yosemite

 

Close ups of Dogwood blossoms at Yosemite

Dogwood blossoms at Yosemite

 

More dogwoods,

 

Dogwoods, Yosemite, CA Dogwoods, Yosemite CA

 

View from Ahwahnee towards Yosemite Falls

The Falls from Ahwahnee area Yosemite, CA

 

Tree bark by Ahwahnee where deer are grazing

Tree roots, Yosemite CA

 

Deer grazing near Ahwahnee

Deer grazing near Ahwahnee, Yosemite, CA

 

Some shots of El Capitan, Yosemite, CA

El Capitan, Yosemite CA

 

El Capitan, Yosemite, CA

El Capitan, Yosemite, Ca El Capitan, Yosemite, Ca

 

Gates of the Valley view over the Merced River

Gates of the Valley view over the Merced River, Yosemite, CA

 

Leaving the Valley Floor, Face of Half Dome...

Leaving the Valley Floor, Face of Half Dome, Yosemite, CA

 

Leaving the valley floor

Leaving the Valley Floor, Yosemite, CA

 

Tioga Pass Road Spring Water, Yosemite, CA

Tioga Pass Road Spriing Water, Yosemite, CA

 

Tioga Pass Road, Yosemite, CA

Tioga Pass Road, Yosemite, Ca

 

Clouds Rest, Yosemite, CA

Clouds Rest, off Tioga Pass Road, Yosemite, CA

 

Tioga Pass Road, Olmstead Point, Plaque

Tioga Pass Road, Olmstead Point, Half Dome Plaque, Yosemite, Ca

 

Olmstead Point view of Half Dome

Olmstead Point view of Half Dome, Yosemite, CA

 

Olmstead Point, Close up of Half Dome

Olmstead Point close up of Half Dome

 

Olmstead Point view off Tioga Pass Road

Olmstead Point view off Tioga Pass Road, Yosemite, CA

 

Yellow Belly Marmot, Olmstead Point, Yosemite, CA

Yellow Belly Marmot, Olmstead Point, Yosemite, CA

 

Olmstead Point views, Yosemite, CA

Olmstead Point, Yosemite, CA Olmstead Point, Yosemite, CA

 

Tenaya Lake

Tenaya Lake sign, Yosemite, CA

 

Tenaya Lake, Olmstead Point area, Yosemite, Ca

Olmstead Point, Yosemite, CA Tanaya Lake, Yosemite, CA

 

Tenaya Like off Tioga Pass Road, Yosemite, CA

Tenaya Lake, Yosemite CA

 

Cathedral Point, Yosemite, CA

Cathedral Point, Yosemite, CA

 

Cathedral Point Area, Yosemite, Ca.

Cathedral Point area, Yosemite, CA

 

Tioga Pass Road, Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite, CA

Tuolume Meadows off Tioga Pass Road, Yosemite, CA

 

Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite, CA

Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite CA at end of winter

 

Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite Ca at end of winter

Tuolumne Meadows at end of winter, Yosemite, CA

 

Tuolumne Meadows snowpack melting.

Tuolumne Meadows snowpack melting.

 

Lambert Dome, Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite, CA

Tuolumne Meadows campground area where we went to lunch

 

Tuolumne Meadows campground area where we had lunch.

Tuolumne Meadows walk to lunch in campground area

 

View from where we ate lunch.

Tuolumne Meadows Campground Area where we had lunch

 

Tuolumne Meadows campground area.

Yosemite CA Campground area, Yosemite, CA

 

The walk back to the road from lunch.

Tuolumne Meadows campground area