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Credits

Four seasons in Yosemite: Credits

Photography: Mark Boster Web development: Sean Connelley, Stephanie Ferrell, Alan Hagman, Jason La and Michael McGehee Lead photo editor: Kathy Pyon Photo editor: Calvin Hom Video: Don Kelsen Graphics: Tia Lai & Les Dunseith Series editor: Mary Forgione Copy editor: Ruthanne Salido

The Ultimate Guide to Yosemite

Witness to rebirth in Yosemite during spring

Witness to rebirth in Yosemite during spring

Spring in Yosemite unfolds like the complex opening movement of a symphony that becomes increasingly frenzied. Fortunately, the conductor has done this for an eternity, so there are no false notes.

Total size:
747,956 acres
(about the size of Rhode Island)
1,169 square miles
Trails
800 miles
Paved roads
214 miles
Meadows
36,620 acres
Visitors in 2009
3,866,970
Getting there Go north on Interstate 5, over the Grapevine and connect with Highway 99. It's a straight shot up past groves of fruit trees, miles of...
What to bring Your sense of humor and intelligence. Most people forget there are more than 3 million visitors to Yosemite National Park each year.
Photography tips Don't stop shooting just because it gets dark. Bring a flashlight, a tripod and your patience for long exposures that create dreamy...

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