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Yosemite's 13 Must-See Attractions

Spanning an amazing 761,000 acres, Yosemite National Park is an outdoors lover’s dream. Discover the best overlooks, rock-climbing mountains, day-hike trails and trees -- more than 3,000 years old!

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El Capitan

Rock climbers will find few vertical rock formations as challenging as El Capitan (left, background). At one time “El Cap,” which stretches roughly 3,000 feet from base to top, was considered impossible to climb. Today, the most popular route to tackle is The Nose, which follows the rock’s huge projecting front.

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