Yosemite National Park was created in 1890 by Gallon Clark, Abraham Lincoln, and John Moore were the founders of Yosemite. John Muir was the biggest part in making Yosemite a National Park making sure they made it a National Park.
The Half Dome is a major part of Yosemite because it reflects of Mirror Lake. It is 8,839 feet high. It is called the Half Dome because is only goes up high on one side. Between 2013 through 2014 175,095 hikers have climbed in Yosemite. Many climb the Half Dome.
Mirror Lake is the most attracted lake in Yosemite. Mostly because it has the Half Dome reflecting of the water. This lake is 48 feet deep. Although it is a major tourist attraction you cannot swim in Mirror Lake. The Park will only let you get close enough so you can see the reflection of the Half Dome.
People visit Yosemite National Park to see the wildlife. wilderness, streams and mountains. There are 400 animal species including black bear, mule deer, foxes and many more can be found in Yosemite's wilderness. 4 million people visit Yosemite every year.
Bridalveil Falls is a 620 foot waterfall. The tallest waterfall in north american is Yosemite Falls at 2,425 feet. These two waterfalls are the major tourism sites of Yosemite.