Blog Post Jennifer Errick May 18, 2012

Hi-Def Yosemite Webcam the Latest Online Glimpse into the National Parks

Webcams give viewers live glimpses into of some of America's most spectacular places. Check out these scenes from national parks around the country.

Computers and mobile devices around the world were roaring with the beauty of waterfalls this week as officials at Yosemite National Park announced  a new webcam at the park, giving users a view of the spectacular Upper Yosemite Falls — the tallest waterfall in North America, rising 2,425 feet from the valley floor. The webcam updates every 30 seconds with live images of the falls, which are particularly active this time of year from the spring snowmelt. The park’s other webcams of Half Dome, El Capitan and the High Sierra can also be viewed from the main Yosemite webcam page.

There are many webcams throughout the park system that give live glimpses into of some of America’s most spectacular places. Check out some of these neat views around the country:

Though the image quality varies from park to park, it’s hard to beat getting free glimpses into beautiful places.

About the author

  • Jennifer Errick Managing Editor of Online Communications

    Jennifer co-produces NPCA's podcast, The Secret Lives of Parks, and writes and edits a wide variety of online content. She has won multiple awards for her audio storytelling.