Greetings from Yosemite National Park

I worked as a National Park Service seasonal interpretation ranger for nine seasons at nine different parks (1998, 2001, 2003, 2005-2010). I have so many memories that I will cherish the rest of my life, but I think my greatest memories are of sharing Yosemite National Park with my mom back in 2009. I took her all over the park–Wawona and the Big Trees, the Valley, and Tuolumne. Seeing her wonder and awe rekindled mine at a time when I really needed it and we both now have Yosemite in our souls.. The photo is of my mom sitting on the bank of the Tuolumne River in the Meadows. It is one of my favorites of her.

Sincerely,
Keri

Yosemite National Park

With its sculpted granite rock formations, its towering ancient sequoia trees, and its spectacular waterfalls, it's no wonder Yosemite is one of the most celebrated national parks in the world. Emerging from the park’s famous Tunnel View is a transformative experience, showcasing the jaw-dropping, iconic sight of El Capitan rising from the valley floor with Bridalveil Falls plummeting from the rock and Half Dome shining in the background. The park also features meadows and streams, historic buildings, and vast wilderness.

State(s): California

Established: 1890

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