What year was Yosemite National Park declared a World Heritage Site?
Yosemite, the world’s first national park, was designated as such in 1906 and as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984.Oct 7, 2009
Yosemite National Park is in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. It’s famed for its giant, ancient sequoia trees, and for Tunnel View, the iconic vista of towering Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome. In Yosemite Village are shops, restaurants, lodging, the Yosemite Museum and the Ansel Adams Gallery, with prints of the photographer’s renowned black-and-white landscapes of the area.
Address: California, United States
Area: 3,027 km²
Established: October 1, 1890
Phone: +1 209-372-0200
Management: National Park Service