Yosemite National Park embraces one of the world's most outstanding concentrations of spectacular mountain-and-valley scenery. Its Sierran setting harbors a grand collection of high waterfalls and forests that include groves of giant sequoias, the world's largest living things. Part 1 of this handbook briefly introduces the park and it's early champion, John Muir. Part 2 explores the park's natural and cultural history. Part 3 presents concise travel guide and reference materials, including a full-color map of the park.