Yosemite Valley Waterfalls
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Yosemite Valley Waterfalls are densely packed in the incomparable valley, especially during the Spring thaw. I presume it must have one of the highest concentrations of major waterfalls in the world. Come here in the Spring and you'll be spotting waterfalls left and right. Before you think you've seen them all, down comes another one! Of course, I'll try to highlight some of the more consistent performers in this well-touristed section of the park. A couple of them have made appearances on at least one of our Top 10 Lists such as our Top 10 Waterfalls of the USA List
and our Top 10 Waterfalls of the World List
In addition to world famous waterfalls such as Yosemite Falls
and Bridalveil Fall
, the valley also features the tiered Sentinel Falls
, the streaky Royal Arch Cascades
, the ephemeral Horsetail Falls
(a favorite with photographers), and the towering Ribbon Falls
, among others.
Combine the waterfalls with memorable granite features such as El Capitan
, Sentinel Rock, the Royal Arches, and Half Dome
(which sits conspicuously towards the head of the valley) and it's no wonder why this Yosemite Valley has been referred to as the "Incomparable Valley."
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