Yosemite National Park: The Beauty and the Danger

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Yosemite is one of the largest national parks in the country. It spans about 1,200 square miles, making it about the same size as the State of Rhode Island.

More than 4 million visitors every year come to the California park to enjoy the natural beauty and wildlife.

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