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Yosemite National Park - 2006

Yosemite National ParkYosemite National Park, California (84-cent international letter rate)

This international rate stamp in the Scenic American Landscapes series features a photograph of the Gates of the Valley in Yosemite National Park, taken by Galen Rowell of Emeryville, Calif. Text on the stamp reads, "Yosemite National Park, California."

Established on October 1, 1890, the park consists of 747,956 acres in the Sierra Nevada. With the impressive Yosemite Valley as its centerpiece, the park includes a breathtaking range of geographical features, such as waterfalls, lakes, glaciers, expansive meadows, groves of giant sequoias and granite monoliths such as El Capitan and Half Dome.

Each year nearly four million people enjoy the spectacular sights of Yosemite. Approximately 800 miles of marked trails can be found in the park. Nearly 95 percent of Yosemite has been designated wilderness
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