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Views of Yosemite Falls, Half Dome, High Sierra and El Capitan Showcase Nature’s Power and Beauty

Yosemite National Park, January 13, 2017 — As California’s stormy week unfolds, the dramatic impact in Yosemite National Park can be seen on Yosemite Conservancy’s webcams with massive waterfall flows, snowcapped High Sierra peaks and Yosemite Valley cloaked in a glistening winter coat. The webcams are at

“The raw power, beauty and magnificence of nature in Yosemite is a sight to behold,” said Yosemite Conservancy President Frank Dean. “Thanks to the generosity of donors, the webcams bring images of Yosemite to inspire you wherever you are and help you stay connected to the park through all seasons.”

Viewers can see Yosemite Falls streamed live, which is one of the tallest waterfalls in North America, with a total drop of 2,424 feet. Other views upload every 30 seconds, including Yosemite’s high country showing Half Dome and Clouds Rest, Half Dome from Ahwahnee Meadow, and El Capitan’s 3,000 foot high vertical rock formation. The webcams are maintained through support of Yosemite Conservancy donors.

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About Yosemite Conservancy
Through the support of donors, Yosemite Conservancy provides grants and support to Yosemite National Park to help preserve and protect Yosemite today and for future generations. Work funded by the Conservancy is visible throughout the park, in trail rehabilitation, wildlife protection and habitat restoration. The Conservancy is also dedicated to enhancing the visitor experience and providing a deeper connection to the park through outdoor programs, volunteering, wilderness services and its bookstores. Thanks to dedicated supporters, the Conservancy has provided more than $113 million in grants to Yosemite National Park. Learn more at or call 415-434-1782.

Editorial Usage: Use of webcam images is granted only if (a) the images are unaltered (i.e. not cropped or otherwise modified); (b) the Yosemite Conservancy logo is visible in the lower left corner of each image; and (c) the images are accompanied by the following credit: Webcam by Yosemite Conservancy at

Contacts: Peter Bartelme, Yosemite Conservancy, 415-664-1503, and Jennifer Miller, Yosemite Conservancy, 415-434-1782,

Images: For an image to use with this press release, please refer to the “Recent Press Releases” section of Yosemite Conservancy’s online image gallery.