Yosemite National Park | Yosemite Valley is one of glacial in Yosemite National Park . Precisely in the west of the Sierra Nevada of California . Valley of the Yosemite Valley has a length of about 8 miles ( 13 km ) . Yosemite Valley is surrounded by high granite peaks such as Half Dome and El Capitan . Yosemite Valley is surrounded by dense forest with pine trees .
At Valley Yosemite Valley is drained by the Merced River . The waterfall is there is a waterfall Tenaya , Illilouette , Yosemite and Bridalveil . One of the waterfalls there is Yosemite Falls , which is the highest waterfall in North America . Yosemite Falls are a big attraction , especially in the spring when the water flow is at its peak Valley of the Yosemite Valley can be entered through the streets to the west and past the famous Tunnel View entry .