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Sierras

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  • The longest mountain range on the West Coast
  • Home to Mt. Whitney, the tallest mountain in the contiguous U.S.
  • Contains 4 national parks

Photo: Glen Aulin Trail, Yosemite National Park

Where To Go in the Sierras

Sierra Parks

Devil’s Postpile National Monument: This unique structure is located just outside Mammoth Lakes and the park contains beautiful rivers, waterfalls, and lakes. Read more.

Eastern Sierras: The east side of the mountains has some of the most beautiful views of the peaks and access to an abundance of lakes, rivers, and outdoor adventures. Read more.

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks: These sister parks preserve some of the largest trees in the country and some of the most beautiful spots in the Sierra Nevadas. Read more.

Yosemite National Park: Centered around the gorgeous Yosemite Valley, this park contains tall waterfalls, alpine lakes, and beautifully shaped mountains. Read more.

 

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