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Tunnel View is a scenic lookout point situated in Yosemite National Park in California. It is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to this part of the US. The viewpoint provides incredible panoramic views of some of Yosemite’s most iconic landmarks, including El Capitan, Half Dome, and Bridalveil Falls.

Visitors to Tunnel View can expect to be awed by the natural beauty of Yosemite National Park. The viewpoint is located at an elevation of approximately 4,500 feet and offers a stunning vantage point to take in the grandeur of the park’s magnificent scenery. The view is particularly breathtaking at sunrise or sunset when the sun casts its rays across the valley, adding a magical glow to the landscape.

The Tunnel View is easily accessible, and there are ample parking facilities nearby. Visitors can spend as much time as they want at the viewpoint and take in the beauty of Yosemite’s natural wonder. The lookout is suitable for visitors of all ages, and there are no admission fees to access the viewpoint.

One of the unique things about Tunnel View is that it offers visitors a glimpse of some of the most incredible rock formations in Yosemite National Park. For instance, visitors can see the world-renowned granite monoliths, Half Dome, and El Capitan, which are popular among rock climbers.

In conclusion, Tunnel View is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Yosemite National Park. Visitors can expect to be awe-inspired by the scenic beauty of the park, witness some of the most iconic landmarks, and take in breathtaking views of natural wonders. Whether you're an adventurer or nature lover, this viewpoint has something for everyone.

Red Flag Warning
Until 2024-07-13T14:00:00-07:00 National Weather Service
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH UPGRADED TO RED FLAG WARNING... .A Fire Weather Watch for Fire Weather Zone 597, which is mainly for the Tejon Pass area along I-5 and the high elevation communities of Pine Mountain Club and Frazier Park has been upgraded to a Red Flag Warning. Otherwise the Red Flag Warning continues for 592<595 until Sunday at 9 PM. * AFFECTED AREA...Southern Sierra Nevada from Kern County through Yosemite National Park. * OUTFLOW WINDS...Erratic wind gusts 40 to 50 mph in thunderstorm outflow. * HUMIDITY...Minimum daytime humidity levels as 15% or less. * THUNDERSTORMS...20-30% chance of thunderstorms - including dry lightning - each afternoon from Friday through Sunday. Less than a 10% chance of wetting rain with these storms. Thunderstorm potential is the greatest in the afternoon and evening on Saturday and Sunday * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly due to dry fuels. Outdoor burning is not recommended. * HIGHEST THREAT...Dry thunderstorms can ignite fire and create wind gust favorable for rapid fire spread.

July 13, 2024







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