Bridalveil Fall


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Bri·dal·veil Fall

 (brīd′l-vāl′)
A waterfall, 189 m (620 ft) high, in Yosemite National Park in east-central California.
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LOS ANGELES: City National Bank pledged $100,000 for the historic restoration project for Bridalveil Fall, a California icon and one of the most important landmarks in Yosemite National Park.
The building of a paved road system and the 1933 opening of the Wawona Tunnel created easy access to Yosemite Valley and the park's most iconic features--Half Dome, El Capitan, Yosemite Falls, Glacier Point, Bridalveil Fall. This majestic and miraculous swath makes up less than 1 percent of the park's 1,168 square miles but acts as a temporary home to more than 4 million annual visitors.
A watercolor of Bridalveil Fall offers an illustration of this approach (Fig.
Of Bridalveil Fall he writes, "This elegant, 620-foot waterfall is one of Yosemite Valley's most popular sights.
THE RECESSION OF the Yosemite Valley from state to federal control in 1906 consolidated the Yosemite National Park that visitors enjoy today--complete with such star attractions as Bridalveil Fall, Inspiration Point, and the incomparable Half Dome.
LOS ANGELES: City National Bank, America's Premier Private and Business Bank(r), announced today that it has pledged $100,000 for the historic restoration project for Bridalveil Fall, a California icon and one of the most important landmarks in Yosemite National Park.
The Bridalveil Trail is an easy half-mile walk which runs to the base of the 620ft Bridalveil Fall - the first waterfall seen on entering Yosemite Valley.
Even in summer, even on a weekend in summer, when every trailhead along Tioga Road has collected a fringe of cars and the Valley is one massive RV rally and let's not think about the wait for a parking space at Bridalveil Fall or Glacier Point ...
Bridalveil Fail, under whose spray the Mariposa Battalion camped, had been called Pohono by the Miwok, meaning "a potent wind." At Bridalveil Fall that cold March night in 1851, the 50 or so men built a campfire and sat around it arguing about what to name the valley they had just marched into.
The Valley Loop Trail, a 13-mile footpath with views of Upper Yosemite Fall and Bridalveil Fall, rings the western part of Yosemite Valley--and almost no one hikes it.
There's the two-tier, 2,425-foot Yosemite Falls itself, one of the tallest in the world; Bridalveil Fall, a pure, snowy white cascade; plus Vernal and Nevada Falls, which can be seen close up on the popular (and strenuous) 1.5-mile Mist Trail.