El Capitan, Yosemite National Park, California
Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California 95389| Map |
El Capitan is a vertical rock formation in Yosemite National Park, located on the north side of Yosemite Valley, near its western end. The granite monolith extends about 3,000 feet (910 m) from base to summit along its tallest face, and is one of the world's favorite challenges for rock climbers.
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Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
El Capitan is for experienced hikers only; however, families with kids can pull up a chair and watch the climbers from the safety of the valley floor.
Address: Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California 95389| Map
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