Please note that while Yosemite remains open during the federal government shutdown, services and facilities are very limited, and certain areas of the park are closed. For more information, please refer to the National Park Service and the Department of the Interior: visit and

As the impact of the government shutdown continues to be felt, Yosemite Conservancy remains committed to supporting Yosemite National Park.

Click here for more information on the availability of Yosemite Conservancy programs and services during the shutdown.

El Capitan

El Capitan

The granite formation to the left of Half Dome is El Capitan. This vertical rock formation extends about 3,000 feet (900 meters) from base to summit along its tallest face. View a timelapse of the webcams.

Yosemite webcams are maintained through the generous support of Yosemite Conservancy donors. Help support these webcams and provide for the future of Yosemite by donating today. Your gift helps preserve and protect Yosemite for visitors today and for generations to come.  


Volunteers assist with restoration work in Yosemite Valley.
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Webcams and Videos

Yosemite Falls

Half Dome

High Sierra