All the major attractions are here, from Yosemite's famous Half Dome to the Rubicon trail. All the major attractions are here, from Yosemite's famous Half Dome to the Rubicon trail. The 15-mile round trip is mostly straight up and down with 5,206 feet elevation gain. The 360-degree panorama from the top is breathtaking, although it's not for the weak of stomachs or faint of heart. To access the Yosemite Trail, you will need a permit for a day and reservations in order to enter the park.
There are many studies that have shown the benefits of spending time outdoors for your health. Even a 30-minute walk around the neighborhood can make a massive difference to your overall health. With people of all ages spending more time on their smartphones and tablets, it is even more critical that they make time to enjoy the outdoors.