The view from Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park is one of the most spectacular in the world. From the lookout point, over 3,200 metres above sea level, visitors can see Yosemite Valley, Half Dome and the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The park, which was established in 1890, is one of the first in the United States and is now a World Heritage Site. It is renowned for its granite cliffs, waterfalls, oak and pine forests, and meadows. Visitors can enjoy hiking, camping, fishing, rock climbing and skiing in the park.