From Los Angeles one takes the 5, then the 132, and then the 120 which will get one into the park.
The water at the Merced River is very cold at this time since it is the melted snow from the mountains which runs freely in the river banks.
Students water-rafting in the Merced River at Yosemite National Park. This shot was taken on April 16, 2009, handheld. Focal length: 55 mm F/11 Exposure Time: 1/250 sec