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Make the most of your time in Yosemite. Whether you’re planning your first visit or have made countless trips to the park, our programs will help you experience this remarkable place in a meaningful, memorable way.

“As a first-time visitor, I gained so much knowledge about the park. This experience gave me a renewed appreciation for our national parks.”

Lanny McOmber

Outdoor Adventure participant

Connect with your park through art and theater, explore with an expert guide, plan a wilderness trip, or join us as a volunteer. However you choose to participate in our programs, you’ll be giving back to Yosemite! Proceeds from all these activities help support the park.


Create a timeless memento of your Yosemite trip at Happy Isles Art and Nature Center.

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Upcoming Events

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Custom Adventures

Design a guided Yosemite experience to fit your itinerary and interests.
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2020
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Deepen your connection to Yosemite by donating your time and talents to help the park.
01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
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Winter Wonder: Tuolumne Grove and Crane Flat

Join a Yosemite expert for an educational winter experience in the beautiful and quiet northwestern part of the park. Depending
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Yosemite Valley Winter Exploration

Yosemite Valley
Experience the magic and majesty of winter in Yosemite Valley on a hike or snowshoe (depending on conditions). We’ll wander
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Snowshoe Yosemite: Valley Views from Dewey Point – Trip 3

Glacier Point
Winter in Yosemite means quiet days, glittering peaks, and… snowshoe season! Join us for a guided snowshoe to Dewey Point,
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Yosemite Field School: Leave No Trace Trainer Backpack

Yosemite Valley
Join us to learn about the unintended but significant impacts humans can have on parks and public lands — and
03/26/2020 - 03/27/2020
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by Yosemite Conservancy/Keith Walklet
by Yosemite Conservancy/Keith Walklet
by Yosemite Conservancy/Keith Walklet


What makes our Yosemite programs worthwhile? Here’s what past participants have to say:

July 24, 2019
Testimonial 1
“I volunteer to give back for all I’ve received from Yosemite. With the Conservancy, I can enhance the experience of all people, both now and in the future, who come to enjoy Yosemite’s magnificence.” — Steven Matros, Yosemite Conservancy volunteer

Steven Matros

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August 6, 2019
Testimonial 2
“We appreciate the incredible knowledge and insights that a Yosemite Conservancy guide provides during an Outdoor Adventure. It allows us to enjoy a much richer experience in Yosemite!

Clark Black

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August 6, 2019
Testimonial 3
“I learned so much and came away inspired and invigorated. ... This art workshop was filled with creativity and tons of new learnings!”

Jessica Ansberry

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