Experience Yosemite with us

What makes Conservancy adventures stand out? We’ve been partnering with the park to offer high-quality programs for decades. Our guides are Sierra Nevada experts dedicated to providing top-notch Yosemite experiences.

Click below to view the full lineup of 2023 Outdoor Adventures. As with all Conservancy programs, your participation helps support important work in Yosemite.

2023 Schedule

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about what to expect from a Conservancy adventure, including answers to common questions, information on our cancellation policy, and more details about difficulty ratings — we call them Experience Levels. As with all Conservancy programs, your participation in our Outdoor and Custom Adventures helps support Yosemite.

FAQs

Upcoming Events

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Day Hikes: Forgotten Tales of Yosemite’s History

Yosemite Valley
Program Overview: Over three days we’ll share the multicultural background that contributed to the development of Yosemite National Park. The
09/29/2023 - 10/01/2023
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Day Hike: Yosemite Leave No Trace Trainer

Yosemite Valley
Program Overview: The Leave No Trace (LNT) principles encourages everyone to enjoy the outdoors responsibly and ensure the long-term health
10/20/2023 - 10/21/2023
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Day Hike: Day of the Woodpecker

Yosemite Valley
Program Overview: Did you know there are more species of woodpeckers in Yosemite than in any comparable area in the
10/28/2023
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Guides

Meet the people who lead our adventures. When you sign up for an Outdoor or Custom Adventure, you’ll get to explore the park with knowledgeable naturalists and rangers who love sharing their passion for Yosemite.

by Josh Helling
Enjoy nights under the stars on backpacking trips.
by Jenna Moynier
Experience Yosemite's winter magic on a guided snowshoe hike.
by Yosemite Conservancy/Keith Walklet
Learn to capture Yosemite's beauty on camera with guidance from professional photographers.

Testimonials

See what past participants have to say about their Outdoor Adventure experiences.

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August 7, 2019
Outdoor Adventures 1 – Yaitza Green
“This was my first time visiting Yosemite. Being able to be part of a hiking group, have a guide and, on top of that, learn some good history was like a dream come true. This program was amazing!”

Yaitza Green

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October 13, 2020
Melinda Weir – Outdoor Adventures
“The Outdoor Adventures program was invaluable. As a professional photographer, I appreciated the guide’s knowledge of amazing locations I wouldn’t have found otherwise.”

Melinda Weir

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August 7, 2019
Outdoor Adventures 3
“The perfectly paced snowshoe hike was good for all the different fitness levels within the group. Our guide, Dick, had awesome stories and was incredibly knowledgeable and entertaining.”

Ellen Crocker

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