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.

  • Custom Adventures: Design a personalized guided outing in the park.
  • Outdoor Adventures: Join us for a group adventure. Scroll down to browse all upcoming programs! Our full list of 2022 adventure programs will be available by December 1, 2021.
  • Naturalist Walks: These one- to two-hour, naturalist-led programs take place Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays in Yosemite Valley, through November 30, 2021. Current offerings include Night Skies, Stagecoach Stories, A Stroll Through Time and our Sunset Walk.
  • Adventure Gift Cards: Give the gift of adventure! Our gift cards are available in any amount and can be redeemed for Custom Adventures and scheduled Outdoor Adventures.
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

COVID-19 safety procedures

As always, we’re committed to ensuring the health and safety of our adventure participants and instructors. For all adventure programs, we’re implementing strict safety measures that align with the latest federal, state and local guidelines. At this time, we anticipate that these policies and procedures will remain in place through 2021. If you’re considering joining one of our adventure programs, please read the following information carefully:

COVID-19 Procedures

Upcoming Events

 

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Yosemite Campfire Stories

Yosemite Valley
Heartwarming Stories by a Warm Campfire Heading to Yosemite next holiday season? Add a Yosemite Conservancy campfire program to your
12/24/2021 6:30 pm
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Full Moon Snowshoe Hike #1

Badger Pass
Program Overview: Join us to experience the peaceful beauty of winter in Yosemite’s high country. You’ll be guided on snowshoe
01/17/2022
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Winter Hike in Yosemite Valley #1

Yosemite Valley
Program Overview: Experience the peaceful beauty of winter in Yosemite Valley. Depending on conditions, you’ll either hike or snowshoe along
01/22/2022
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Dewey Point Snowshoe Trek

Glacier Point Road
Winter in Yosemite means quiet days, glittering peaks and snowshoe season! Join us for a guided snowshoe walk to Dewey
01/29/2022
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Winter Hike in Mariposa Grove #1

Mariposa Grove
Program Overview: Join a Yosemite naturalist for a guided winter experience in one of the world’s natural wonders: the Mariposa
02/12/2022
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Full Moon Snowshoe Hike #2

Badger Pass
Program Overview: Celebrate the day after Valentine’s Day with full hearts — and a full moon! Join us to experience
02/15/2022
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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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