Project overview: Provide a new way for Spanish-speaking visitors to connect with and learn about the park, by creating Spanish versions of the Yosemite mobile app’s self-guided, interactive tours.
How your support helps: In recent years, with support from donors, the park has expanded its resources for Spanish-speaking visitors, including through interactive educational programs and multilingual videos. This grant continues that effort, by translating the written and audio components of the self-guided tours on the Yosemite National Park mobile app into Spanish.
The app, which was developed with funding from Conservancy donors several years ago, provides guidance for visiting different parts of the park, offers tips for minimizing one’s impact on the environment, highlights upcoming activities and events, and features insights into Yosemite’s wildlife, natural features and human stories. Through the app’s interactive self-guided tours, visitors can enjoy a virtual walk in Yosemite Valley with the park’s geologist, explore antique buildings in Wawona, follow accessible routes at Lower Yosemite Fall and Mariposa Grove, or learn about high country history and ecology in Tuolumne Meadows. Once translated, the tours will give Spanish-speakers a valuable, portable tool for experiencing and learning about Yosemite at their own pace.
Find the Conservancy-supported Yosemite National Park mobile app on the App Store or Google Play. The app is free to use, and most of its content, including the self-guided tours, can be accessed offline!
Project partners: Yosemite National Park, Harpers Ferry Center and Audiograph International.