Yosemite hikers explore the park with an expert guide on a Yosemite Conservancy Outdoor Adventure

Outdoor Adventures

If you’re looking for the best thing to do in Yosemite, join a Yosemite Conservancy Outdoor Adventure! Our naturalist guides have lifetimes of Yosemite experience and insider knowledge.

Join us for backpacking treks, day hikes, photography workshops, bird-watching tours and discover Yosemite’s “hidden gems” with our expert naturalist-guides. We work hand-in-hand with the park to create unforgettable experiences. Camping reservations, wilderness permits and park entry fees are included so all you have to do is show up! Proceeds from your Outdoor Adventure will help ensure Yosemite’s protection for future generations.

For more information and to register, email adventures@yosemiteconservancy.org, or call 209-379-2317 x10.

Hike Half Dome on a guided Yosemite backpacking tour with Yosemite Conservancy.
June 1, 2016 to September 30, 2016
Challenge yourself to hike Half Dome on a backpack adventure – several dates available!
Visitors enjoy breathtaking high country scenery while backpacking through the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne River with expert naturalist guides on an Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
July 7, 2016 to July 10, 2016
Revel in high country scenery on this multi-day backpack amid waterfalls, granite formations and wildflowers on an Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
Enjoy red columbine and Yosemite’s other high country wildflowers on a relaxed weekend camping trip in Tuolumne Meadows.
July 8, 2016 to July 10, 2016
Celebrate summer with an insider’s weekend exploration of the best wildflower spots in Tuolumne Meadows.
Hikers conquer Half Dome on a challenging one-night Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
July 15, 2016 to July 17, 2016
Challenge yourself to a one-night backpack adventure to the summit of Half Dome.
Enjoy the beauty of Tuolumne Meadows and Tenaya Lake in a fun summer camp for grown-ups with Yosemite Conservancy.
July 16, 2016 to July 19, 2016
Have fun like a kid again during this campout for grown-ups in Tuolumne Meadows.
Yosemite visitors may spot a Cassin’s Finch or other colorful songbirds on a bird-watching Outdoor Adventure with expert naturalist guides.
July 16, 2016 to July 17, 2016
Come spend a relaxing weekend with one of Yosemite’s renowned naturalists, Michael Ross, who will...
Hikers conquer Clouds Rest and Half Dome on a challenging two-night Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
July 21, 2016 to July 24, 2016
Conquer the summits of Clouds Rest and Half Dome during this challenging two-night backpacking adventure.
Kids and adults enjoy a carefree Yosemite adventure with a family camping jamboree in Tuolumne Meadows.
July 22, 2016 to July 25, 2016
Kids and adults will have a blast exploring Yosemite during this family camping jamboree in Tuolumne Meadows. http://www.yosemiteconservancy.org/outdoor-adventures/family-camping-trip-2
Kids and adults enjoy a carefree Yosemite adventure with a family camping jamboree in Tuolumne Meadows.
July 29, 2016 to August 1, 2016
Family fun awaits in Tuolumne Meadows during this family camping jamboree.
Hikers conquer Half Dome on a challenging two-night Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
August 4, 2016 to August 7, 2016
Challenge yourself to a two-night backpack adventure to the summit of Half Dome.
Tuolumne River’s beauty shines on a guided day hike with Yosemite experts along the world-famous John Muir Trail.
August 5, 2016
Join a Sierra Nevada expert for a guided day hike on the world-famous John Muir Trail.
Yosemite hikers explore the hidden gems of Tuolumne Meadows and the Sierra Nevada on a three-day adventure.
August 5, 2016 to August 7, 2016
Join a Sierra Nevada expert for three days of guided day hikes exploring little-known gems of eastern Yosemite.
Expert guides share the beauty of Bennettville in a day hike on Yosemite’s east side.
August 6, 2016
Join a Sierra Nevada expert for a guided day hike exploring Bennettville on Yosemite’s east side.
Yosemite visitors learn survival skills on a family-friendly scavenger hunt in Tuolumne Meadows.
August 6, 2016
Learn survival skills during this family-friendly scavenger hunt in Tuolumne Meadows.
Explore the beauty of Gaylor Lakes in Yosemite’s high country with an expert guide.
August 7, 2016
Join a Sierra Nevada expert for a guided day hike to explore Gaylor Lakes in Yosemite’s high country.
Hikers conquer Clouds Rest and Half Dome on a challenging two-night Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
August 11, 2016 to August 14, 2016
Conquer the summits of both Clouds Rest and Half Dome during this challenging two-night backpacking adventure.