Yosemite hikers 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.

Hikers conquer Half Dome on a challenging two-night Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
July 8, 2015 to July 11, 2015
Enjoy an unforgettable experience on this two-night backpack adventure to the summit of Half Dome.
Explore Glen Aulin and Tuolumne Meadows on an expert-led backpack adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
July 9, 2015 to July 12, 2015
Explore one of Yosemite’s summer wilderness highlights during an expert-led backpacking adventure to Glen Aulin.
Enjoy red columbine and Yosemite’s other high country wildflowers on a relaxed weekend camping trip in Tuolumne Meadows.
July 10, 2015 to July 12, 2015
Celebrate summer with an insider’s weekend exploration of the best wildflower spots in Tuolumne Meadows.
Hikers conquer Half Dome on a challenging two-night Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
July 17, 2015 to July 19, 2015
Challenge yourself to a one-night backpack adventure to the summit of Half Dome.
Kids and adults enjoy a carefree Yosemite adventure with a family camping jamboree in Tuolumne Meadows.
July 18, 2015 to July 21, 2015
Kids and adults will have a blast exploring Yosemite during this family camping jamboree in Tuolumne Meadows.
Explore the beauty of Cassin’s finch and other colorful summer birds with a Yosemite expert.
July 18, 2015 to July 19, 2015
Join Yosemite naturalist Michael Ross for a relaxing weekend observing Tuolumne Meadows’ unique birds.
Enjoy the beauty of Tuolumne Meadows and Tenaya Lake in a fun summer camp for grown-ups with Yosemite Conservancy.
July 23, 2015 to July 26, 2015
Have fun like a kid again during this campout for grown-ups in Tuolumne Meadows.
Hikers conquer Clouds Rest and Half Dome on a challenging two-night Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
July 23, 2015 to July 26, 2015
Conquer the summits of Clouds Rest and Half Dome during this challenging two-night backpacking adventure.
Hikers explore Yosemite’s high country with an alpine master ecologist on an Outdoor Adventure.
July 25, 2015 to July 26, 2015
Follow in the footsteps of Yosemite’s alpine ecology master during this series of high country day hikes.
Experienced backpackers explore Yosemite’s Clark Range and Red Peak Pass on an Outdoor Adventure with alpine experts.
July 26, 2015 to August 1, 2015
Experience the majesties of Yosemite’s Clark Range on a challenging ranger-led backpacking adventure.
Bird-watchers learn about Clark’s Nutcracker and other birds on an Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite experts.
August 1, 2015
Let your curiosity run wild during this special day trip, where you’ll explore the unique relationship between birds and trees.
Hikers conquer Half Dome on a challenging two-night Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
August 6, 2015 to August 9, 2015
Challenge yourself to a two-night backpack adventure to the summit of Half Dome.
Artists capture Tuolumne Meadows en plein air during a three-day outdoor painting workshop with Yosemite Conservancy.
August 6, 2015 to August 9, 2015
Let the beautiful scenery of Tuolumne Meadows inspire your artistic passion during this outdoor painting workshop.
Yosemite hikers explore the hidden gems of Tuolumne Meadows and the Sierra Nevada on a three-day adventure.
August 7, 2015 to August 9, 2015
Join a Sierra Nevada expert for three days of guided day hikes exploring little-known gems of eastern Yosemite.
Tuolumne River’s beauty shines on a guided day hike with Yosemite experts along the world-famous John Muir Trail.
August 7, 2015
Join a Sierra Nevada expert for a guided day hike on the world-famous John Muir Trail.
Yosemite visitors learn survival skills on a family-friendly scavenger hunt in Tuolumne Meadows.
August 8, 2015
Learn survival skills during this family-friendly scavenger hunt in Tuolumne Meadows.