Outdoor Adventures

Want to climb Half Dome with friends? Do you dream of painting in the park? Can you name that bird?

For more than 40 years, Yosemite Conservancy’s Outdoor Adventures program has offered visitors a deeper appreciation for Yosemite’s wildlife, geology, cultural history and more. With our experts’ guidance, you will have an unforgettable visit to Yosemite, while proceeds from your adventure will help ensure its protection for future generations.

Browse our 2014 programs below.

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

April 26, 2014
Springtime birding in Yosemite Valley and Foresta shows off both our resident and migrant species...
May 14, 2014
This program is so popular, we are offering it twice this year! Have you seen one of Yosemite’s...
May 15, 2014 to May 18, 2014
May is peak waterfall season in Yosemite. Dogwoods will be in full blossom. Migratory birds will...
May 31, 2014 to June 1, 2014
Enjoy a weekend during the spectacular spring season in Yosemite by observing the diverse blend of...
June 6, 2014 to June 8, 2014
Are you an avid birder or just looking for a fun new experience? Explore a wide variety of habitats...
June 13, 2014
This program is so popular, we are offering it twice this year! Have you seen one of Yosemite’s...
June 14, 2014 to June 15, 2014
How did the massive Rim Fire of 2013 change Yosemite’s landscape? How did it affect plants and...
June 20, 2014 to June 21, 2014
Soak up the sun on the longest day of the year at one of Yosemite’s secret spots. Only six lucky...
June 27, 2014 to June 29, 2014
This trek is so popular, we are offering it three times! Whether you are looking to tackle Half...
June 27, 2014 to June 29, 2014
Discover the delights of backpacking. An outing to May Lake makes a perfect start: It’s a short...
June 28, 2014
From the summit of Clouds Rest, take in one of Yosemite’s most stunning 360-degree panoramic views...
July 10, 2014 to July 13, 2014
Guidebook author Suzanne Swedo loves bringing people up to the edge of Tuolumne Grand Canyon. This...
July 11, 2014 to July 13, 2014
Come spend a weekend exploring the high country’s beautiful wildflowers. Leave the Valley crowds...
July 12, 2014 to July 13, 2014
Summer is short in the higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada, so be sure to join us on this...
July 18, 2014 to July 20, 2014
This trek is so popular, we are offering it three times! Whether you are looking to tackle Half...
July 18, 2014 to July 20, 2014
Explore Yosemite’s Tuolumne Meadows with expert naturalist and author David Lukas, and experience...