Yosemite hikers snowshoe 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.

Photograph the magic of Horsetail Fall on a guided tour of Yosemite Valley.
February 25, 2016 to February 28, 2016
Capture the light and beauty of Yosemite’s winter landscapes with your camera.
Visitors marvel at towering giant sequoias during a guided Yosemite tour with Yosemite Conservancy Outdoor Adventures.
March 5, 2016 to March 6, 2016
Explore a majestic giant sequoia grove and learn key survival skills on this expert-led expedition.
Visitors enjoy a guided Yosemite snowshoe tour to Dewey Point.
March 12, 2016
Snowshoe to one of Yosemite Valley’s greatest panoramas with an expert naturalist guide.
Visitors marvel at towering giant sequoias during a guided Yosemite tour with Yosemite Conservancy Outdoor Adventures.
March 19, 2016
See how life adapts to Sierra winters while exploring one of Yosemite’s iconic sequoia groves.
Yosemite visitors enjoy a guided snowshoe tour to Dewey Point.
March 20, 2016
Experience the joy of snowshoeing through a winter forest wonderland and emerging at the...
Spring dogwoods bloom during a day hike in Yosemite Valley’s West End.
April 1, 2016
Spend a beautiful spring day exploring the enchantments and mysteries of the Valley’s west end.
Explore poppies and other spring wildflowers in Merced Canyon on a guided Yosemite hike with expert naturalists.
April 3, 2016
Celebrate spring in Yosemite with an insider’s hike to the best wildflower spots.
Build leadership skills on a Leave No Trace training certification backpacking trek in Yosemite.
April 15, 2016 to April 17, 2016
Build your outdoor leadership skills during this guided course led by Yosemite experts.
Photograph Yosemite’s world-famous waterfalls by day and the elusive “moonbow” by night.
April 20, 2016 to April 26, 2016
Photograph Yosemite like an insider on this immersive spring workshop showcasing the park’s springtime scenery.
Capture lunar rainbows, or “moonbows,” at Yosemite Falls on a photography tour.
April 22, 2016
Capture the magic of the moonbow during an expert-led photography workshop in Yosemite Valley.
A grand tour of Yosemite Valley’s waterfalls includes a guided hike to world-famous wonders and hidden gems.
April 23, 2016
See Yosemite Valley’s spectacular waterfalls at peak flow during this guided springtime tour.
The endangered great gray owl is one of several Yosemite owl species visitors learn about in ranger-led evening program in Foresta.
April 29, 2016
Discover the fascinating world of Yosemite’s owls during a relaxing evening in Foresta.
During a weekend of guided hikes in Yosemite, visitors learn about diverse flora and fauna, including endangered great gray owls, on a Yosemite Conservancy Outdoor Adventure.
April 29, 2016 to May 1, 2016
Discover diverse birds and wildflowers during a spring weekend in Foresta and Yosemite Valley.
Explore the beauty of dogwoods, other spring flowers and colorful birds with a Yosemite expert.
April 30, 2016 to May 1, 2016
See Yosemite Valley’s beautiful birds and flowers during this springtime exploration led by a renowned naturalist.
Yosemite visitors enjoy the thrill of guided hikes, bird-watching on an Outdoor Adventure with expert naturalist guides.
May 7, 2016
Tune your ears to Yosemite’s diverse bird species in this expert-led workshop in the Valley.
Visitors learn expert camera techniques on a three-day spring photography workshop in Yosemite Valley.
May 12, 2016 to May 15, 2016
Capture the best of Yosemite in spring during this three-day photography workshop in Yosemite Valley.