Join Outdoor Adventures in Yosemite this winter

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.

Observe Yosemite’s songbirds at arm’s length during a weekend workshop that includes bird banding.
June 5, 2015 to June 7, 2015
Observe Yosemite’s birds at arm’s length during this special weekend workshop that includes bird banding.
As Yosemite recovers from the Rim Fire, the rare pansy monkeyflower blooms in our meadows.
June 13, 2015 to June 14, 2015
Get a rare firsthand glimpse of the fascinating effects of wildfire on Yosemite’s plants and animals.
Julia Parker, Yosemite’s cultural legend, teaches an in-depth three-day workshop on basket-weaving.
June 20, 2015 to June 21, 2015
Learn traditional basket-weaving techniques from a Yosemite cultural legend during this one-of-a-kind workshop.
Yogis celebrate the summer solstice with a backpack trek to Mt. Watkins and scenic outdoor yoga.
June 20, 2015 to June 21, 2015
Celebrate the summer solstice with a backpack trek to Mt. Watkins and scenic outdoor yoga.
Hikers conquer Half Dome on a challenging two-night Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
June 25, 2015 to June 28, 2015
Challenge yourself to a two-night backpacking adventure to the summit of Half Dome.
Learn the backpacking basics on an Outdoor Adventure to May Lake and Mount Hoffmann with Yosemite Conservancy.
June 26, 2015 to June 28, 2015
Learn backpacking basics in a gorgeous high country setting, with a Yosemite expert leading the way.
Hikers enjoy panoramas atop Clouds Rest on a memorable day hike with Yosemite Conservancy.
June 27, 2015
See Yosemite’s best panorama atop Clouds Rest during this exhilarating guided day hike with a Yosemite insider.
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.