Please note that while Yosemite remains open during the federal government shutdown, services and facilities are very limited, and certain areas of the park are closed. For more information, please refer to the National Park Service and the Department of the Interior: visit and

As the impact of the government shutdown continues to be felt, Yosemite Conservancy remains committed to supporting Yosemite National Park.

Click here for more information on the availability of Yosemite Conservancy programs and services during the shutdown.

Waterfall Weekend

Waterfall Weekend

John Muir Heritage Society donors gather for a fun-filled weekend of spring events in Yosemite.
April 5, 2019 to April 7, 2019

There is no better place to celebrate the splendor of spring than in Yosemite Valley, surrounded by blooming dogwoods, rushing falls and donors who share your passion for the park. The festivities begin with a welcome reception on Friday evening at the Majestic Yosemite Hotel. On Saturday, donors are invited to morning programs featuring Yosemite Conservancy President Frank Dean and National Park Service staff. This will be followed by afternoon activities and will conclude with an elegant reception and dinner.

On Sunday, there will be an optional early morning activity led by a naturalist.

All John Muir Heritage Society donors with annual gifts of $1,000 or more are invited to attend. Program fees apply. For more information, contact Kelda McKinney at or 415-434-8446 x329. 

If you are interested in upgrading your donor level to receive an invitation to this event, please contact Holly Kuehn at or 415-434-8446 x316.