Experience Yosemite

Explore Yosemite on a guided tour with expert naturalists, photographers and park rangers – and discover the park’s hidden wonders. Whether you’re looking for an enriching day hike or a weekend backpacking trip, you can find the Yosemite adventure that’s right for you.

Your participation in Outdoor Adventures supports Yosemite Conservancy’s work in the park; preserving and protecting Yosemite.

A hands-on evening program at Crane Flat introduces Yosemite visitors to the science of studying bats using echolocation technology.
An Evening with Bats: Apps and Echolocation

Are you curious about Yosemite’s flying mammals? Spend a Saturday evening at Crane Flat with interpretive ranger Lisa Murphy, enjoying refreshments and exploring the habitat, lives and sounds of Yosemite’s bats!

Revered cultural icon Julia Parker leads visitors on a journey through American-Indian traditions and history in Yosemite Valley.
American Indian Food Preparation and Acorns with Julia Parker

Often described as a “national treasure” for ensuring the legacy of the Miwok-Paiute people in Yosemite, Julia Parker worked as a cultural demonstrator in the park for more than 60 years. This is a rare opportunity to join the recently retired Julia and her daughter Lucy for a two-day journey through American-Indian traditions in Yosemite Valley.

Discover woodpeckers on a guided day hike with Yosemite Conservancy.
Yosemite Birding: The Day of the Woodpecker

Did you know there are 11 species of woodpeckers found in Yosemite — more than in any comparable area in the United States? Here is your chance to spend a day with Yosemite Conservancy’s expert naturalist seeking these industrious birds and learning a lot about their diverse habitats, ecology and behaviors.


Find your adventure in Yosemite – with guided hikes, backpacking trips, art workshops, theater programs and more.

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View from Afar

Visit Yosemite every day! View webcams of Yosemite Falls, El Capitan, Half Dome and the High Sierra. Or discover Yosemite through our videos.

Yosemite Conservancy webcams offer remote views of Yosemite Falls, the High Sierra, El Capitan, and Half Dome           Yosemite Conservancy videos offer a deeper look into the hidden stories of Yosemite