Restoring Trails

With your support, the Conservancy is funding vital restoration projects along Yosemite's iconic hiking trails.

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Give back to the park you love. Help preserve and protect Yosemite for future generations.

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Join an Outdoor Adventure with our expert guides. Enjoy overnight treks, casual day hikes and family-friends adventures.

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You Can Help Yosemite

As a donor to Yosemite Conservancy, you help preserve the park for future generations.

Your gift today makes a lasting difference for Yosemite’s trails, habitat, wildlife and much more. And by participating in our outdoor programs, art workshops, theater performances and volunteer opportunities, you are giving back to the park you love.

A group of Yosemite Conservancy naturalists participates in a training at Glacier Point. Photo: Yosemite Conservancy/Kylie Chappell (May 2018)
New on Field Notes: Meet Our Naturalists

Our naturalists draw on their Sierra Nevada expertise to help people connect with the park year-round. We asked a few of them to share some thoughts on working (and playing) in Yosemite. Get to know the team — and get inspired to join them on your next adventure!

Capture the Beauty of Yosemite Through Art
Capture the Beauty of Yosemite Through Art

If you’ve always wanted to paint Half Dome, capture wildflowers on paper, or learn a new, creative way of looking at the wonders around you, Yosemite’s art workshops are waiting for you. Artists of all ages and levels discover and develop their skills as they create permanent mementos of fun-filled days in the park.

"Blondie" by Jen Joynt
Photo of the Month: "Blondie" by Jen Joynt

Did you know that Yosemite Conservancy has a "photo of the month" feature on our enewsletter? Want to be considered for our next enewsletter? Join our Flickr group!

Learn about the upcoming grant projects in 2018.
2018 Grants in Yosemite

2018 is positioned to be one of our most exciting yet. Learn about the upcoming grant projects we’ve planned during our 95th anniversary of partnership with Yosemite National Park.

The Restoration of Mariposa Grove
The Restoration of Mariposa Grove

Thanks to your support, this historic Mariposa Grove restoration project is preserving a healthy, vibrant home for Yosemite's giant sequoias, and the diverse plant and animal species that thrive in the Grove's habitat.

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One Day in Yosemite
One Day in Yosemite

From guided daytime hikes and backcountry adventures to art classes, evening theater shows and more, there's so much to do in Yosemite. Only have one day to visit? Here's how to make the most of your stay.

Improving Tenaya Lake Trails
Improving Tenaya Lake Trails

In 2018, support from Conservancy donors is helping fund the final phase of development for a new trail system, restoration of natural beauty, and rehabilitation of ecological health at Yosemite's high country jewel: Tenaya Lake.

El Capitan
Yosemite Webcams

Are you watching the webcams? Catch Yosemite's waterfalls, mountain ranges, and the occasional wild animal. 

Peet's Coffee Yosemite Dos Sierras Blend
Coffee for Conservation

Make your next cup of joe count for conservation with Peet's Yosemite Dos Sierras blend. 5% of proceeds benefit Yosemite Conservancy.

Why I Give

Although we live in Ohio, we visit Yosemite several times a year, as it continues to refresh our lives. We support the Conservancy, for we value its mission to preserve and enhance Yosemite today and for future generations.

- Ron and Ann Berg
John Muir Heritage Society & Legacy Society Members