Snowshoe Yosemite with an expert guide on a tour with Yosemite Conservancy.

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, or call 209-379-2317 x10.

Explore poppies and other spring wildflowers in Merced Canyon on a guided Yosemite hike with expert naturalists.
March 26, 2017
Celebrate spring in Yosemite with an insider’s hike to the best wildflower spots.
Learn the backpacking basics and Leave No Trace principles on an Outdoor Adventure with a Yosemite expert.
April 7, 2017 to April 9, 2017
Build your outdoor skills during this guided course led by Yosemite experts.
Gain a new understanding of the Ponderosa Pine and Yosemite ecology on a guided tour with a Yosemite expert naturalist.
April 21, 2017 to April 22, 2017
Gain a new understanding of the Ponderosa Pine and Yosemite ecology.
A grand tour of Yosemite Valley’s waterfalls includes a guided hike to world-famous wonders and hidden gems.
April 29, 2017 to April 30, 2017
See Yosemite Valley’s spectacular waterfalls at peak flow during this guided springtime tour.
During a weekend of guided hikes in Yosemite, visitors get an up-close look at spring life in the park, including wildflowers in bloom, on a Yosemite Conservancy Outdoor Adventure.
May 5, 2017 to May 7, 2017
Discover diverse birds and wildflowers during a spring weekend in Foresta and Yosemite Valley.
Capture lunar rainbows, or “moonbows,” at Yosemite Falls on a photography tour.
May 9, 2017 to May 10, 2017
Capture the magic of the moonbow during an expert-led photography workshop in Yosemite Valley.