Yosemite hikers explore the park with an expert guide on a Yosemite Conservancy Outdoor Adventure

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.

Hike Half Dome on a guided Yosemite backpacking tour with Yosemite Conservancy.
June 1, 2016 to September 30, 2016
Challenge yourself to hike Half Dome on a backpack adventure – several dates available!
Revered cultural icon Julia Parker leads visitors on a journey through American-Indian traditions and history in Yosemite Valley.
October 1, 2016 to October 2, 2016
Join cultural icon Julia Parker for a journey through Yosemite’s American-Indian history.
Learn photo techniques for every skill level on a guided Yosemite photography tour in the beautiful fall colors.
October 22, 2016 to October 25, 2016
Indulge in the brilliant colors of autumn in Yosemite Valley, where you can take advantage of...
Join an Outdoor Adventure in Yosemite, and learn beginning photo techniques with expert photography guides.
November 3, 2016 to November 6, 2016
Hone your photography skills in Yosemite Valley under the guidance of expert Yosemite photographers.
Discover woodpeckers on a guided day hike with Yosemite Conservancy.
December 3, 2016
Did you know there are 11 species of woodpeckers found in Yosemite — more than in any comparable area in the United States?