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.

Visitors learn expert camera techniques on a three-day spring photography workshop in Yosemite Valley.
May 18, 2017 to May 21, 2017
Capture the best of Yosemite in spring during this three-day photography workshop in Yosemite Valley.
Yosemite experts lead guided tours on geology and other wonders of the valley.
June 2, 2017 to June 3, 2017
Get the inside story on Yosemite’s granite peaks and other geological wonders.
Let a Yosemite expert show you the basics of backpacking in this easy-paced adventure to Hetch Hetchy
June 9, 2017 to June 11, 2017
Learn backpacking basics in a gorgeous high country setting, with a Yosemite expert leading the way.
Capture lunar rainbows, or “moonbows,” at Yosemite Falls on a photography tour.
June 9, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Capture the magic of the moonbow during an expert-led photography workshop in Yosemite Valley.
Julia Parker, Yosemite’s cultural legend, teaches an in-depth three-day workshop on basket-weaving.
June 17, 2017 to June 18, 2017
Learn traditional basket-weaving techniques from a Yosemite cultural legend during this one-of-a-kind workshop.
Hikers conquer Half Dome on a challenging two-night Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite Conservancy.
June 22, 2017 to June 25, 2017
Challenge yourself to a two-night backpacking adventure to the summit of Half Dome.