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 adventures@yosemiteconservancy.org, or call 209-379-2317 x10.

An expert Yosemite guide leads campers on a casual backpacking trip to Lake Ostrander.
July 14, 2017 to July 16, 2017
Experience the splendor of summer on this one-of-a-kind backpacking trip.
Yosemite visitors may spot a Cassin’s Finch or other colorful songbirds on a bird-watching Outdoor Adventure with expert naturalist guides.
July 15, 2017 to July 16, 2017
Whether you’re new to birding or want to learn more about the region, you’re bound to enjoy this...
Fly fishing is a relaxing and unique way to experience Yosemite’s late-spring beauty in the high country.
July 29, 2017 to July 30, 2017
Spend a serene two days learning about the park’s aquatic species and you’ll be knowledgeable in all things river-related.
Challenge yourself on a backpacking trip to Yosemite’s remote Lyell Glacier with a knowledgeable guide, and experience the thrill of climbing a living glacier.
August 3, 2017 to August 6, 2017
Experience a glacier up close during this challenging backpacking adventure, led by an expert naturalist guide.
Yosemite hikers explore the hidden gems of Tuolumne Meadows and the Sierra Nevada on a three-day adventure.
August 4, 2017 to August 6, 2017
Join a Sierra Nevada expert for three days of guided day hikes exploring little-known gems of eastern Yosemite.
A Yosemite Conservancy evening program at Taft Point invites visitors to admire views of Yosemite Valley while exploring the overlook’s natural features and history.
August 6, 2017
Admire sweeping views and bright granite moonscape during this evening introduction to a remarkable Yosemite viewpoint.