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.

An expert Yosemite guide leads campers on a relaxed backpacking trip to Polly Dome Lakes.
August 17, 2017 to August 20, 2017
Enjoy a relaxed-pace backpacking adventure in the beauty of Yosemite’s high country.
A guided Yosemite backpacking trip in the backcountry brings visitors inside the rugged alpine habitat of endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep.
August 24, 2017 to August 27, 2017
Climb into the magnificent mountain habitat where endangered bighorn sheep are making a comeback.
Relax in Yosemite’s high country with this easy-paced backpacking adventure to Mono Pass
September 14, 2017 to September 17, 2017
Relax in Yosemite’s high country with this easy-paced backpacking adventure.
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.
September 15, 2017 to September 17, 2017
Join a team of Yosemite wildlife experts for an inside look at the many species living in the park.
Julia Parker, Yosemite’s cultural legend, teaches a one-of-a-kind workshop on basket-weaving.
September 22, 2017 to September 24, 2017
Learn traditional basket-weaving techniques from a Yosemite cultural legend during this one-of-a-kind workshop.
Revered cultural icon Julia Parker leads visitors on a journey through American-Indian traditions and history in Yosemite Valley.
September 30, 2017 to October 1, 2017
Join cultural icon Julia Parker for a journey through Yosemite’s American-Indian history.