Yosemite's WildLink programs connect youth to nature in a national park — and in their own neighborhoods.

Visitor Services

People from around the world visit Yosemite to hike, camp, climb, take in the storied scenery and reconnect with the natural world. Conservancy donors help ensure diverse park visitors can access, experience and enjoy Yosemite’s wonders. This year, your gifts can help underrepresented groups connect with wilderness, inspire kids and teens to become stewards of public lands, support efforts to improve visitor flow in the Valley, and more.  

Yosemite’s preventative Search and Rescue programs reduce visitor accident and injury. Photo by Keith Walklet.

Educating visitors to reducing accident and injury

The No Limits program will help wheelchair-reliant youth and adults explore Yosemite. Courtesy of Mark Wellman.

Support Yosemite's accessibility through expeditions for visitors with physical challenges

Yosemite's Parks in Focus program lets underserved San Francisco Bay Area middle-school youth learn about nature through photography. Photo: Udall Foundation.

Help kids discover inspiration and beauty in the natural world

The annual Parsons Memorial Lodge Summer Series in Tuolumne Meadows serves as a forum for the arts and sciences. Photo by Arya Degenhardt.

Vibrant arts-and-sciences forum in historic setting in Tuolumne Meadows

This grant funds new tents and wood stoves to improve the living situation of the Search and Rescue volunteers and staff at the Tuolumne Meadows Campground, who provide invaluable services to park visitors. Photo: NPS.

Provide safe and comfortable housing for our volunteer teams

A new one-week seminar for veterans in Yosemite combines group activities and outdoor experiences to help build a strong, supportive community for veterans.

Providing a transformative resource for veterans