• Rainbow over Half Dome

    Yosemite

    National Park California

Field Trips

Ranger, interns, and kids
Consider connecting your students to the ultimate classroom. Yosemite National Park features an amazing array of learning opportunities. In this section, you will find several options and planning resources to help you coordinate a field trip to Yosemite--whether you plan on attending a Parks As Classrooms ranger program, designing a self-guiding visit or are looking for information on a wide range of programs options, this section of the website can help guide you. Of course, if you have any questions, email us or call us at 209/375-9503.

Did You Know?

Nevada and Vernal Falls

In Yosemite Valley, dropping over 594-foot Nevada Fall and then 317-foot Vernal Fall, the Merced River creates what is known as the “Giant Staircase.” Such exemplary stair-step river morphology is characterized by a large variability in river movement and flow, from quiet pools to the dramatic drops of the waterfalls themselves.