• Rainbow over Half Dome

    Yosemite

    National Park California

Photos & Multimedia

Yosemite Trip Planning focuses on videos to help you plan your trip.
 

Yosemite Nature Notes is a video podcast series that tells unique stories about the natural and human history of Yosemite National Park.

 

Yosemite Presents... contains selected videos about Yosemite National Park, including an orientation to visiting Yosemite.

 

Yosemite Voices is an audio podcast series intended to provide insights into the natural and cultural history and management of Yosemite National Park. The podcast also explores the lives of and lifestyles of the people who live and work in Yosemite.

 
A Buffalo Soldier Speaks is an audio podcast featuring National Park Ranger Shelton Johnson as Sergeant Elizy Boman, Troop "k," Ninth U.S. Cavalry, who was dispatched to Yosemite National Park in 1903. On their routine patrols through the high country of Yosemite, these Buffalo Soldiers recorded the pertinent but mundane details of their journeys.

Did You Know?

American Indians use traditional ignition methods on a prescribed fire project

The indigenous people of Yosemite Valley have used fire as a tool for thousands of years. Fire was used to encourage the growth of plants used for basket making and to promote the growth of the black oak--a sun loving species--and a staple food source for American Indians from this region.