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  • No telephone service along Tioga Road

    There is no telephone service available along the Tioga Road from White Wolf to Tioga Pass (including Tuolumne Meadows) until further notice due to a damaged phone line. This affects all telephones, including hotels, campgrounds, and payphones.

Art & Photography

Yosemite has long been a haven for artists and photographers, and many artists have played a role--directly or indirectly--in the promotion and protection of Yosemite.

Art classes (donation requested) are offered spring through fall at the Yosemite Art Center in Yosemite Valley. Supplies can also be purchased there.

Free photography walks are offered all year (check Yosemite Guide for listings).

The Yosemite Museum Gallery displays exhibits of Yosemite art during spring and summer (check Yosemite Guide for listings).

The Ansel Adams Gallery offers work of Ansel Adams, contemporary photographers, and other fine artists. In addition, a wide selection of handcrafts, books, gifts, and photography supplies is available.

The Yosemite Conservancy's Outdoor Adventures program offers art and photography seminars throughout the park.

The Yosemite Renaissance offers an artist-in-residence program.

Did You Know?

Peaks in Huangshan

Yosemite and Huangshan are sister parks. Huangshan, which protects over 77 magnificent granite peaks 3,000 feet (1,000 m) or higher, is one of China's most famous and sacred scenic areas. Countless poems and writings dating back 2,200 years attest to its beauty. More...