• Rainbow over Half Dome

    Yosemite

    National Park California

Ranger & Interpretive Programs

Park ranger talking to visitor at Lower Yosemite Fall

Yosemite offers a range of informative and inspiring walks or talks to learn about Yosemite. All regularly scheduled programs are listed in the Yosemite Guide. In addition, more information is available about:


Did You Know?

Sierra Sweet Bay

In Wawona and downstream, the South Fork Merced River provides habitat for a rare plant, the Sierra sweet bay (Myrica hartwegii). This special status shrub is found in only five Sierra Nevada counties. In Yosemite, it occurs exclusively on sand bars and river banks along the South Fork Merced River downstream from Wawona and on Big Creek.