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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.


DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite offers bus tours year-round. (All tours except the Big Trees Tram Tour begin in Yosemite Valley.)

  • Valley Floor Tour is a two-hour tour of Yosemite Valley that operates all year. From approximately April through October, this is a park ranger-led, open-air tram tour (weather permitting). From around October through March, this is a bus tour.
  • Glacier Point Tour is a four-hour round-trip tour to Glacier Point and back. (One-way tickets are available.) This tour operates when the Glacier Point Road is open (typically, late May until sometime in November, conditions permitting).
  • Tuolumne Meadows Tour is an all-day tour to Tuolumne Meadows and back. (One-way tickets are available.) This tour operates from July through early September, conditions permitting.
  • Big Trees Tram Tour is a one-hour, fifteen-minute open-air tram tour through the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. This tour operates from May through October, conditions permitting.
  • The Grand Tour combines aspects of the Valley Floor, Glacier Point, and Big Trees Tram Tours into an all-day tour. This tour operates from late May through October, conditions permitting.

In addition, interpretive programs (nature & history walks) are offered year-round by National Park Service rangers, concessioner staff, and other park partners.

All regularly scheduled programs are listed in Yosemite Guide.

The Yosemite Conservancy offers custom adventures such as birding quests, challenging hikes, and more.

Self-guiding trails are available in several areas of the park:

Did You Know?

The Merced River flowing serenely through Yosemite Valley

Congress designated the Merced River as Wild and Scenic in 1987. The National Park Service manages 81 miles of the Merced River, encompassing both the main stem and the South Fork in Yosemite National Park and the El Portal Administrative Site. More...