Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
Brochures (including maps) for each of the areas with winter trails are available as PDF files (200-500 kb in size).
In addition, the National Park Service offers ranger-led snowshoe walks from mid-December through March (conditions permitting). See Yosemite Guide for a schedule of current programs.
Lessons, Equipment Rentals, and Lift Tickets
Did You Know?
Natural fires in Yosemite are often no more than a single burning snag (standing dead tree) or a slow moving, low intensity fire that cleans underbrush from the forest floor. These fires prevent unwanted fires by removing accumulating forest debris that can fuel a larger fire in hot, dry conditions.