Camping is extremely popular in Yosemite. Plan ahead and figure out what options you have for this enjoyable activity.
One of the best ways to experience Yosemite is by taking a hike. With over 750 miles of trails to explore, your options are endless!
Nearly 95 percent of Yosemite is Congressionally designated Wilderness. Learn more about backpacking in the Yosemite Wilderness.
Looking for a guided tour? Yosemite Hospitality, the park concessioner, offers tours year-round. All tours begin in Yosemite Valley.
Ranger and Interpretive Programs
Yosemite offers a range of informative and inspiring walks and talks to learn about Yosemite.
Yosemite Guide - Plan Your Visit!
The Yosemite Guide contains information about trip planning, activities, scheduled events, and hours of operations for different facilities
Places to Go
So many places to go and so little time! Learn more about all the areas and attractions in Yosemite.
Art and Photography
Yosemite's epic scenery freely lends itself to the artist's eye like only a few places can. There are options for everyone!
Sightseeing in Yosemite by car? Plan ahead.
Explore Yosemite on two wheels. Rent a bike or bring your own - just make sure you know your options of where to go.
Yosemite provides essential habitat for over 165 species of migrating, wintering, and breeding birds.
Fishing is an enjoyable activity in Yosemite; just make sure that you are aware of special regulations that exist within the park.
Horseback Riding & Stock Use
You can bring your horse to Yosemite, or join a guided ride; just make sure you are aware of the rules and regulations before your trip!
Looking for a place to eat? Picnic areas are available throughout Yosemite on a first-come, first-served basis.
Yosemite is one of the world's greatest climbing areas. Climbers here can enjoy an endless variety of challenges.
Yosemite National Park, miles from the nearest city lights, has a very dark night sky that makes it a great place to look at the stars.
Yosemite has a large and vibrant volunteer program, welcoming people from all over the world into a variety of positions.
Rafting along the Merced River is popular during summer. Fishing, swimming, and boating are all enjoyable summer activities.
Looking for a unique way to visit Yosemite? Strap on some skis, snowshoes, or hit the slopes for some downhill adventure!
Last updated: January 31, 2024