DISCOVER YOSEMITE VALLEY AND MARIPOSA COUNTY

Covering over 761,000 acres, Yosemite National Park is recognized for its vast waterfalls, granite cliffs, crystal clear streams and wildlife. Create your memorable journey in Yosemite, a wonderful destination for any outdoor or recreational experience!

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FAMILY ADVENTURES

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Yosemite offers countless activities for the whole family! Find your adventures!

ADVENTURE

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Always in search of a thrill? Look no further! Yosemite is full of adventure!

RELAXATION

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Leave your worries behind. Yosemite is the ultimate location to relax!

ROMANCE

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Get the most out of your first Yosemite experience! Everything you need to know is right here.

ESSENTIAL YOSEMITE

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Your essential guide to your Yosemite experience, straight from the source!

SEASONAL ACTIVITIES

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Your guide to Summer activites in Yosemite!

Events in Yosemite/Mariposa

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Celebrate the best of Yosemite/Mariposa County. See what events are upcoming and plan your trip.


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Yosemite/Mariposa County Deals!

Enjoy great deals for your next visit. Explore savings on lodging, dining, and shopping today at our deals page.


Experience Yosemite Blog

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Top Five Ways to Enjoy Yosemite’s Waterfalls

While Half Dome gets center stage in Yosemite there is no denying the power and beauty of Yosemite's dynamic waterfalls. Seeing them in full force or feeling their cooling mist is truly inspiring. Here are some tips to enjoying Yosemite's famous flows. 1.…
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Top Five Ways to Enjoy Yosemite’s Waterfalls

While Half Dome gets center stage in Yosemite there is no denying the power and beauty of Yosemite’s dynamic waterfalls. Seeing them in full force or feeling their cooling mist is truly inspiring. Here are some tips to enjoying Yosemite’s famous flows. 1. Hike Upper Yosemite Falls – It’s tough but worth it. Especially when… Read more »

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Top Five Ways to Enjoy Yosemite’s Waterfalls

While Half Dome gets center stage in Yosemite there is no denying the power and beauty of Yosemite's…Read More »
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DID YOU KNOW?

  • The highest peak at Yosemite is Mt. Lyell at 13,114 feet.

  • Black bears in Yosemite are active both day and night. Most bears that rely on natural food sources are active during the day. However, those that get food from people are often active at night, when they can quietly sneak around and grab unattended food.

  • Adventure Risk Challenge (ARC) brings students to Yosemite National Park each summer for a dynamic literacy and leadership immersion program.

  • While driving into Yosemite Valley just after dark, flash your high beams near El Capitan, and climbers will flash their lights back at you!

  • Yosemite Park itself measures 748,542 acres (or 1,169 square miles)

  • The Yosemite National Park has a sister park in Chile, Parque Nacional Torres del Paine is located among the breath taking scenery of Patagonian Chile.

  • In 1899, there were only 4,500 visitors. Today, more than 4 million have visited the Yosemite National Park.

Transportation

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