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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Fall brings beautiful color, cooler temperatures and plenty of fun events! See what’s going on during your visit and enjoy the best of Yosemite/Mariposa County this fall.


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Experience Yosemite Blog

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A Mountain Thanksgiving

We are thankful for a beautiful Yosemite! All month long there opportunities to have fun and enjoy the beauty of Yosemite/Mariposa County. Visit now to enjoy great seasonal events and the beauty of the valley. For pre-Thanksgiving fun enjoy the Vintners'…
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Yosemite News

A Mountain Thanksgiving

We are thankful for a beautiful Yosemite! All month long there opportunities to have fun and enjoy the beauty of Yosemite/Mariposa County. Visit now to enjoy great seasonal events and the beauty of the valley. For pre-Thanksgiving fun enjoy the Vintners’ Holidays at The Ahwahnee Hotel. Daily wine-tastings and sessions with winemakers make for an… Read more »

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A Mountain Thanksgiving

We are thankful for a beautiful Yosemite! All month long there opportunities to have fun and enjoy the…Read More »
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DID YOU KNOW?

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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

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