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.


Mariposa Music

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Summer Concert Series

Explore Yosemite during the day; shop, dine, and unwind in Mariposa in the evening. The Mariposa Arts Park offers a free concert series featuring a new band every Friday and Saturday starting June 6.


Experience Yosemite Blog

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Top Five Hikes for Fall

The changing of the seasons in Yosemite is never so stark as the shift from the busy masses of visitors that enjoy the park in June, July and August to the early fall when a quiet calm rests over the valley. The once simmering hot summer days mellow into…
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Tips to Enjoy Yosemite in Summer

Yosemite is well-known for incredible waterfalls, massive granite domes, and endless outdoor activities. Yosemite is indeed a paradise – which is why millions flock to enjoy it every year and they are mostly coming in June, July and August. Here are our top tips to enjoy our county in summer! Seek Higher Ground – Yosemite… Read more »

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Tips to Enjoy Yosemite in Summer

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DID YOU KNOW?

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

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

  • 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.

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

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

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

  • 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.

Transportation

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"Watch the scenery, not the road"
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