News Categorized: Experience Yosemite

Donate Your Hiking Gear to ARC


There are some really great programs that focus on positive and rewarding youth development in Yosemite. Of those many great programs there are a select few that really stand out. When we heard about ARC (Adventure Risk Challenge), something was just a little different from what you would expect. First, the organization and dedication from their staff… Read more »

Yosemite National Park 125th Anniversary Programs


Starting October 1st Come one, come all! Join us October 1st as we commemorate Yosemite National Park’s 125th Anniversary! We’ll honor this special anniversary with a ceremony that will honor the park’s rich history, highlight current park stewardship, and look ahead to the future of Yosemite National Park. The event will include special guests, music, giveaways,… Read more »

Fisher Kits Reintroduced in Yosemite National Park


Four rescued fisher (Martes pennanti) kits were released yesterday north of the Merced River in Yosemite National Park. This historic reintroduction was a cooperative effort between the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station (PSW), Fresno-Chaffee Zoo, and the Fresno Wildlife Rehabilitation Foundation. The reintroduction aims to increase the long term viability… Read more »

Summer Music Series


When it’s summertime we like to head outside for hiking, biking and great music. The Yosemite region is home to many great musicians with a range of musical styles for you to enjoy. If you are staying in the town of Mariposa, be sure to enjoy the Mariposa Evenings Summer Concert Series at the Mariposa… Read more »

Mother’s Day at Yosemite


May 10th is Mother’s Day and Yosemite has several ways to celebrate mom this year. Plan a weekend retreat to enjoy hiking and beautiful waterfalls, arrange a spa treatment and don’t miss the wonderful brunches happening all around the park. For an unforgettable Mother’s Day take mom to enjoy the champagne brunch at the Ahwahnee… Read more »

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 »

Make this Valentine’s Day Special – Visit Mariposa County


Surprise that special someone with a getaway to Mariposa County for Valentine’s weekend. From traditional hotels right in the heart of Yosemite Valley, to charming B&B’s tucked away in beautiful Sierra settings, you will find the perfect way to enjoy romance this Valentines. Check-in to a room with chocolate and champagne waiting for you for… Read more »