News Categorized: News and Announcements

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 »

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 »

10 Winter Savings Secrets and Travel Tips for Your Yosemite Adventure

Snow Tubing_Chris Falkenstein

Yosemite/Mariposa is majestic all year-round, but did you know it especially beautiful (and affordable!) in winter which makes winter one of the best times to visit Yosemite. See our top ten tips for experiencing an unforgettable winter vacation in Yosemite. 1. Stay and Ski Packages Want to hit the slopes this season? Did you know… Read more »

Find Something for Everyone on the List!

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Looking for heartfelt, unique and special gifts?  Plan a visit to Yosemite/Mariposa County. Stroll the main street shops of historic Mariposa for an eclectic mix of country-themed gifts, woodworking, fair trade world imports, and antiques. Stop by the charming Chocolate Soup and visit their multiple rooms and outbuildings each with a special theme, from their… Read more »