Yosemite’s Badger Pass, California’s first established ski area, has been a favorite family destination since 1935.
Enjoy the fresh powder and rewarding scenery along Badger Pass’ varied trails, or bounce your way down the snow tubing hill.
When you’re ready to relax and warm up, slide on over to the Badger Pass Day Lodge to savor hot cocoa and sweeping views in cozy comfort.
Take your pick of snow activities.
Gentle slopes are perfect for beginners! Be sure to check out the tubing hill.
Trails galore for snowshoers and cross country skiiers.
Friendly professional instructors help you master the slopes.
Think you might want to visit? Badger Pass is a great place to learn to ski or snowboard. The web cam takes images approximately every 60 seconds so you are able to take a peek at the fun you’re missing out on.
Where to Stay
Options for every group, at every price level.
Although open all day for refreshments and relaxation, the Badger Pass Day Lodge no longer offers overnight accommodations.
Badger Pass visitors love the convenience of vacation rentals in nearby Yosemite West. Find a range of choices in Yosemite Valley or just outside the Park in Fish Camp, El Portal, and Oakhurst.
Backcountry travelers can cross-country ski or snowshoe to the rustic Glacier Point Ski Hut.
Directions to Badger Pass.
To get to Badger Pass, take Highway 41 and turn onto Glacier Point Road. The ski area is located five miles down the road, which is closed past this point in winter. Free bus service is also available from the Valley.
Visit our Travel Tools page to find tips on when to go, entrance gate information, and mileage charts. Plan your route with our interactive map to include the best roadside attractions, lodging, dining, and more!