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Everything You Need To Know About Visiting Yosemite National Park

Yosemite is one of California’s premier National Parks. The site is known for its giant sequoia forests, sharp granite rock formations, and outstanding waterfalls.

Visiting the park is like stepping into an adventure paradise. There are breathtaking views from every angle countless outdoor activities for guests of all fitness levels.

The Beginner’s Guide To Yosemite

arch rock entrance in yosemite national park california

Park Entrances

Which of the 5 park entrances to take and vehicle restrictions within the park.

visiting yosemite national park in the fall is one of the best times to year

Best Time To Visit

When to visit Yosemite for the best views, avoiding the crowds, camping, hiking, and enjoying the perfect waterfalls.

Easy day hiking in Yosemite Valley

Hiking In Yosemite Valley

The best hiking in Yosemite National Park ranging from short day hikes to long overnight backpacking trips.

climbing up the half dome hiking trail

Climbing Half Dome

Complete guide to one of the most famous hikes in Yosemite National Park.

backcountry camping on the john muir trail overlooking donohue pass in yosemite national park

Camping In Yosemite

Permitting, reservations, and campsite information for backpackers, tent campers, and RV travelers.

building a snowman in yosemite in winter

Yosemite In Winter

Sledding, snowshoeing, and sleigh rides are just a few of the park activities in winter. Discover everything Yosemite has to offer under a blanket of snow.

horsetail firefall in yosemite national park in winter

The Yosemite Firefall

Each year during sunset, Horsetail Fall lights up like a glowing cascade of fire. Find out when and where to see it.