Explore Yosemite with our Guided Recreation Program and discover the best of Yosemite firsthand. We offer a broad selection of trips to Yosemite's most famous jewels as well as many of its little known wonders.
Our trips are led by warm, personable guides who are excited to share their passion for and knowledge of Yosemite. We offer partial and full-day excursions for all experience and fitness levels, with trips varying seasonally to take advantage of current conditions.
Whether you hike Yosemite's scenic trails, bike on peaceful back roads, fish a clear mountain stream or savor Yosemite's beauty on a naturalist tour, we'll help you enjoy a memorable experience in a truly special place.
We offer the following types of guided trips and adventures. Please click the links below to learn more:
The comprehensive recreational program we offer has been developed as a result of years of experience in the Yosemite area. Dan Braun, an Evergreen owner, is one of the foremost experts on Yosemite and his background includes the founding of Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides and over 25 years of Sierra exploration.
Our guided recreation offering varies from day to day and season to season. Click below to view our Seasonal Recreation Calendars:
Please note that advance bookings are strongly recommended for guided trips, especially during our peak summer season. For more information or to book a trip, please call our Recreation Department at (209) 379-2606 x140, email us, or send a Recreation Request.
However you choose to enjoy the Park, we will be your best resource in planning your daily outings throughout the Yosemite area. Here are some of the ways we can help:
- On-site recreation manager/guides who can provide trip-planning advice and ideas
- Handouts with "off the beaten path" excursions that showcase the best of Yosemite and the surrounding area
- Library of guide books and other relevant outdoor/adventure books, maps and photos
- Internet access to comprehensive online sites and materials
- Expert guests presenting lectures and slide shows