Yosemite Fall Fun 2022 Photo Contest Winners

Wow! So many great guest photos and memories from our Fall photo contest, Yosemite Fall Fun.

From the leaves changing colors and the first snow fall of the year, there was truly something for everyone this time around.

Thank you to all who shared, and to all who cast their votes. Your participation not only makes it fun for us, but it helps everyone keep #YosemiteDreaming when they need it most.

Here we congratulate the winners and share a few honorable mentions that we loved. We hope you do too!

Winners With the Most Votes

1st Place: Marie H.

772 points

That Start of Something New
Prize: 2-night stay    

MH: “We got engaged!!!!”

EL: Congratulations of your proposal and the start of your life together! Thank you so much for choosing to share such a special moment with us.


Runner Up: Isa G.

527 Points

Tavern Pool Fun
Prize: 1-night stay

IG: “The community feel was so warm and welcoming. The staff was helpful, kind and made the space feel like a home away from home.”

EL: We are so happy to hear that your experience in the lodge went so well and look forward to hosting you again in the future!


Runner Up: Stephanie L.

348 points each

Conquering Half Dome
Prize: 1-night stay

SL: “It’s the perfect getaway that combines the right amount of seclusion, natural beauty, comfort, style and fun amenities. All in one of my favorite places on earth.”

EL: Congrats on hiking up to the top of Half Dome! It is one of the most amazing views of the valley and such a rare sight.


Some Honorable Mentions You’ll Love

Yosemite Valley Relaxation, by Melissa W.

MW: “My husband took me to Yosemite before Christmas – our favorite time of year to visit… We can’t wait to return to Evergreen”

EL: We are so happy to be able to help bring you some relaxation before you go on to take on 2023. We look forward to seeing you again in the future!

Anniversary Under El Capitan, by Maria B.

MB: “My husband and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary in Yosemite and I made this Xs and Os quilt for him. I gave the quilt to him at Evergreen Lodge and we took it to Yosemite with us. This looked like a good spot for a quilt in the wild photo!”

EL: You could not have picked a better location for a relaxing day than under the tower cliffs of El Capitan.

She Came In Like A Wrecking Ball, by Lizzy H.

LH: “She came in like a wrecking ball! Our 3 year old daughter could not get enough of the wrecking ball swing at Evergreen! It was the first thing she wanted to do each morning and last thing she wanted to do every night!”

EL: This is absolutely adorable. The pure happiness along with the smallest hint of panic on her face was a perfect way to capture trying new activities when you are visiting Evergreen Lodge.

Rare Sighting of Yosemite Majestic Bobcats, by Jason S.

JS: “We spotted this beautiful Bobcat walking the Vernal Falls trail.”

EL: WOW!!! You really got lucky with this one. The bobcats are such a rare sight. Thank you so much for sharing this amazing experience with wildlife you had.

Butterfly Photo Bomb, by Kelly C.

KC: “Got a butterfly photo bomb on Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne backpack trip just after leaving Evergreen.”

EL: We hope you and your little friend that decided to join you enjoyed your backpacking trip!

There’s more…

Anytime you need a little Yosemite sunshine in your day, Visit the Gallery

New Photo Contest: S’more Yosemite Fun

It’s time to get inspired, Yosemite style! While we’re all #YosemiteDreaming of visiting again soon, let’s share our most inspiring photos of past Yosemite visits.

Who knows? You might just win a free stay at the Evergreen soon!

Your Next Yosemite Adventure

Meanwhile, if you’re ready to plan your next Yosemite visit, be sure to check out our Packages and Special Offers page for the best deals and most convenient bundles. Or just give us a call at (209) 379-2606 or email us at info@evergreenlodge.com and we’ll happily help you arrange the ideal visit for you and your loved ones.

When you book directly with us here on this web site, on the phone, or by email, you’re guaranteed to get the best rates and service.
Keep in mind that the Evergreen re-opens after winter break each year on President’s Day Weekend.

Happy trails!