How to Visit Yosemite on a Budget

Located just a mile from Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy entrance, Evergreen Lodge is an ideal place to stay when you visit Yosemite on a budget. With rustic and comfortable Vintage Cabins, a range of on-property amenities and activities, and fast access to Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy entrance, Evergreen Lodge is one of the best places in Yosemite to stay on a budget.

Need a little more convincing? See how you can plan an affordable trip to Yosemite with Evergreen Lodge


Choose Budget Friendly Cabins

The Vintage Cabins at Evergreen Lodge are ideal for travelers experiencing Yosemite on a budget. These cabins blend that classic “cabin in the woods” feel with contemporary comforts to make your stay even better. Each cabin features queen beds, a small reading area, and a covered big timber front porch. 

Evergreen Lodge’s Vintage Cabins are equipped with air conditioning, a private bathroom with a shower and Ecossential bath products, a mini fridge, coffee machine, and even an electric kettle with an assortment of teas. WiFi is available in the cabins and throughout Evergreen Lodge for guest use, free of charge. 

Guests in the Vintage Cabins at Evergreen Lodge are welcome to all of the property’s amenities, like the well-stocked General Store and delicious meals (and satellite TV) in the restaurant and Tavern, and the various outdoor adventure activities held by Evergreen Lodge. 

Take Advantage of Activities & Amenities Included with your Stay

Evergreen Lodge offers a wide range of activities for their guests, making it an ideal spot for those seeing Yosemite on a budget. The lodge offers daily activities like games, guest lectures, and live music. Guests gather nightly around the outdoor fire for s’mores and stargazing, and can fill their days with family hikes, nature crafts, and more. 

Here’s a list of outdoor fun you can enjoy during a stay at Evergreen Lodge:

  • Outdoor, solar-heated swimming pool (open year-round)
  • Hot tub
  • Kids playground
  • Onsite nature trail
  • Disc golf course
  • Horseshoes and bocce
  • Kids’ zipline

And much more outdoor fun!

Evergreen Lodge offers guided Yosemite hikes in Yosemite and Hetch Hetchy Valley, as well as white-water rafting, horseback riding, and even flight tours. A guided excursion with one of Evergreen Lodge’s expert guides is a great way to see Yosemite on a budget – whether you see it from horseback or on foot! 

Seek out these Budget Friendly Perks for Travelers

Evergreen Lodge offers packages and special offers that can help you get the most out of your trip when visiting Yosemite on a budget. Book a romantic Yosemite getaway package, an ultimate California staycation, or take advantage of Evergreen Lodge’s seasonal packages, like the Late Summer Savings package or Yosemite Fall Getaway. 

Looking to summit Half Dome during your trip, or wondering about public transportation within Yosemite Valley? Check out the National Park Service’s Yosemite Valley website, which is the best source for the most up to date information about weather conditions, road closures, and other important Yosemite details. 

Evergreen Lodge is the answer for those visiting Yosemite on a budget. The Vintage Cabins provide comfortable, cost-effective accommodations just minutes from Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy entrance, with plenty of free things to do on-site and expert guidance for offsite activities. Ready to experience the best of Yosemite without breaking the bank? Book your stay at Evergreen Lodge today!