Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

Overview / Map of Yosemite

Visitor Services

Visitor centers are located in Yosemite Valley (year-round) and seasonally at Wawona, Big Oak Flat and Tuolumne Meadows. Most other visitor services in Yosemite operate under contract with NPS. Comments about services can be directed to the park superintendent. In Yosemite Valley Valley Visitor Center: Come experience our new exhibit hall! Located ...

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Hybrid Buses

A fleet of cleaner, quieter, and more fuel-efficient transit buses powered by hybrid electric-diesel technology are used in Yosemite. They replaced the aged fleet of 1986 diesel buses and have up to 60 percent improved fuel economy and produce 90 percent fewer harmful emissions than the replaced buses. These ...

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Eight Tips for Yosemite

To make your trip a memorable one, we have compiled the following travel tips gleaned from park "regulars."  • Bring It With You. Read and carry with you the map and all park information issued to you at the entrance station. They are free and useful tools, and have been ...

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Welcome to Yosemite

Welcome to Yosemite! There are as many ways to experience this amazing place as there are granite rocks in the Sierra Nevada landscape. The grandeur of Yosemite brings us together with a common sense of awe. We are grateful to the legions of staff and volunteers who work together ...

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Plan Your Visit

Near the eastern border of central California is a park about the size of Rhode Island. Situated in Sierra Nevada splendor, Yosemite National Park was established by an act of Congress on October 1, 1890, and has since become one of the best-known parks in the world. Open year-round, the ...

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Highlights

These highlights have been excerpted from The Complete Guidebook to Yosemite National Park by Steven Medley, published by the Yosemite Association. You can purchase the guide at any visitor center, call (209) 379-2648 or visit www.yosemitestore.com. See "Sights to See" for more information on many of these favorite Yosemite ...

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