Upgrades and Fun Extras

Enhance your stay with our fun, memorable reservation upgrades and add-on packs. Surprise a loved one with a bottle of wine or a selection of local brew. Delight your children with a cozy stuffed animal or cool explorer gear. Add-on packs will be delivered to your room or villa the evening of check-in and are a welcome treat after a long journey.

Enhance your stay with our fun, memorable reservation upgrades and add-on packs. Surprise a loved one with a bottle of wine or a selection of local brew. Delight your children with a cozy stuffed animal or cool explorer gear. Add-on packs will be delivered to your room or villa the evening of check-in and are a welcome treat after a long journey.

If you’re interested in purchasing one or more of these upgrades, simply add them to your reservation when booking online or mention them to our reservationist if booking via phone or email. You can purchase any of the add-ons for other lodge guests as well by contacting our front desk by phone at 209-379-2373 or email at info@rushcreeklodge.com.

Hiker’s Trail Pack $50  

Explore Yosemite and its surrounding areas with our Hiker’s Trail Pack! Our hiker’s pack takes the guesswork out of your preparation because we’ve put together all the essentials for hitting the trail for you. Pack includes A trail mix container to fill in our general store with the items of your choice, 2 logoed reusable Rush Creek water bottles, 2 nature identification cards, and a map & guide to Yosemite Valley.

Snuggle Time Pack $35

Make Rush Creek Lodge home away from home with this cozy sleepy time package. Your junior adventurer will be able to snuggle in for the night with a plush 12″ stuffed animal, relevant to our surroundings, and a beautifully illustrated children’s book about the area.

Kids Adventure Pack $35

Jumpstart your kiddo’s Yosemite adventures with these field essentials. Discovering will be a breeze with a telescope, magnifying glass, and a field microscope.

California Wine Pack $50

Calling all wine lovers! Our wine pack gives you a taste of local Yosemite wine grown by our favorite vineyard right down the road in Groveland; Yosemite Cellars.  Pack includes a bottle of red wine and two logoed Rush Creek Lodge wine glasses and a fine chocolate bar.  White wine available upon request, will not be Yosemite Cellars.

Please note you must be 21 or older to purchase this pack.

Local Brew Pack $45

California is at the epicenter of the beer revolution, so with our Local Beer Pack, you get to kick back with your feet up, and enjoy a California Craft Beer as you take in the mountain views right from your room. Our brew pack includes 2 – 22oz beers, two Rush Creek logoed pint glasses & snack mix.

Please note you must be 21 or older to purchase this pack.

Romance Pack $45 

Looking for a romantic gift for your loved one? Romance is in the air the moment you enter your room here a Rush Creek Lodge with this package. Discover chocolates, a chilled bottle of bubbly, logoed glasses and a special note to kick your romantic weekend off.

Please note you must be 21 or older to purchase this pack.

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*All prices listed are before tax. 

Yosemite Winter Snowshoe Adventure

Looking for an adventure this winter? Let one of our friendly Recreation Guides take you on a snowshoe adventure to one of Yosemite’s Giant Sequoia Groves!

Starting the Snowshoe (Kim Carroll)Merced Grove Trailhead Goofballs on Snowshoes (Kim Carroll)Rush Creek Lodge Winter Sunset (Kim Carroll)Available November 25th 2017 to March 22nd 2018

Winter is a beautiful season in Yosemite and one that few visitors get to experience. This season tends to be a Yosemite fan favorite because there are far fewer park visitors and the snow-covered scenery is absolutely stunning. Oh and we can’t forget endless snowshoeing adventures. Escape the crowds and set out on an epic winter adventure with us here at Rush Creek Lodge!

Our convenient two-night Giant Sequoia Hike or Snowshoe Package makes it easy to take advantage of extraordinary recreational opportunities during this serene, majestic season. Join our friendly Recreation Guides on a guided half day snowshoe adventure or break trail on your own with our snowshoeing gear. But don’t worry, we’ve even took the planning one step farther– we’re taking care of breakfast to make sure you’re fueled for the day’s adventures, packing up a picnic lunch for in our General Store and cheersing you at Happy Hour upon the completion of your Yosemite snowshoe adventure.


  • 2 Nights of Lodging
  • Hearty homemade breakfast each morning of your stay in our full-service restaurant
  • Half-day Guided Giant Sequoia Hike or Snowshoe
  • Freshly made trail lunch for your guided adventure
  • Happy Hour Beverage* on one evening of your stay

*Guests under the age of 21 will be able to get one of our Signature Mocktails or Tasty Hot Chocolates! 

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 Package  Room Type 2-Night Package
Couple’s Giant Sequoia Hike or Snowshoe Package 2 adults,
Lodge King Room
starting at $252.50 per night
Family Giant Sequoia Hike or Snowshoe Package 2 adults, and 1-2 children or 3rd adult
Two Bedroom Villa
starting at $341.50 per night

El Capitan Merced River Reflection (Kim Carroll)Advance reservations required. Certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Pricing does not include tax. For reservations or more information, call (209) 379-2373 or email us at , or book online today!

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Yosemite Relaxation and Renewal Program

Needing to hit the reset button? Join us for our Relax and Restore Package, each day preparing you for the next Yosemite adventure.

Rush Creek Hot Stone Massage (Kim Carroll)Rush Creek Lodge Fall Sunset (Kim Carroll)Hillside Villas (Kim Carroll)Enjoying a Mountain Sunset (Kim Carroll)King Sleeping Area and Deck

Available November 25th 2017 to March 22nd 2018

Need to hit the reset button?

Yosemite is the perfect place, and our Wellness Guides are the ideal hosts to help you relax and find renewal.

With the Yosemite Relaxation and Renewal Program you’ll enjoy three blissful days and two peaceful nights of being completely cared for.

Delight in your own private One Bedroom Villa adorned with the coziest amenities, from extra plush bedding to soothing aromatherapy, as well as breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada Foothills and surreal sunsets.

Your Wellness Guide will greet you upon arrival to help you get settled into your Villa and acquaint you with the many amenities designed for your comfort and wellness .  You’ll enjoy beverages and hors d’oeuvres during your private consultation to select the right mix of treatments and activities that are best suited to your interests and abilities.

In addition to your in-room Signature Massage for two on the second day of your program, you may want to further unwind with a hand, foot or scalp massage.  Or if you’d like to get outside and try something extraordinary, our Wellness Guides are professionally trained in aquatic massage, which they provide under the sun or stars in one of our saltwater hot tubs.  You also have the option for a private Yoga session in your Villa.

Whatever you and your Wellness Guide decide, know that each day is designed to prepare you for the next, combining elements that nurture your mind, body and soul, to form a perfectly-curated stay customized to your needs.

You will return home from Yosemite feeling better than ever.

Yosemite Relaxation and renewal Program INCLUDES:

  • 2 Nights of Lodging in our Coziest Villa decked out with special amenities like Fresh Spa Water, Teas and Aromatherapy Oils
  • Snack Board and Welcome Basket waiting for you in your room upon your arrival
  • Private Yosemite Activities Consultation with your Wellness Guide
  • Coffee or tea service in-room each morning
  • Hearty homemade breakfast in our full-service restaurant each morning of your stay
  • Delicious three-course dinner in our full-service restaurant
  • In-Room Rush Creek Signature Massage 
  • Recreation Voucher ($50 value) to use for Guided Adventures, Equipment Rentals or Additional Wellness Treatments during your stay
  • Turn Down Service and Late Night Snacks
  • Happy Hour Beverages* for two on one evening of your stay
  • Guaranteed late checkout at 2pm

*Guests under the age of 21 will enjoy one of our Signature Mocktails or Tasty Hot Chocolates! 

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Program Pricing  Room Type 2-Night Package
Yosemite Relaxation and Renewal for Couples 2 adults,
One Bedroom Villa
starting at $486.50 per couple, per night, plus tax **
Yosemite Relaxation and Renewal for Singles 1 adult,
One Bedroom Villa
starting at  $323 per night, plus tax

Rush Creek Massage (Kim Carroll)** Cost for additional adult is $211 per night, plus tax, and includes all package elements.  Cost for additional child 2-12 years old is $28.50 per night,  plus tax, and includes breakfast both mornings, dinner, and one non-alcoholic Happy Hour beverage.

Advance reservations required. Certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Pricing does not include tax, does include basic gratuity. For reservations or more information, call (209) 379-2373, email us at , or book online today!

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Two nights not enough to hit the reset button? Our Yosemite Relaxation and Renewal Program Guests can extend their stay with an exclusive 25% off any additional nights. Be sure to inquire with our Front Desk Reservationists about this special offer.

Bed & Breakfast Package

Start each day of your Yosemite adventure with a hearty mountain breakfast as part of our convenient Bed and Breakfast packages. Packages include lodging and the freedom to order any entree from our full breakfast menu plus your choice of juice and Peet’s coffee or tea.

Breakfast menu items vary with the seasons and range from traditional classics like Farm Egg Omelets to fresh takes on old favorites such as our BBQ Brisket Benedict. Or how about Pecan Sticky Buns right from the hearth of our wood fired oven? Yummy!

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bed & breakfast package

the perfect kickstart

Add a hearty mountain breakfast to each morning of your stay, as the perfect kickstart to your Yosemite adventure. After enjoying a cup of Peet’s coffee as you take in the mountain views from your balcony, you can join us in our full service restaurant where Chef Lemens has crafted a menu sure to satisfy your tastebuds and fuel your day’s adventures.

You’re free to order your choice of entrée, juice, and Peet’s coffee or tea from our main breakfast menu. A child’s breakfast includes a child sized entrée portion and juice, hot chocolate or hot apple cider.

Our seasonal menus include everything from Farm Egg Omelets to BBQ Brisket Benedict, Avocado Toast to Pecan Sticky Buns right from the hearth of our wood fired oven. From savory to sweet, appetites of all varieties will be satisfied and ready to hit the trail for whatever adventure awaits you in Yosemite.

As always we’re happy to accommodate a wide variety of special food needs. You’ll find vegetarian, vegan and gluten free menu items, and you’re welcome to talk to your server about modifications to fit your needs at each meal.

To book this package, no promotional code is needed and there are no blackout dates. Simply reserve the room or villa that fits your party best, then select the Bed & Breakfast Package option as you complete your reservation.

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Packages start as low as $325 per night for two adults. Everyone on the same reservation must be on the same package and purchase the same package options. Holiday Packages and other special packages prices are inclusive and cannot be broken down into individual component pricing.

(Breakfast rates are $20 per adult, $12 per child, gratuity included, tax not included.)

25% Off Yosemite Winter Escapes

Now through March 30th save 25% off your room rate with no strings attached!

Merced Grove Trailhead Goofballs on Snowshoes (Kim Carroll)Snowbombed by a Gian Sequoia (Kim Carroll)Happy Snowshoeing at Merced Grove of Giant Sequoias (Kim Carroll)Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and WaterfallsRush Creek Winter Pool Fun (Kim Carroll)Rush Creek Beer Tasting (Kim Carroll)Rush Creek Guest Lounge (Kim Carroll)

25% off yosemite winter escapes January 3rd – March 22nd*

15% – 25% off April 8th – 26th.  See details below.*

Located at the Highway 120 West entrance to Yosemite National Park, Rush Creek Lodge is just minutes away from two of Yosemite’s Giant Sequoia Groves and the lesser-traveled Hetch Hetchy region of the Park.  This year’s mild winter conditions mean more trails are wide open for spectacular, easy day hikes to locations usually only accessible by snowshoe this time of year.  And our guides are ready to help you discover all the best locations!

Winter is one of the most peaceful times of year in Yosemite, when you often feel like you have the park all to yourself.  When the snow falls, hiking turns to snowshoeing, which means you now have the wonderful opportunity to treat yourself to a winter escape that can include anything from a spectacular snowshoe adventure among Giant Sequoias, to an invigorating hike among Yosemite’s best waterfalls of the year, or a classic mountain lodge getaway complete with cozy fires, great meals and hot tub sunsets.

We say, why not do it all?

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Snowshoe Among Snow-bombing Giant Sequoias!

We’ve been having a ton of fun lately, snowshoeing among the Tuolumne and Merced Groves of Giant Sequoias.  When the sun comes out and warms up the snow along the tree tops, you get to play “Dodge the Snow-bombs” along the trail, which has everyone laughing pretty much the entire way.

The Merced and Tuolumne Groves of Giant Sequoias are easily accessible just a few minutes’ drive from the lodge. You can bring your own snowshoes or rent them from us.  Either way, our friendly Recreation team is here to help you find the way, whether you’d like to explore on your own or try one of our entertaining and informative professionally guided adventures.

Stroll Like a Local in Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy Hideaway

If you’re looking for a more leisurely walk through the park, the Hetch Hetchy hike to Wapama Falls is a local favorite for those who prefer a crowd-free Yosemite. Hetch Hetchy is a lesser-known, lesser-traveled section of Yosemite National Park, and is a High Country counterpart to the more famous Yosemite Valley.  This season you’ll be amazed by the display of waterfalls and waterways spilling out of the granite cliffs and into the reservoir, creating an astonishing array of living colors and textures along the way.

After a satisfying day hiking Hetch Hetchy, you drive right through our sister property, the Evergreen Lodge, where everyone loves to stop for a break at the historic Tavern.  They serve an impressive selection of craft beers, signature cocktails (and mocktails), and fine wines by the glass (or bottle). It’s a warm, inviting environment filled with loving history that you won’t want to miss.

Back at Rush Creek

Back at Rush Creek Lodge, some guests prefer to take it easy by the fire in our cozy Guest Lounge, play around in our Game Room, or hang out and keep an eye on sports on the big screens in Rush Creek’s Tavern.

Our heated saltwater pool and hot tubs are open year-round, unless of course Mother Nature tells us otherwise.  Watching the sunset from the comfort of our saltwater hot tubs is fast becoming a guest favorite!

Don’t forget our daily activities, including everything from our nightly tradition of roasting s’mores by the outdoor fire, to craft beer tasting, to our incredible Wellness Program that includes dozens of therapeutic treatments and a variety of Yoga.

Save 15% – 25% through April*

After Spring Break you can save 15% – 25% through April 26th.

You don’t need a promo code.

You can book your discounted room right here on our web site, or email us at , or dial (209)379-2373 to talk with one of our friendly Front Desk reservationists.

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*Discounted rates are subject to availability January 3, 2018 – April 26, 2018, and are not valid President’s Day Weekend 2/16-2/18 or during Spring Break 3/23-4/7. Discount is taken off our standard rates, may not be combined with other offers, and has no cash value.

Yosemite Winemaker Weekends

Bringing together all who share a love of Yosemite, delicious wine and food pairings, and above all good company! Weekend packages start at $490 per person and include lodging, breakfast, Friday night reception, and Saturday night four-course dinner with some of Napa’s most loved winemakers.

Yosemite Winemaker Weekends

Select weekends January 27th – March 19th

Enjoy Yosemite in style with some of our favorite winemakers who are visiting from Napa.  They’re bringing great wine, which we’re pairing with delicious food and good company!

Packages include lodging, breakfast both mornings, a Friday night winemaker welcome reception and tasting paired with small bites, and Saturday four-course dinner expertly paired to highlight the evening’s wine selections.

Prices start from $490 per person for the entire weekend.  You can book by calling the lodge at (209) 379-2373 or emailing .

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Valentine’s Sweetheart Getaway

Romance is alive and well year-round at Rush Creek Lodge, but if you’re looking for a particularly memorable Valentine’s experience you’ll want to indulge in our Sweetheart Package.

Rush Creek Lodge Winter Sunset from Guest Lodge (Kim Carroll)VALENTINE’S SWEETHEART GETAWAY

Available February 1st through March 1st, 2018

Indulge in a romantic getaway and the beauty of a Yosemite winter. Your idyllic mountain retreat is just the beginning of your Valentine’s experience here at Rush Creek Lodge.

Active days, relaxing nights, cozy spaces and delicious food and drink provide the perfect mix for happiness, romance and rejuvenation.


  • Lodging
  • Delicious three-course dinner
  • Hearty mountain breakfast on one morning of your stay
  • Freshly made trail lunches for your day’s activities on one afternoon
  • A romantic Valentine’s welcome gift basket with bottle of Champagne*
  • Guaranteed late checkout
  • Evening activities including roaring fires, s’mores, movies, games and more.

The Enhanced Valentine’s Sweetheart Packages also include 50-minute full body therapeutic massages for you and your loved one in our peaceful massage suites just steps away from your lodge room.

 Package Room 2-Night Package
Sweetheart’s Package 2 adults,
Deluxe King Room
starting at $288 per night
Enhanced Sweetheart’s Package 2 adults,
Deluxe King Room and a 50-minute therapeutic massage for 2
starting at $404 per night

Pouring Wine (Kim Carroll)Advance reservations required. Certain restrictions may apply. Pricing does not include tax or gratuity.  Enhanced package upgrade requires advance massage booking and is subject to availability. Massages are individual, not simultaneous. You can book this package online, by calling 209-379-2373 or emailing us at .

*Non-alcoholic Champagne available upon request. Must be 21 years or older to purchase alcoholic champagne Valentine's Sweetheart Packages.


Rush Creek Lodge is a superbly designed ‘destination within a destination,’ located ½ mile from the Highway 120 West entrance of Yosemite National Park, California.

The first new Yosemite lodge in more than 25 years, Rush Creek provides a relaxed yet sophisticated experience inspired by the nature surrounding its 20-acre wooded hillside setting. Rush Creek features a mix of 143 Lodge Rooms, Suites, and Hillside Villas, all with private decks, most with sunset views.

Amenities throughout the property are designed for kids and adults alike:

A sister property to the nearby Evergreen Lodge, Rush Creek provides the same warmth and genuine hospitality, and equally strong social and environmental missions. The resort is a 3-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area along scenic Highway 120, the most direct year-round route to Yosemite from the Bay Area.