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Yosemite National Park Tours

All Guided Trips Include Park Entry – No Ticket Needed

The Guided Recreation Program at Rush Creek Lodge has evolved from the expertise of the much-loved Recreation Program at our sister property, the Evergreen Lodge at Yosemite.  Our Yosemite hiking tours, camping tours, and other adventures 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. Many trips offer departures from both locations.

If you prefer to adventure on your own rather than join one of our guided Yosemite tours, our recreation team is always happy to provide guests with free planning advice and guidance. You may also check out some of our affordable adventure gear rentals such as trekking poles, backpacks, binoculars, bicycles, and more to perfectly complement your Yosemite adventures.

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’re here to make sure your trip is rewarding, meaningful and fun!

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Rush Creek Signature Massage

Jan-Dec, $230

Round out your Yosemite adventure with our talented team of certified massage therapists who can help you find the perfect balance of relaxation and rejuvenation.

Whether you’ve spent a long day on the trail or a relaxing day at the lodge, your body and mind will thank you for time well spent in the capable hands of our wellness team.  You can enjoy your massage in the serene and welcoming setting of our private massage suites or at our sister property the Evergreen Lodge in their massage cabanas nestled among towering pines.

Our massage therapists specialize in various styles of massage, which may alter slightly with shifts in recommended health and safety protocols from time to time. Price for massage treatments includes Spa Day Use:

Our signature treatment is an energy-balancing experience that integrates Swedish techniques with hot stone, sound therapy, and a personalized chakra crystal treatment. Your chakra stones are your gift to take with you for continued focus and relaxation at home.

Beginner Effort, Ages 18+, 1-3 Hours

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Our signature treatment is an energy-balancing experience that integrates Swedish techniques with hot stone, sound therapy, and a personalized chakra crystal treatment. Your chakra stones are your gift to take with you for continued focus and relaxation at home.

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Mt. Dana Naturalist Hike

Jun-Oct, $220

Conquer Yosemite’s 2nd highest peak, an extinct, ancient volcano, on a strenuous 5 mile (round trip) hike that takes you through a lodgepole pine forest and up along the very steep, metamorphic rock-covered mountainside of Mt. Dana. On this hike, you will start at an elevation of about 10,000 ft and reach an altitude of up to 13,061 ft at the summit with stunning panoramic views of the jagged High Sierras, alpine meadows, and Mono Lake!

Advanced Effort, Ages 14 and older, Full Day

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Conquer Yosemite’s 2nd highest peak, an extinct, ancient volcano, on a strenuous 5 mile (round trip) hike that takes you through a lodgepole pine forest and up along the very steep, metamorphic rock-covered mountainside of Mt. Dana.

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Rush Creek Boga

May-Sep, $30

Spring through Fall be sure to bring your swimsuit and join us for a fun new Boga board workout on (and in!) our heated saltwater swimming pool.  You’ll have a good laugh while getting a good workout!

Our Boga boards feel like a cross between a paddleboard and a Yoga mat, so you float on top of the water, tethered to the side of the pool, while we walk you through a series of movements that combine elements of strength, balance, and FUN!

Please note this is a seasonal activity. Contact the Rush Creek Recreation team for availability and details via phone at (209) 379-2425 or by email at [email protected].

Beginner-Advanced Effort, Ages none, 1 Hour

Spring through Fall be sure to bring your swimsuit and join us for a fun new Boga board workout on (and in!) our heated saltwater swimming pool.  You’ll have a good laugh while getting a good workout!

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Rush Creek Yoga

May-Sep, $30

As part of Rush Creek’s wellness program, we are pleased to provide on-site yoga instruction led by our certified instructors. Rush Creek provides an unforgettable setting for yoga. A place of calm can be found amongst against the backdrop of mountain and sunset views.

Rush Creek Yoga sessions usually take place in the form of Hatha Yoga, focusing on alignment and breathing.  We welcome all who are interested, from beginners to more advanced levels of experience.  Yoga mats are provided for all yoga activities. Yoga at Rush Creek is available by request.

Please note this is a seasonal activity. Contact the Rush Creek Recreation team for availability and details via phone at (209) 379-2425 or by email at [email protected].

Beginner-Advanced Effort, Ages none, 1 Hour

As part of Rush Creek’s wellness program, we are pleased to provide on-site yoga instruction led by our certified instructors. Rush Creek provides an unforgettable…

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Yosemite Flight Tours

Jan-Dec, $249

Sierra Nevada Aerial Tour

The Sierra Nevada mountains are a continuous range that forms the western “backbone” of the Americas. The wilderness is spectacular and has a rich history of gold mining and exploration. 

An air tour is a perfect way to explore this remote country quickly and provides unmatched photography perspectives. Our Sierra flight is our most popular flight, commencing at Pine Mountain Lake Airport and flying over Tuolumne Canyon, Cherry Lake, and into the Emigrant wilderness. 

The Emigrant Wilderness is a glaciated landscape of great scenic beauty. The northeastern third of the wilderness is dominated by volcanic ridges and peaks; the remaining areas consist of many sparsely vegetated, granitic ridges interspersed with numerous lakes and beautiful meadows. This tour will provide you with a spectacular view of untouched wilderness, as well as views into the famous Yosemite National Park! It’s the perfect way to get a great photo off the beaten path.

Yosemite Aerial Tour

Yosemite Tour – This tour will take you east over the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne to Cherry Lake. We will then turn southeast and enter Yosemite National Park at Lake Eleanor flying over Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. The final part of the tour will provide spectacular views of Yosemite Valley before flying west returning to Pine Mountain Lake airport.

Beginner Effort, Ages none, 1-3 Hours

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An air tour is a perfect way to explore this remote country quickly and provides unmatched photography perspectives. Our Sierra flight is our most popular flight, commencing at Pine Mountain Lake Airport and flying over Tuolumne Canyon, Cherry Lake, and into the Emigrant wilderness. 

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Taft Point and Sentinel Dome Loop

May-Oct, $175

This 5.8-mile hike takes you between two stunning lookouts (Taft Point and Sentinel Dome) that gaze over the entirety of the valley throughout the majority of your hike. Once you reach the top of Sentinel Dome, you are provided with a 360-degree view of Yosemite National Park (including Half Dome and Yosemite Falls), and Taft Point allows for some of the most picturesque views of the valley’s plunging cliffs. This hike has unlimited scenic views, but be prepared to work for them as you will overcome about 1,200 feet of elevation while you hike! Your naturalist guide will provide you with an abundance of interesting and interactive information about the wildlife, vegetation, and geology you experience while on your hike. If you are looking for a beautiful, dynamic, and iconic way to view this part of Yosemite National Park, then this is the tour for you!

Intermediate Effort, Ages 12+, Half Day

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This 5.8-mile hike takes you between two stunning lookouts (Taft Point and Sentinel Dome) that gaze over the entirety of the valley throughout the majority…

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Mono Pass Naturalist HikeMono Pass Naturalist Hike

Jun-Oct, $195 adult

This spectacular 7.4 mile (round trip) trail wanders through pristine Lodgepole Pine forests and alpine meadows to the edge of the timberline and places you on the crest of the Sierra Nevada, one of the nation’s most inaccessible and rugged mountain ranges. For unforgettable views of the Eastern Sierra and beyond this Mono Pass hike is the way to go!

Intermediate-Advanced Effort, Ages 12+, Full Day

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This spectacular 7.4 mile (round trip) trail wanders through pristine Lodgepole Pine forests and alpine meadows to the edge of the timberline and places you…

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Yosemite Valley Stagecoach Road Naturalist Hike

Jan-Dec, $175 adult; $95 child 8 to 12 years

This Yosemite Valley tour combines an iconic Valley tour and guided 6-mile round trip hike along an abandoned stagecoach route to one of Yosemite’s most spectacular, historic and least known vistas! During our tour, we visit the Valley’s most famous waterfalls and vistas, and we enjoy a variety of additional stops along the way.

Intermediate Effort, Ages 8+, Full Day

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This Yosemite Valley tour combines an iconic Valley tour and guided 6-mile round trip hike along an abandoned stagecoach route to one of Yosemite’s most spectacular, historic…

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Lower Yosemite Falls Trail (Kim Carroll)Upper Yosemite Falls and Columbia Rock Hike

May, $175 per person (ages 14 and older)

This 7.6 mile hike takes you to breathtaking panoramic views of Yosemite Valley and picturesque views of both Yosemite Falls and Half Dome. During spring or early summer witness Yosemite Falls roaring and in full effect. This is the ultimate stair master hike so prepare yourself for a strenuous workout.

Advanced Effort, Ages 14 and older, children 14 to 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult., Full Day

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This 7.6 mile hike takes you to breathtaking panoramic views of Yosemite Valley and picturesque views of both Yosemite Falls and Half Dome. During spring…

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Photo of Family after a Rush Creek Paint PartyYosemite Painting Party

Jan-Dec, $45

Grab your friends and family and join step-by-step instruction with our experienced and enthusiastic local artists during our Yosemite Painting Party. You’ll leave with a one-of-a-kind Yosemite creation to take home and plenty of great memories. 4-person minimum.

Offered Mondays at 7 pm at Rush Creek Lodge and Tuesdays at Evergreen Lodge at 7pm, $45 per person. Advance reservation required.

Includes: Unique souvenir painting on canvas, everything to create the painting, local painting teacher.

Beginner-Intermediate Effort, 1-3 Hours

Grab your friends and family and join step-by-step instruction with our experienced and enthusiastic local artists during our Yosemite Painting Party. You’ll leave with a…

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Glen AulinGlen Aulin Naturalist Hike

Jun-Oct, $195

Join us for an epic adventure in the very heart of the Yosemite High Country. This 10 mile (round trip) trail to Tuolumne Fall takes you to a beautiful cascade waterfall , granite cliffs, pristine meadows, and breathtaking alpine forests. 

Intermediate-Advanced Effort, Ages 12 and up, Full Day

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Join us for an epic adventure in the very heart of the Yosemite High Country. This 10 mile (round trip) trail to Tuolumne Fall takes…

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Glass Blowing ImageGlass Blowing Experience at Rush Creek

May-Oct, $95 per person

Join our expert glassblower for an exciting introduction to the art of hot glass blowing, while she guides you through the necessary steps required to make your own piece of glass art. No experience is necessary for this mesmerizing 45-minute class.

All take-home glass pieces need overnight annealing (a cooling process) and will be ready for pick up the next day.

Advance reservation required, please contact the Recreation Desk for availability and details.

Beginner Effort, Ages 8 and older, children 8 to 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult., 45 Minutes

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Join our expert glassblower for an exciting introduction to the art of hot glass blowing, while she guides you through the necessary steps required to…

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Yosemite Valley Explorer

Jan-Dec, $150 adult; $80 child (ages 8-12).

Come to explore the hidden trails of Yosemite Valley! Our gentle to moderate 4 to 5-mile hike (or snowshoe) winds around many of Yosemite’s iconic wonders and provides splendid views of seasonal creeks, meadows, and boulders with memorable views of Yosemite’s iconic sights!

This tour showcases the Valley’s icons as well as its hidden secrets. You’ll gain an understanding of how glaciers, rivers, rocks, and erosion created this scenic wonder, and get some insight into John Muir’s legacy as our friendly naturalist guides do the driving.

Beginner-Intermediate Effort, Ages ages 8 and older, Half Day

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Come to explore the hidden trails of Yosemite Valley! Our gentle to moderate 4 to 5-mile hike (or snowshoe) winds around many of Yosemite’s iconic…

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Stargazing at the Evergreen

May-Oct, $35 adult; $15 youth 12 and under

Experience the night sky like never before! Far from light pollution, you’ll be up close to nature’s light show, gazing through our reflector telescope. Observe stars, planets, constellations, and glimmering galaxies while listening to fun facts and mythology of the night’s sky.

Please note this activity is dependent on night sky conditions and may be unavailable due to cloud coverage or inclement weather. Our friendly Recreation Team will be able to give you more information on current weather conditions during your stay.

1-3 Hours

Experience the night sky like never before! Far from light pollution, you’ll be up close to nature’s light show, gazing through our reflector telescope. Observe…

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Tuolumne River Whitewater Rafting

Apr-Sep, $307-334 per adult; $280-307 per youth

Experience the exhilaration of the finest whitewater rafting in the state on the beautiful Tuolumne River. The “T” is known for its rocky, technical drops. Class IV & V.

Beginner-Intermediate Effort, Ages 12 and older (dependent on water levels), Full Day

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Experience the exhilaration of the finest whitewater rafting in the state on the beautiful Tuolumne River. The “T” is known for its rocky, technical drops….

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Merced River Whitewater RaftingMerced River Whitewater Rafting

Apr-Jun, starting at $123 per adult; $112 per youth

Enjoy a full or half day on one of California’s best whitewater rafting paddle-boat trips. The 11-14 miles of rafting on the Merced is typically class 3 (rated 1-5, with 5 being most challenging), with a combination of memorable rapids and peaceful floats through pristine waters and scenic canyons.  This trip is suitable for first time rafters, and depending on water levels, children over age 7.

Beginner Effort, Ages 10+ depending on conditions, Full Day, Half Day

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Enjoy a full or half day on one of California’s best whitewater rafting paddle-boat trips. The 11-14 miles of rafting on the Merced is typically…

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Giant Sequoia Snowbomb (Kim Carroll)Giant Sequoia Hike or Snowshoe

Jan-Mar, Nov-Dec, $125 adult; $65 child 8 to 12 years

This 3-mile round trip snowshoe adventure combines the beauty of a snow covered Yosemite with the majesty of the Giant Sequoias. The stunning contrast of white snow against the reddish bark of the sequoias, the largest living species on earth, is like nothing you have ever seen.

Beginner-Intermediate Effort, Ages 8+, Half Day

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This 3-mile round trip snowshoe adventure combines the beauty of a snow covered Yosemite with the majesty of the Giant Sequoias. The stunning contrast of…

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Granite Gorge & Preston Falls Naturalist Hike

Mar-May, $150 adult, $80 child 10 to 12 years

An epic day exploring one of our favorite hidden gems, stunning Preston Falls, deep in the Granite Gorge section of river downstream from the pristine Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. We’ll hike alongside the river among abundant wildflowers, enjoy lunch on the banks and take a dip in the clear, cool water before hiking back. This is crowd-free Yosemite hiking at its finest. Call or email for seasonal availability based on varying weather conditions.

Intermediate Effort, Ages Ages 10+, Full Day

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An epic day exploring one of our favorite hidden gems, stunning Preston Falls, deep in the Granite Gorge section of river downstream from the pristine…

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Giant Sequoia Tunnel - Kim Carroll PhotographyBig Trees Hike & Swim

Jul-Oct, $150 adult, $80 child 8 to 12 years

This popular half day trip along the historic Old Big Oak Flat Road takes you into a grove of Yosemite’s famous Giant Sequoias and ends up at one of our favorite local swimming holes for a swim and picnic lunch before heading back to the lodge.

Intermediate Effort, Ages 8+, Half Day

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This popular half day trip along the historic Old Big Oak Flat Road takes you into a grove of Yosemite’s famous Giant Sequoias and ends…

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South Rim of Yosemite Valley Naturalist Hike

Jun-Oct, $195 per person (ages 12 and older)

Skip past the summer crowds and take a hike with our fun and informative naturalist guides along the lesser-traveled southern rim of Yosemite Valley.  See Yosemite’s icons and 1,200 square miles of splendid scenery in a whole new light on this unusual Yosemite Valley Hiking Tour.

Intermediate-Advanced Effort, Ages 12+, Full Day

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Skip past the summer crowds and take a hike with our fun and informative naturalist guides along the lesser-traveled southern rim of Yosemite Valley.  See…

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Private Fly Fishing Trips with Echo Adventure

Mar-Nov, $175 to $530 per person

Beginners and seasoned veterans alike can enjoy a memorable day with an expert fly fishing guide casting on scenic Yosemite waterways.

Family Fun fly fishing

Get a taste of Yosemite fly fishing on local waters on this fun half-day adventure perfect for the whole family! This basic introduction focuses less on instruction and more on the experience of fly fishing, as well as aquatic ecology and conservation with many opportunities to sustainably catch and release trout along the river banks of our favorite local spots. Boots and waders are not provided as we focus solely on Czech Nymphing from the river bank! $215 per person for 2-4 people, $175 per person for 5-7 people, $350 for a solo angler. Use the promo code Group20 for a 20% discount on 5 or more people.

introduction to fly fishing

This private Introduction to Fly Fishing trip is perfect for individuals, families or groups that want to learn the basics of fly fishing during their visit to Yosemite National Park! This beginner trip focuses on beginner casting, fly selection, reading water, basic knot tying, Czech Nymphing, dry fly, streaming, and wet fly techniques. $300 per person for 2-4 people, $255 per person for 5-7 people, $530 for a solo angler. Use the promo code Group20 for a 20% discount on 5 or more people.

Experienced angler’s private half day

Already know the basics? Join our local guides and gain access to the best waters in the Sierra for native Rainbow Trout and wild Brook trout and trophy Brown trout. We can help sharpen your cast, share tips and techniques, or just provide the right fly for the right fish.  $235 per person for 2-4 people, $185 per person for 5-7 people, $385 for a solo angler. Use the promo code Group20 for a 20% discount on 5 or more people.

Experienced angler’s private full day

Enjoy the best of Yosemite area on our full day fly fishing adventure for intermediate and advanced anglers. Whether you want to try for the elusive Golden Trout in Yosemite’s backcountry or spend your day in the iconic splendor of Yosemite Valley, our private guide can help you achieve all of your fishing goals.  $315 per person for 2-4 people, $255 per person for 5-7 people, $530 for a solo angler. Use the promo code Group20 for a 20% discount on 5 or more people.

Evergreen & Rush Creek Lodges work with amazing agencies such as Echo Adventure Cooperative to provide top quality fishing experiences on the Yosemite area waterways.

Beginner-Advanced Effort, Ages 7+, Full Day

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Beginners and seasoned veterans alike can enjoy a memorable day with an expert fly fishing guide casting on scenic Yosemite waterways. Family Fun fly fishing…

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Yosemite Valley from Tunnel ViewRange of Light Yosemite Valley Tour

Jan-Dec, $150 adult, $80 child 4 to 12 years

Following the footsteps of John Muir, we visit the Valley’s most famous and impressive wonders as well as its hidden secrets, with plenty of time to stop, relax and enjoy on this Yosemite Valley Tour.

Beginner Effort, Ages 4+, Half Day

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Following the footsteps of John Muir, we visit the Valley’s most famous and impressive wonders as well as its hidden secrets, with plenty of time…

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Yosemite Valley Vista - Kim Carroll PhotographyWonders of Yosemite Hike & Tour

Jan-Dec, $175 adult, $95 child 8 to 12 years

One of the classic Yosemite tours, this is a full day’s adventure to see Yosemite’s icons – Yosemite Falls, Bridalveil Fall, Half Dome, El Capitan, Tunnel View –  plus a 3-mile hike among Giant Sequoias.

*Please note that this tour visits many of the same iconic sights as our Yosemite Valley Glacier Point Tour. Please contact our Recreation team at [email protected] if you have any questions about the similarities of these two tours.

Beginner-Intermediate Effort, Ages 8+, Full Day

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One of the classic Yosemite tours, this is a full day’s adventure to see Yosemite’s icons – Yosemite Falls, Bridalveil Fall, Half Dome, El Capitan,…

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Hetch Hetchy from the DamHetch-Hetchy Wapama Falls Naturalist Hike

Jan-Jun, Oct-Dec, $125 adult, $65 child 8 to 12 years

Leave the crowds behind and enjoy a leisurely and fascinating 5 mile hike above the shores of this tranquil reservoir to the 1,200 foot Wapama Falls.

Intermediate Effort, Ages 8+, Half Day

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Leave the crowds behind and enjoy a leisurely and fascinating 5 mile hike above the shores of this tranquil reservoir to the 1,200 foot Wapama…

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Half Dome from Glacier PointGlacier Point and Yosemite Valley Tour

May-Oct, $175 adult; $95 child 4 to 12 years

Taking you through a wide-ranging collection of Yosemite’s most famous icons, including Glacier Point, then the tour continues with stops that may include The Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite Falls, Mirror Lake, and El Capitan Meadow to spot climbers in action. Not to mention a picnic is the ever so picturesque Yosemite Valley.

*Please note that this tour visits many of the same iconic sights as our Wonders of Yosemite Tour. Please contact our Recreation team at [email protected] if you have any questions about the similarities of these two tours.

Beginner-Advanced Effort, Ages 4+, Full Day

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Taking you through a wide-ranging collection of Yosemite’s most famous icons, including Glacier Point, then the tour continues with stops that may include The Ahwahnee…

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Tenaya Lake PanoramaYosemite High Country Naturalist Tour

Jun-Oct, $175 adult; $95 child 4 to 12 years

Discover the less traveled Yosemite High Country, where we visit scenic vistas, take short walks and relax among stunning alpine lakes, meadows, rivers, granite domes and peaks.

Beginner-Intermediate Effort, Ages 4+, Full Day

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Discover the less traveled Yosemite High Country, where we visit scenic vistas, take short walks and relax among stunning alpine lakes, meadows, rivers, granite domes and…

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North Dome Naturalist HikeNorth Dome Naturalist Hike

Jun-Oct, $175 adult; $95 child 9 to 12 years

This 9 mile hike takes you to a breathtaking perch on the north rim of Yosemite Valley directly across from Half Dome where you can gaze out at the surrounding cliffs, canyons, and peaks of the greater Yosemite area.

Intermediate-Advanced Effort, Ages 9+, Full Day

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This 9 mile hike takes you to a breathtaking perch on the north rim of Yosemite Valley directly across from Half Dome where you can…

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Rancheria FallsRancheria Falls Naturalist Hike

Apr-May, Sep-Oct, $175 per person (ages 12 and older)

A rewarding 13 mile day hike deep into the little traveled Hetch Hetchy Valley.  Breathtaking views of the reservoir, abundant wildflowers and energizing waterfalls.

Intermediate-Advanced Effort, Ages 12+, Full Day

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A rewarding 13 mile day hike deep into the little traveled Hetch Hetchy Valley.  Breathtaking views of the reservoir, abundant wildflowers and energizing waterfalls.

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May LakeMay Lake & Mount Hoffmann Naturalist Hike

Jun-Oct, $175 adult

A crowd-free hike to the geographic center of the Yosemite National Park takes you past one of the most pristine alpine lakes in the high country to 360-degree views of Yosemite’s breathtaking peaks and valley.

Intermediate-Advanced Effort, Ages 12+, Full Day

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A crowd-free hike to the geographic center of the Yosemite National Park takes you past one of the most pristine alpine lakes in the high…

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Cloud’s Rest Naturalist Hike

Jun-Oct, $225 per person (ages 12 and older)

Insiders will tell you that this hike is equally challenging but more rewarding than Half Dome, with a summit that provides sweeping views of Half Dome, the Cathedral Range and Tenaya Canyon. This is some of the most epic Yosemite hiking available for a day hike.

Advanced Effort, Ages 12+, Full Day

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Insiders will tell you that this hike is equally challenging but more rewarding than Half Dome, with a summit that provides sweeping views of Half…

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Sunset Vista Happy Hour Tour (Kim Carroll)Sunset Vista Happy Hour Tour

May-Oct, $55 adult; $30 child 20 and younger

On this popular two hour tour and happy hour to view the sun setting over the Tuolumne River Canyon we provide chairs, a glass of wine (or soda) and snacks for you to enjoy while you savor the serenity.

This is one of the few Yosemite sunset tours with a Happy Hour element, courtesy of the awesome guides at the Evergreen Lodge.

Beginner Effort, Ages All Ages , 2 hours, Sunset

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On this popular two hour tour and happy hour to view the sun setting over the Tuolumne River Canyon we provide chairs, a glass of…

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Mule Deer Buck in Fall (Robb Hirsch Photography)Private Photography Workshops

Jan-Dec, Half Days Start at $330; Full Day Start at $565

Join professional nature photographer, biologist and naturalist Robb Hirsch on a private photography expedition in magical Yosemite National Park. After a short orientation to determine your experience and interest, he will design a customized trip to provide ample opportunity to learn and practice a wide variety of field techniques to refine your own personal style and technical skills.

Group size is limited to provide personalized attention and the most meaningful experience to maximize learning potential as you immerse yourself in the world of nature photography. Robb’s unique experience as a guide and educator will help you create strong compositions, evaluate ideal exposure, utilize depth of field for maximum impact and discover many lesser-known hidden gems in Yosemite.

With the compelling landscapes, iconic Yosemite features and potential dramatic light, this trip affords the opportunity to capture the soul of the Sierra Nevada’s most well known photographic location.

Beginner-Advanced Effort, Full Day, Sunrise, Sunset

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Join professional nature photographer, biologist and naturalist Robb Hirsch on a private photography expedition in magical Yosemite National Park. After a short orientation to determine…

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Yosemite Overnight Backpacking Adventure

May-Oct, $1050 one-two ppl; $350 each additional (4 max)

Fully customizable private overnight backpacking trips in Yosemite National Park with our experienced naturalist guides range from 6-30 miles (over two days) and highlight some of the most iconic and the least visited areas of Yosemite!

Create the ultimate Yosemite adventure with our private, all-inclusive backpacking trips personally designed to fit your needs and expectations. Whether you are looking for a relaxing overnight adventure for your family or a rugged 30 mile back country experience, our passionate and skilled naturalist guides can deliver! Our intimate knowledge of Yosemite and the surrounding areas allows us to craft an adventure that is unique, memorable and customized to fit your exact goals. Our two day trips along the Tuolumne River and through Yosemite’s High Country, Hetch Hetchy or the rim of the famed Yosemite Valley can focus on various outdoor activities and are suitable for all experience levels.

Intermediate-Advanced Effort, Ages 12+, Overnight

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Fully customizable private overnight backpacking trips in Yosemite National Park with our experienced naturalist guides range from 6-30 miles (over two days) and highlight some…

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For more information or to reserve a trip, please email us at [email protected] or call us at (209) 379- 2373.