Half Dome Snow on the Merced River (Jennifer L.)Rush Creek Romantic Bubbles (Pui Yin L.)Chef Lemens in Action (Kim Carroll)Starting the Snowshoe (Kim Carroll)Snow Swimming (Kim Carroll)2020/2021 New Year’s Celebration

Monday, December 28, 2020 – Saturday, January 2, 2021

With Yosemite as your backdrop, you can confidently put 2020 in the rearview mirror and join us for a fresh start to 2021. We’ll find creative ways to celebrate and create a memorable holiday that will warm your heart and bring a smile to your face.

The hospitality team at Rush Creek responds to changing health and safety regulations with creative solutions that ensure you can still enjoy delicious freshly prepared food and drinks during your stay.  When indoor dining is not permitted, the kitchen offers great food for takeout, and the Tavern and General Store continue our terrific beverage service, all to be enjoyed in a variety of outdoor settings, in your room or on your private deck.

Your New Year’s Holiday Package includes:

  • Lodging
  • New Year’s Eve dinner (three-night package includes an additional dinner on another evening of your stay)
  • Hearty homemade mountain breakfast in our full-service Restaurant each other morning of your stay
  • An exciting welcome gift, including a bottle of sparkling wine or cider
  • Evening activities including s’mores by the outdoor fire and fun games for all ages
2-Night Package 3-Night Package
New Year’s Package 2 adults,
Lodge King Room
starting at $565 per night starting at $567 per night
New Year’s Family Package  2 adults, plus 2 children,
2-Bedroom Villa (King/Double Twin)
starting at $793 per night starting at $801  per night
Pricing for additional options for varying party sizes or other room types are presented when making your reservation on this site.

Prices are per night and do not include tax. Advance reservations are required and subject to availability.  Meals do not include alcoholic beverages. To avoid wait times for dining, we recommend making reservations directly on our web site.  Click here for restaurant reservations.

Call 209-379-2373 or email  to reserve or you can book online here:

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2020/2021 New Year’s Eve Details coming soon. Meanwhile…

We’re working hard to put together a creative and memorable New Year’s Eve Celebration here at Rush Creek Lodge. Check back soon for all the fun things we’ll be doing!

Take a look at our gorgeous new indoor/outdoor Spa, filled with innovative amenities inspired by our favorite Yosemite experiences.  From our Warm Waterfall Coves and Granite Waterfall Hot Tub, to the Aromatherapy Steam Room and one-of-a-kind Sensory Room, we’ve created surprising spaces for playful relaxation and quiet contemplation.

Click over to our Spa pages to see options for individual massage treatments and private day use that will make this your best New Year yet.

With Yosemite as the star of the show this New Year, you’ll want to talk with our Recreation Team about the best adventures for your party.  You can visit the Recreation Desk in the Guest Lounge any time for free planning advice on everything from easy local hikes to epic Yosemite explorations.

You can also check out dozens of professionally guided adventures in our Explore planner.  We’ve got everything from leisurely tours of Yosemite’s iconic sites to snowshoe adventures among groves of Giant Sequoia trees.

Our Rec Team is also happy to help you with daily rental of gear like snowshoes or trekking poles.

For expert advice from the team ahead of time, it’s great to email them at , and they’ll get back to you promptly.

Happy trails!

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NOTE: When you arrive, we’ll provide a detailed itinerary that includes all of the week’s activities and times.