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Halloween Cemetery Tour

Halloween Cemetery Tour
Halloween Cemetery Tour

Explore the Yosemite Cemetery by lantern light with a Delaware North at Yosemite interpretive guide on a Halloween Cemetery Tour.

On this evening tour, discover the graves and historical stories of native Miwok families, Yosemite’s first guardian, Yosemite’s first trail builder and the first person to climb Half Dome along with other Yosemite inhabitants. This free activity is suitable for all ages.

When and where
Thursday, October 29
7:30pm 1.5 hour Walking Tour of Yosemite Cemetery

Friday, October 30
7:30pm 1.5 hour Walking Tour of Yosemite Cemetery

Saturday, October 31
5:30pm 1.5 hour Family Focused Walking Tour of Yosemite Cemetery
7:30pm 1.5 hour Walking Tour of Yosemite Cemetery

Please meet in front of the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center. Please check the Yosemite Guide or Yosemite's Weekly Program Listing for up-to-date information and offerings.

1.5 hours.

Advanced registration is not required.


Unlimited. Everyone including families and children are encouraged to attend.

What to bring
Please dress for the weather including comfortable, close-toed footwear. As evening temperatures are much cooler than daytime temperatures, we suggest you bring warmer layers. In addition, please bring water, snacks, and a flashlight.

We can accommodate various special needs with advance notice. We have assistive listening devices for those who are hard of hearing or, potentially, an interpreter for participants who are Deaf. The tour is wheelchair accessible. If possible, please inform us of any needs before the program.

Call Delaware North at Yosemite Interpretive Services at 209-372-1153.

Other Interpretive Programs
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