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Yosemite Theater

Ranger Ned's Big Adventure

Ranger Ned's Big Adventure

Take an epic trek with a rookie ranger. Experience the story of Yosemite in a rollicking new way. Created specifically for Yosemite, Ranger Ned's Big Adventure is a fun, interactive, and educational play by The Traveling Lantern Theatre Company. You can see a preview of their performance on the Traveling Lantern website.

The Details

When and where
Please meet at the Curry Village Amphitheater (near shuttle stop #13b). Please check the Yosemite Guide or Yosemite's Weekly Program Listing for up-to-date information and offerings.

1 hour.

Advanced registration is not required.



What to bring
Please dress for the weather including comfortable, close-toed footwear. In addition, please bring water, snacks, hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.

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 program 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
This is just one of many Yosemite interpretive programs available to guests. For more information, please visit For more information regarding other programs for families, please visit

Additional Information
For more information regarding Curry Village, please visit

Yosemite Conservancy Theater Programs

Yosemite Theater offers unique and personal opportunities for discovering and reliving Yosemite’s history with live evening shows. Resident actor Lee Stetson and other renowned performers create unforgettable shows that connect you to the struggles, triumphs, history and perspectives of past and present Yosemite.

Yosemite's live theater performances are ticketed events. Tickets available through the Yosemite Conservancy Store at the Visitor Center and at Tour & Activity Desk at Yosemite Lodge at the Falls. Show dates are subject to change.

For more information about Yosemite Park theater performances, see the current Yosemite Guide or visit the Yosemite Conservancy Theater page. Groups of 10 or more, please contact the Tour and Activity Desk at Yosemite Lodge at (209) 372-1240.