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Naturalist Strolls

Naturalist Strolls

Enjoy a scenic and enlightening stroll near The Ahwahnee hotel. Discover the park’s natural and cultural history along the way. Since the program content varies depending on who is leading the stroll, you can come back many times for new stories and perspectives.

The Details

When and where
Please meet at The Ahwahnee hotel (near shuttle stop #3). 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 during the warmer months. During the winter, we advise you to wear appropriate clothing including multiple layers, waterproof outer layer, hat, gloves, sunglasses, and snow or hiking boots.

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