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Tioga Road (Hwy 120 through the park) and Glacier Point Roads are Closed for the Season - The Tioga Road (Highway 120 through the park from Crane Flat to Tioga Pass) and Glacier Point Road are closed due to snow; there is no estimated opening date, although they usually open sometime in May. More

Yosemite Adventures

Nature & History Programs at Yosemite

Nature, history and ranger-led programs unlock deeper meanings and stories behind the stunning scenery you see all around you in Yosemite. Check out the Yosemite Guide online or in the park newspaper they distribute at the gate to see what programs will fit into your plans. It will be well-worth your time and energy to connect with and be inspired by the passionate rangers, local naturalists and cultural historians that lead these programs.

Evening Presentations – Relax after a day of park activity with an evening presentation on a range of topics.

Art Classes – Take home a beautiful Yosemite souvenir that you created!

Photography – Join staff from The Ansel Adams Gallery to explore photographic locations in the valley and create the best images you can.

Live Theater Programs – Performances blend entertainment with insights into park history

Ranger Walks and Talks – Learn more about Yosemite from National Park Service rangers.

Junior Rangers – An activities booklet makes learning about Yosemite fun for young people, and the young at heart. Junior Rangers are sworn in and presented with a badge.