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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

Rafting & Water Sports

Yosemite Rafting & Water Sports

Stay cool on a warm day by spending some time down by the water.  Whether you're serious about fishing, or just serious about fun, the many rivers and lakes in Yosemite can provide just the right source of recreation.


Rafting
In Yosemite, rafting is a fun, relaxing way to cool off and take in the views.  Gather your friends and family, rent a raft and float leisurely down the Merced River. 

Swimming
Whether you are interested in lounging by the river or splashing at one of our swimming pools, at Yosemite, swimming is a restful and refreshing way to spend an afternoon.

Fishing
The Park has spectacular fishing in both the front and backcountry.  Yosemite Fishing licenses are available at select locations within the park.