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Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias is closed until spring 2017 - The Mariposa Grove is closed for a restoration project. More

Increase in incidence of plague in western United States in 2015 - Plague, which is carried by infected rodents and their fleas, was detected in rodents and fleas at Crane Flat, Tuolumne Meadows, and Tamarack Flat Campgrounds. The park treated these areas; risk of exposure remains low. Don't touch or feed wildlife More

Yosemite Ranger Walks & Talks

Yosemite Ranger Walks & Talks

Yosemite Ranger walks and talks offer a fun way to learn about a variety of topics, including the Park's geology, early people, wildflowers and trees, astronomy and bird watching. (And don't forget to ask about the history of the Park Rangers’ famous hat!) These exciting walks and talks are offered in all areas of the Yosemite National Park depending on the season and access.

When and where
Please check the Yosemite Guide or Yosemite's Weekly Program Listing for up-to-date information and offerings.

Varies but approximately 1 to 1.5 hours.

Advanced registration is not required.


Varies by venue and season but typically unlimited.

What to bring
Please dress for the weather and activity.

The program is wheelchair accessible.

More Information
National Park Service Rangers also narrate the Yosemite Valley Floor Tour during the summer months.

For more information about Yosemite National Park, please visit the National Park Service's website.