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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

Family Story Time

Children's Storybook Hour

Children's Storybook Hour offers your youngsters an enjoyable glimpse at Yosemite’s wonders. Discover stories about animals, plants, and people of Yosemite.

The Details

When and where
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.


Unlimited. This program is designed for children ages 7 and under, who are accompanied by an adult. Parents, guardians, and older siblings are welcome to share this experience as well.

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 DNC P&R at Yosemite Interpretive Services at 209-372-8243.

Other Interpretive Programs
This is just one of many Yosemite interpretive programs available to guests. For more information, please visit For specific information regarding interpretive programs for families, please visit