Learn to shoot a bow and arrow like Robin Hood on our very own archery range! This 30 minute course includes a brief instruction on how to use the bow, and then you're free to shoot as many arrows as you can at our hay bale targets. Available May - October, weather dependent.
Ascent Spa at Tenaya Lodge
Ascent Spa at Tenaya Lodge welcomes guests with twelve treatment rooms and additional relaxation rooms, all designed for maximum rejuvenation. The newly built spa includes dry saunas, steam rooms, a yoga room, an enhanced wellness center and instructor-led classes.
Available on select days during the summer season, the Chuckwagon Jamboree Cookout is a sumptuous feast accompanied by activities such as a chuckwagon ride and cowboy songs around a campfire. Fun for the whole family!
Just a short walk from the main lodge, Tenaya's cottages offer the benefits of a more secluded escape with Tenaya's signature amenities and services. It's perfect for families and those who want a little more privacy with features like fireplaces, private balconies, refrigerators, microwaves, televisions and more.
Cottages Indoor Pool & Spa
After a long day on the hiking trails, cool off by taking a dip in our Indoor Pool at the Tenaya Cottages.
Just outside the front door of Tenaya Lodge, experience some of the best opportunities to snowshoe in the High Sierra. Perfect for the novice and expert alike. Available throughout the winter months.
Featuring signature Sierra Alpine cuisine and led by Executive Chef Frederick Clabaugh CCC, Embers offers an elegant and intimate Yosemite dining experience with a crackling, double-side fireplace as the centerpiece, elegant high-back crimson chairs and personal candlelit service.
Guest Arrival for Cottage and Lodge Guests
Wake up your senses on a guided Sierra hiking experience or nature walk. You'll be surrounded by breathtaking views and magical flora and fauna. Guided Morning Nature Hikes, Evening Flashlight Hikes, and Waterfall Hikes are available daily. Weather dependent.
Horse-drawn Sleigh Rides
Exclusively at Tenaya Lodge, horse-drawn sleigh rides depart directly just out the front door of the Lodge and glide guests through a winter wonderland of snow dusted Sugar Pines and Incense Cedars. A wonderful treat for the family, as well as a perfectly romantic escape. Available throughout the winter months, weather dependent.
Horseback Riding - Yosemite Trails Pack Station
Experience the breath-taking views and majestic scenery of the High Sierra on horseback. Available throughout the summer months.
Ice Skating Rink
Available Mid November - April, guests can enjoy a winter sport that's a fun challenge for all ages and abilities. Tenaya's sparkling white ice rink measures an expansive 80 feet by 40 feet, and is open for day and evening skating sessions.
Indoor Pool & Spas
The main lodge features an 18-meter indoor heated pool and two spas. All are perfect to soothe tired muscles after a long day on the trails. Yes, you can even enjoy music underwater.
Jackalopes Bar & Grill and Patio
Indulge your hearty appetite with Jackalope's Bar and Grill's traditional American fare for Lunch or Dinner. Featuring made-to-order burgers, sandwiches, specialty salads and more, this Yosemite bar and grill offers an array of options to satisfy your craving.
Kids Snowmobile Run
Available throughout the winter, kids get the chance to experience the Sierra on their own Arctic Cat Junior Snowmobile. The run is just outside the Tenaya's doors at "Winterdale." Guaranteed to get "awesome" reviews from your kids. Dependent on weather conditions.
Meeting and Event Space
Surrounded by the majestic Sierra National Forest, the Four-Diamond Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite offers world-class meeting facilities, luxury accommodations and endless recreation. Tenaya features 14 meeting rooms, including a 10,000-square-foot ballroom and additional outdoor venues with stunning mountain views. And when it's time to unwind, indulge in first-class massages, out-of-this-world body treatments and more at Ascent Spa. Or grab a bite at one of five incredible restaurants including Embers, where your guests can enjoy fine dining in an upscale ambiance.
Crisp mountain air, easy trails and unforgettable scenery - Tenaya Lodge guests can experience 36 miles of wooded mountain biking trails through the Sierra National Forest. Half day & full day rentals available, for adults & children. Available May - October, weather dependent.
Outdoor Pool, Spa & Bearfoot Bar
Tenaya Lodge boasts two indoor pools and three outdoor pools featuring private cabanas, The Bearfoot Bar, a zero-entry kid’s splash pool with mushroom water features, and new adult-only wading pool. The adult only pool is 15'x15' and 3.5' deep. After enjoying the cool waters of our swimming pools, you can relax in one of our five hot tubs across the property, two of these are also for the enjoyment of adults only. In addition, Tenaya also offers a smaller indoor pool at the Cottages at Tenaya Lodge.
The Bearfoot Bar offers a full bar, including signature cocktails, cold draft beer and menu of summertime favorite foods to enjoy while you relax. Watch sports at the bar, enjoy lunch at one of the umbrella-covered tables pool-side, or let us serve you at your lounge chair or one of our cabanas.
*Outdoor pools are only open seasonally when weather permits.
Overview "Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite"
Nestled on 48 acres in the Sierra National Forest and just two miles from Yosemite, the AAA Four-diamond Tenaya Lodge offers easy access to Yosemite’s most alluring attractions and all of the conveniences and services one would expect from a luxury resort property, including the new Ascent Spa, multiple dining options, all-season activities, indoor and outdoor pools, concierge and much more.
Stop by Tenaya Lodge's Parkside Deli to pick up your morning cappuccino or espresso, bagels, muffins, healthy snacks and picnic lunches.
Inspired by watching Yosemite Valley’s world-class rock climbers from El Capitan Meadow? Test your own skills on our fun 25-foot Yosemite climbing wall! Please note that there is a minimum requirement weight of 45 pounds and maximum weight of 230 pounds. Dependent on weather conditions.
Sierra Restaurant and Patio
The Sierra Restaurant is one of the our most popular dining venues - a spacious and comfortable room surrounding a towering limestone fireplace, offering a wide range of cuisine in laid back setting. Enjoy a cozy fireside dinner with your friends and family, or during the summer months, dine under the stars at the Sierra Restaurant's outdoor patio - complete with firepit.
Parents can enjoy sitting by the outdoor fire pit watching the kids. Available throughout the winter months, the sledding hill is complimentary for guests, there are sledding discs available on a first come first serve basis. Dependent on weather conditions.
Available on select days during the summer season, the Gold Rush Summerdale BBQ is a sumptuous feast accompanied by activities such as making campfire s'mores and live entertainment. Fun for the whole family! Summerdale is available for private parties.
For a more casual, family-friendly dining experience, try Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite's newest restaurant- the Timberloft Pizzeria. Located at the Tenaya Cottages, the Timberloft Pizzeria features artisan wood fired pizzas, pasta and other Italian favorites. Open for dinner.
Walkway to Main Lodge
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Yosemite National Park Entrance Gate
Yosemite National Park's southern entrance is just 2 miles north of Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite.