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Your selected personal itinerary items are below. If you have e-mailed your Itinerary to the Tenaya Concierge, you will be contacted via e-mail or phone within 24 hours to book your selected items. To contact the Concierge, call 888-514-2167, option 3.

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Glacier Point Tour Glacier Point Tour
  • Round Trip Pricing: Adult $41, Senior $35, Child $23, Child under 5 Free
    One-Way Pricing: Adult 25, Senior $23, Child $15, Child under 5 Free

This spectacular Yosemite tour's four-hour round journey takes you from the valley to the breathtaking Glacier Point, towering 3,200 feet directly above the valley floor, and offers panoramic views of Yosemite Falls, Nevada and Vernal Falls, with the magnificent High Sierra in the distance. The Glacier Point Tour departs daily from Yosemite Lodge, and also offers a one-way ticket for adventurers wishing to hike down on their own. This tour operates from late Spring to early Fall, conditions permitting.  Trail maps are sold at the Curry Village Mountain Shop, the Village Sport Shop and the Glacier Point store.

    • Summer
      • 8:30 a.m.
      • 10:00 a.m.
      • 1:30 p.m.
    • Daily
    • 4 hours

Additional Information:

  • To make reservations prior to your arrival in the Park, please call (209) 372-4FUN (4386).
  • Activities and pricing are subject to change.
  • Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Zephyr Whitewater Rafting Zephyr Whitewater Rafting
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

Whitewater thrill seekers can make a day of running rapids on the Merced River. Included in the fee is a wet suit and helmet rental, life jackets, refreshments, lunch and spectacular scenery on a wild ride.  Transportation is not included - 1 1/2 hour drive from Tenaya Lodge.  This Yosemite whitewater rafting trip is available spring through summer.  Age and weight restrictions apply and vary depending on the river’s depth and strength.

    • April - July
    • 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    • Daily
    • Half-day and Full-day trips available

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  • Transportation is not provided.
  • Age and weight restrictions apply.
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Dinner at Embers Dinner at Embers
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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. Days and hours available dependant on time of year.  Please contact our Concierge for more information.

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Yosemite Valley Tram Tour Yosemite Valley Tram Tour
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity
    • Adult: $25
    • Senior: $23
    • Child: $13
    • Under 5: Free

On this two-hour tour, park rangers introduce some of Yosemite’s most famous sightseeing points in Yosemite Valley and describe the history, geology, plant and animal life of the region. This year-round Yosemite Valley Floor tour provides a fuller knowledge and enjoyment of the park.  Directions: Hwy 41 North to Yosemite Valley, 75 min drive time each way

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Yosemite Valley Horseback Riding Yosemite Valley Horseback Riding
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

Experience the breath-taking views and majestic scenery of Yosemite National Park by mule or horseback.  Their expert staff wil match you with a mount based on your age and riding ability.   Directions: Hwy 41 North to Yosemite Valley, 75 min drive time each way

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Yosemite Trails Pack Station Yosemite Trails Pack Station
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The Pack Station is located out of Tenaya's front door, just a mile down Jackson Road. Enjoy 1 & 2 hour horseback rides through thick pine forests, past lush meadows and along meandering streams. For those of you looking for a bit more adventure, saddle up for an exclusive trail ride into Yosemite's Mariposa Grove. What better way to get a glimpse into Yosemite's past than to visit these 2,000 year old redwood trees the way John Muir did.  1 Hour, 2 Hour and 4 Hour Rides available.

    • Mid-May - End of October
    • 1 hour, 2 hours, and 4 hours
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Yosemite History Museum Yosemite History Museum
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

Learn about Yosemite Indians by exploring a museum collection that includes remarkable woven baskets and traditional dress. Tour the outdoor Indian Village or talk with an Indian cultural demonstrator. The Yosemite Museum is located in Yosemite Village.  Directions: Hwy 41 North to Yosemite Valley, 75 min drive time each way

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Wawona Pioneer History Center Wawona Pioneer History Center
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

At Wawona's Pioneer History Center, the National Park Service commemorates the efforts of people, the events they experienced, and the issues they faced in establishing Yosemite National Park. The History Center is free to access and is open 7 days a week. Wagon rides are available on summer weekends, and horseback riding is available at the Yosemite Stable behind the History Center.  Directions: Hwy 41 North to Wawona, 20 minutes drive time each way; July - Early Sept

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Wawona Meadow Loop Hike Wawona Meadow Loop Hike
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

This trail circles the beautiful Wawona Meadow, and is most impressive in the spring when wildflowers are blooming, or in the fall when the leaves on the trees change color. This trail is also great for birding, including spotting a Great Grey Owl. There are two loops, one 3.5 mile, and one 5 mile, both of which are considered easy with very little elevation gain.  Directions: Hwy 41 North to Wawona, 20 minutes drive time each way; Mid May - Mid November; 2 hr, 3.5 mile round-trip trail

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Vernal Falls Mist Trail Vernal Falls Mist Trail
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

One of Yosemite's signature hikes, the Mist Trail is an extremely popular trail during the warm weather months. Unlike other Yosemite hiking trails which lead to one particular location or view, the Mist Trail features stunning views almost the entire way. The trail leads first to the top of Vernal Fall (3 miles round-trip, 1,000 feet elevation gain), and as the name implies there is no shortage of mist, making this trail a great way to see the park and stay cool at the same time. Directions: Hwy 41 North to Yosemite Valley, 75 min drive time each way; 3 miles round trip hike

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Summerdale BBQs Summerdale BBQs
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Available on select days during the summer season, Tenaya Lodge offers an entertaining outdoor BBQ program: the Gold Rush Summerdale BBQ. A sumptuous feast accompanied by activities make this event fun for the whole family. Contact the Concierge for dates; Mid June - Early September; Summerdale 6:00 p.m.; 2 hours

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Sports Relief Massage Sports Relief Massage
  • Guest favorite activity

A combination of muscle-specific therapy and our Comfrey & Sunflower Body Butter - a deeply moisturizing and healing body butter that reduces inflammation and encourages the rapid and healthy regrowth of skin and tissue cells. Nourish your body while you soften your skin. Available in 60 and 90 minute sessions.

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Ascent Custom Massage Ascent Custom Massage
  • Guest favorite activity

Whether you are looking to relax after a long hike or rejuvenate before site-seeing, a consultation with your therapist results in the perfect massage just for you. Available in 60 and 90 minute sessions.

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Shopping in Historic Downtown Mariposa Shopping in Historic Downtown Mariposa
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

In the historic downtown district of Mariposa County, you'll find a wide array of souvenir gift shops, specialty stores, antique shops and art galleries. Located within an hour's drive from Yosemite's west entrance on Highway 140, there's something for everyone! Directions: Hwy 41 South to Hwy 49 North via Oakhurst, 1 hour each way

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Nevada Falls Trail Nevada Falls Trail
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

One of Yosemite's signature hikes, the Mist Trail is an extremely popular trail during the warm weather months. Unlike other Yosemite hiking trails which lead to one particular location or view, the Mist Trail features stunning views almost the entire way. The trail leads all the way to the top of Nevada Fall (7 miles round-trip, 1,900 feet elevation gain), and as the name implies there is no shortage of mist, making this trail a great way to see the park and stay cool at the same time. Directions: Hwy 41 North to Yosemite Valley, 75 min drive time each way; 5-6 hrs; 7 miles round trip hike

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Nelder Grove Shadow of the Giants Trail Nelder Grove Shadow of the Giants Trail

This is the best chance you'll get to have a grove of giant sequoias all to yourself, especially on a weekday. The grove resides in a narrow draw with a brook flowing through the center of it, and besides the giant sequoias, you'll find lots of other big evergreens, especially cedars, plus several dogwoods. Directions: Hwy 41 south to Sky Ranch Road; 10 mile drive each way

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Mirror Lake Trail Mirror Lake Trail
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

An easy 2.4 mile round-trip trail (moderate in Winter) leads to Mirror Lake, which sits at the base of Half Dome. Due to a rock slide in 2009 the southern part of the trail is currently closed, but you can still hike to the Lake. Directions: Hwy 41 North to Yosemite Valley, 75 minute drive each way; 1-2 hrs; 2-5 miles round trip hike; Snowshoes recommended in Winter

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Lower Yosemite Falls Trail Lower Yosemite Falls Trail
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

The Lower Yosemite Falls Trail is one of the easiest and most popular trails in the park. The trail to the base of Yosemite Falls - the tallest waterfall in the United States, and the fifth tallest in the world - is just half a mile long with barely any elevation gain, and is a "must-hike" for anyone visiting the area. Directions: Hwy 41 North to Yosemite Valley, 75 minute drive each way; 1 mile round trip hike; 30 min; Waterfall is seasonal - peak May/June

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Half Dome Trail Half Dome Trail
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

Often referred to as the ultimate Yosemite day hike, the trail to the summit of Half Dome is one of the most popular trails in the park. The difficulty is strenuous (14.2 miles round-trip with 4,800 feet of elevation gain) and should only be attempted if you are in good physical condition, but the view from the top is unparalleled. Permits are required to hike the trail and can be obtained by calling 877-444-6777 (International callers dial 518-885-3639). Late May - Early October; 10-12 hr hike round trip; Permit from NPS required in advance to climb cables; Directions: Hwy 41 North to Yosemite Valley, 75 minute drive each way

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Guided Rock Climbing Excursion Guided Rock Climbing Excursion
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

Ready to grip some California granite? Tenaya Lodge can set up full- and half-day guided Yosemite rock climbing trips for climbers of all levels. Your guide will lead you to your Yosemite climbing destination from Tenaya Lodge.

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Glacier Point Glacier Point
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

Glacier Point is an overlook with a commanding view of Yosemite Valley. At an elevation of 7,214 feet, the point offers a superb view of Yosemite National Park's Yosemite Valley, including Yosemite Falls, Half Dome, Vernal Fall, Nevada Fall, and Clouds Rest. From the Glacier Point parking, a short, paved, wheelchair-accessible trail takes you to this exhilerating overlook.  Directions: Hwy 41 North to Glacier Point Road, 45 minute drive each way.

Additional Information:

Glacier Point Road access is seasonal

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Fly Fishing Excursion Fly Fishing Excursion
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

Fly fish California's majestic High Sierra. The Sierra Nevadas offer up some great fly fishing opportunities.

From Yosemite's Upper Tuolumne and Merced Rivers, south to the San Joaquin, Kings River and Kaweah Rivers, experience the finest guided trip, instruction and camp in California's Sierra Nevada. The fly fisherman will enjoy quality fishing conditions on uncrowded waters while angling for wild trout. We emphasize catch and release.

    • Spring - Fall
    • Daily
    • Half day & full day excursions available

Additional Information:

  • Lunch and fishing gear provided.
  • Does not include transportation or fishing licenses.
  • Fishing licenses required for all fishers ages 16 and up.
  • Fishing licenses can be purchased from our Concierge. 
  • Children under 16 do not need a fishing license.
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Fishing Fishing
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

The Sierra region is fully stocked with outstanding fishing options, including Fish Camp's Big Creek.  Cast a lure, wet a fly, and get ready to encounter some feisty Sierra fish.  Tenaya Lodge offers fishing pole and tackle box rentals, including the inside scoop of where to go. *May - Mid November *Hourly, half day and full day rentals available * *Fishing License required for 16 yrs and older and may be purchased onsite through the concierge.

    • May - Oct
    • May 1st - mid November
    • Hour, 1/2 Day, Full Day

Additional Information:

  • Fishing licenses required for all fishers ages 16 and up.
  • Children under 16 do not need a fishing license.
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Yosemite Valley Rafting Yosemite Valley Rafting
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity
    • Adult: $28.50
    • Child (12 & under): $23.50

Rafting on the Wild and Scenic Merced River can be one of the most refreshing ways to see Yosemite Valley's spectacular scenery. It's an easy half-day adventure for young and old alike. The length of the rafting season changes from year to year and depends on river depth, water temperature and climate.

Rafts can be rented at the Curry Village® Recreation Center. Rafts hold four adults and are equipped with paddles and the mandatory personal flotation devices.

Guide-yourself rafting on the Merced River can be one of the most refreshing ways to see Yosemite Valley's spectacular scenery (caution is required, particularly during snowmelt periods). You can rent "paddle-yourself" rafts at the Curry Village Recreation Center that hold four to six adults. They come with paddles and the mandatory personal flotation devices. Directions: Hwy 41 North to Yosemite Valley, follow signs to Curry Village - 1 hour and 15 minute drive time each way.

    • June - July
    • 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • Daily

Additional Information:

  • The per person fee covers one three-mile trip down the river, personal floatation devices for each person, two paddles and return trip by shuttle to the Curry Village Recreation Center.
  • Children must weigh at least 50 lbs.
  • In order to protect riparian (riverbank) resources, we encourage our rafters to disembark on sand or gravel bars. Swimmers should enter and exit the river on sandy beaches.
  • Please be sure to keep dispose of your trash in the containers provided at the end of your trip.
  • Activities and pricing are subject to change.
  • Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Yosemite Valley Biking Yosemite Valley Biking
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity
    • $11 per hour
    • $31.50 per day

One of the best ways to see Yosemite's many magnificent sights is on a bicycle – there are more than 12 miles of surfaced bike paths on the valley floor. Bring your own or rent a bike in Yosemite Valley at Curry Village or at the Yosemite Lodge at the Falls. Directions: Hwy 41 North to Yosemite Valley, 1 hour and 15 minute drive time each way.

    • Spring - Fall
    • 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    • Daily

Additional Information:

  • Bikes with trailors are available for $16.50 per hour or $54.00 per day
  • Strollers are available for $6.50 per hour or $18.00 per day
  • Last bike goes out at 6:45pm
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Moonlight Special Moonlight Special
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity
    • Adults: $49
    • Children: $24.50 (ages 3-12)

Enjoy a delicious New York steak BBQ dinner with old fashioned ballads and toe tappin’ melodies by Sugar Pine. Then It’s ALL ABOARD for the Logger Steam Train excursion under the stars as the conductor’s narration recalls the past when loggers and Shay steam engines ruled the woods.

The Moonlight Special Train Ride on the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad is an experience not to miss. Guests are fully entertained with a train ride under the Sierra moon, a plated western BBQ and entertainment by the Sugar Pine Trio.  Directions: Hwy 41 South, 2 miles on the left.

    • Spring - Fall
      • 6:30 p.m. (May - July)
      • 6:00 p.m. (Aug)
      • 5:30 p.m. (Sept)
      • 5:00 p.m. (Oct)
    • Saturdays (May, Sept & Oct); Wednesdays & Saturdays (June – Aug)
    • 2 Hours

Additional Information:

  • Please arrive a minimum of 15 minutes early .
  • 48-hour cancellation policy.
  • All prices and activities are subject to change without notice.
  • All activities are weather permitting.
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Steam Train Rides Steam Train Rides
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity
    • Adults: $19
    • Children: $9.50 (ages 3-12)

Do you hear that train a-coming? Thrill to the sights and sounds of steam powered railroading just around the bend from Tenaya Lodge at the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad. Vintage Shay locomotives provide the motive power for the one hour narrated excursion over tracks once used for logging trains at the turn of the century. Daily rides are available all summer.  Directions: Hwy 41 south, 2 miles on the left.

    • Spring - Fall
    • 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • Daily
    • 1 Hour

Additional Information:

  • Please contact the Concierge for specific ride departure times via email or call us toll-free, (888) 514-2167, option 3.
  • 24-hour cancellation policy.
  • Activities and pricing are subject to change.
  • Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Yosemite’s Wawona Golf Course Yosemite’s Wawona Golf Course
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity
    • Mon – Fri 18 holes $36, 9 holes $21.50
    • Sat & Sun 18 holes $41.50, 9 holes $25.50

Yosemite's Wawona Golf Course was the first regulation course in the Sierra Nevada when it opened in 1918, and has provided golfers challenging but rewarding rounds ever since. Designed by Walter G. Favarque to blend seamlessly into its spectacular surroundings, this nine-hole, par-35 national park golf course measures 3,050 yards and includes two par-five holes and three par-three holes. Different tee positions per side provide a par-70, 18-hole format. Golfers of every level enjoy the rolling terrain, variety of challenging holes and tranquil setting of this historic course.

    • Spring - Fall
    • 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m
    • Daily

Additional Information:

  • Golf Cart, Pull Cart and Golf Club rentals available
  • Snack and beverage service daily
  • Pro shop
  • Putting Green.
  • Activities and pricing are subject to change.
  • Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Tenaya Sledding & Tubing Tenaya Sledding & Tubing
  • Guest favorite activity

Guests at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite may rent skiing and snowshoeing equipment daily. Sledding discs are available for sale in the gift shop and rental on a first come first serve basis through Guest Services.

    • Winter
    • Daily

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  • Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Sierra Meadows Golf Course Sierra Meadows Golf Course
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity
    • Mon – Thurs 18 holes $35, 9 holes $22
    • Fri - Sun 18 holes $40, 9 holes $27

Sierra Meadows Golf Course is just 30 minutes from Tenaya Lodge. This year-round 18-hole Yosemite golf course will challenge the experienced golfer while allowing the novice to enjoy a day on the links in an unforgettable setting.

    • Annual
    • 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
    • Daily

Additional Information:

  • Senior, Junior & Twilight pricing available
  • Golf Cart, Pull Cart and Golf Club rentals available
  • Club House & Pro Shop
  • Golf Lessons Available
  • Shuttle Service Available for Groups
  • Activities and pricing are subject to change. Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Tenaya Climbing Wall Tenaya Climbing Wall
  • Guest favorite activity
  • $10.00 per person

Whether you’re planning a California rock climbing expedition to Yosemite or just want to test your skills, at Tenaya Lodge you can challenge yourself on our rock climbing wall. Inspired by the world-class rock climbers from El Capitan Meadow, our fun, 25-foot Yosemite rock climbing wall is lets you hone your skills before hitting the park.

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! *9 am - 1:30 pm daily *30 min session *Minimum weight of 45 lbs, max 230 lbs.

    • Spring - Fall
    • 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    • Daily
    • 30 minute sessions

Additional Information:

  • Please note: Guests using our Yosemite, California rock climbing wall must weigh at least 45 pounds and no more than 230 pounds.
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Tenaya Mountain Biking Tenaya Mountain Biking
  • Guest favorite activity
    • $12 per hour
    • $25 per half day
    • $35 per full day
Crisp mountain air, easy trails and unforgettable scenery. Tenaya Lodge guests can experience miles of Yosemite biking trails that lead them through the surrounding Sierra National Forest. Half-day and full-day rentals available for adults and children.
    • Spring - Fall
    • 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    • Daily

Additional Information:

  • Bike rentals issued on a first come, first served basis - no reservations taken.
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Giant Sequoia Half-Day Ride Giant Sequoia Half-Day Ride
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity
  • $160 per person
This is an exclusive Yosemite National Park horseback riding experience through the legendary Mariposa Grove. What better way to get a glimpse into Yosemite's past than to visit these 2,000-year-old redwood trees the way John Muir and Teddy Roosevelt did, from the back of a good horse. . .

The Mariposa Grove is the largest grove of giant sequoia trees in Yosemite, and is located at the south end of the park near the Wawona area. There are two loop trails to hike: the lower grove (2.2 miles round-trip) and the combined lower and upper groves (6 miles round-trip). Highlights include the Fallen Monarch, the California Tunnel Tree, and the infamous Grizzly Giant; a 2,700 year old sequoia tree which is also the largest tree in the park.  Directions: 1 mile down Jackson Road - 15 minute walk/5 minute drive each way.
    • Summer
    • 12:00 p.m.
    • Wednesdays & Saturdays
    • 4 Hours

Additional Information:

  • Please arrive 30 minutes before your ride’s departure time.
  • Riders must be at least 7 years of age, a minimum of 46" tall, and no more than 230 lbs.
  • Please no hats, backpacks, video cameras or MP3 players.
  • A minimum of four riders is required for this ride.
  • 24-hour cancellation policy.
  • Activities and pricing are subject to change.
  • Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Big Trees Tram Tour Big Trees Tram Tour
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity
    • Adult: $26.50
    • Senior: $25
    • Child: $19
    • Under 5: Free
The Big Trees Tram Tour is a fascinating 75-minute audio tour of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. Share the wonder of this ancient and beautiful grove as you hear about the history these magnificent trees have seen. This audio tour is available in English, French, Spanish, Japanese and German.  Directions: Hwy 41 North, right at park entrance, 10 minute drive each way
    • May - October
    • Daily
    • 1 hour and fifteen minutes

Additional Information:

  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis only - reservations not taken
  • The numerous tours depart daily, and schedules vary throughout the year.
  • Activities and pricing are subject to change.
  • Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Kids Snowmobiling Kids Snowmobiling
  • $40 per session

At Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite kids and snowmobiling go hand-in-hand. Here, they can experience the Sierra on their own Arctic Cat Junior Snowmobile. The run is just outside Tenaya's doors at "Winterdale" – and is guaranteed to get “awesome” reviews.

    • Winter
    • 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Friday - Sunday
    • 40 minute sessions

Additional Information:

  • Children must be at least 6 years of age, and a maximum of 5 feet tall and 115 lbs.
  • Advance reservations are recommended.
  • 24-hour cancellation policy.
  • Activities and pricing are subject to change.
  • Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Tenaya Lodge Ice Skating Tenaya Lodge Ice Skating
  • Guest favorite activity
    • One Session ~ Adult $15.00 / Child (3-12) $12.00
    • Day Pass ~ Adult $25.00 / Child (3-12) $20.00

Tenaya’s sparkling white ice rink measures an expansive 80 feet by 40 feet, and is open for day and evening skating sessions. Enjoy the romance and family fun of gliding over the ice while surrounded by the Sierra National Forest. Ice skating is a winter sport that’s a fun challenge for all ages and abilities.

    • Winter
      • 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
      • 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
      • 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    • Daily

Additional Information:

  • Activities and pricing are subject to change.
  • Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides
  • Guest favorite activity
    • Adults $30
    • Children (4-12yrs) $20

A Tenaya Lodge winter exclusive, horse-drawn sleigh rides depart directly from Tenaya Lodge and glide guests through a Yosemite winter wonderland of towering Sugar Pines and stands of Incense Cedars. A wonderful treat for the family, as well as a perfectly romantic holiday escape.

    • Mid December - March
    • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • Weekends & Holidays
    • 45 minutes

Additional Information:

  • Children under 3 are free, but must ride on lap.
  • Please arrive to 15 minutes prior to your scheduled ride time.
  • 24-hour cancellation policy.
  • Activities and pricing are subject to change.
  • Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Guided Sierra Waterfall Hike Guided Sierra Waterfall Hike
  • $25 per person

Discover rarely seen beauty with a hike to Tenaya's hidden Sierra waterfall. This guided experience traverses 5.5 miles of stunning Yosemite hiking trails. We recommend taking along a delicious picnic lunch from the Parkside Deli to enjoy while listening to the tranquil sounds of the rushing waters.

    • Summer
    • 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • Daily
    • 3 Hours

Additional Information:

  • 24-hour cancellation policy.
  • Activities and pricing are subject to change.
  • Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Snowshoe Nature Hike Snowshoe Nature Hike
  • Guest favorite activity
  • $15 per person

With acres of surrounding winter wilderness covered by well-marked snowshoe trails, Tenaya Lodge is a great place to get out and give snowshoeing a go.  Join a Tenaya guide for a 1.5 mile round trip snowshoe hike in the beautiful snowy landscape of the Sierra National Forest. Snowshoes provided.

    • Winter
    • 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • daily
    • 1 and a half hours

Additional Information:

  • Children must be at least 8 years of age to participate
  • Don’t want a guided hike? Snowshoe rentals are available
  • 24-hour cancellation policy.
  • Activities and pricing are subject to change.
  • Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Snowshoe Flashlight Hike Snowshoe Flashlight Hike
  • Guest favorite activity
  • $15 per person

Explore the Sierra National Forest by starlight on a 1.5 hour guided snowshoe flashlight hike into the forest. You'll use all your senses to experience a whole new side to the Sierra.

    • Winter
    • Please contact the Concierge for current departure times

    • Daily
    • 1 and a half hours

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  • Children must be at least 12 years of age to participate.
  • 24-hour cancellation policy.
  • Activities and pricing are subject to change.
  • Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Guided Sierra Nature Hike Guided Sierra Nature Hike
  • Guest favorite activity
  • $15 per person

Wake up your senses on a guided Yosemite region hiking experience or nature walk. You'll be surrounded by breathtaking views and magical flora and fauna.

    • Spring - Fall
      • 10:00 a.m. 
    • Daily
    • 1 hour and 15 minutes

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  • Recommend minimum age of 5 years old.
  • 24-hour cancellation policy.
  • Activities and pricing are subject to change.
  • Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
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Guided Sierra Flashlight Hike Guided Sierra Flashlight Hike
  • Guest favorite activity
  • $15 per person

Explore the Sierra National Forest by starlight on a guided flashlight hike into the forest. You'll use all your senses to experience a whole new side to Yosemite.

    • Spring - Fall
    • Varies seasonally with time of sunset
    • Daily
    • 1 Hour and 15 Minutes

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  • 24-hour cancellation policy.
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Gold Panning Gold Panning
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity
  • $10 per person

Join the rush and pan for real gold at Gold Rush City, just 5 minutes from Tenaya Lodge. A Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine prospector will give a hand and demonstrate the technique to find the yellow treasure just like the Ol' Forty-Niners! Fun for all members of the family!

    • Spring - Fall
    • 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    • Daily

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  • 24-hour cancellation policy.
  • Activities and pricing are subject to change.
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Discover Yosemite Tour Summer Discover Yosemite Tour Summer
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity
    • Adult: $118
    • Senior: $112
    • Child (under 16): $59

Make your visit to Yosemite National Park both relaxing and unforgettable with a Discover Yosemite Tour.  This all-day bus tour includes lunch and is narrated by expert local guides as you are transported through the phenomenal grandeur of this national treasure.  Departs from Tenaya Lodge

    • Spring - Fall
    • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    • Daily
    • 8 hours
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Discover Yosemite Tour Winter Discover Yosemite Tour Winter
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity
    • Adult: $110
    • Senior: $104
    • Child (under 16): $55

Make your visit to Yosemite National Park both relaxing and unforgettable with a Discover Yosemite Tour. This all-day bus tour includes lunch and is narrated by expert local guides as you are transported through the phenomenal grandeur of this national treasure. Departs from Tenaya Lodge

    • Winter
    • 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    • Daily
    • 6 hours
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Couples Massage Couples Massage
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Melt away tension with a signature massage by our expert Therapists. Share the bliss alongside someone special with an Ascent Couples Massage. Available in 60 and 90 minute sessions.

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Chilnualna Falls Hike in Wawona Chilnualna Falls Hike in Wawona
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

Located in the Wawona area in the southern part of Yosemite, the Chilnualna Falls trail is a less-traveled alternative to the popular Mist Trail. The 8.4 mile round-trip trail is considered strenuous, but showcases three amazing waterfalls ranging in height from 50 to 240 feet.  Directions: Hwy 41 North to Chilnualna Falls Rd, Wawona; 30 minute drive time each way; Waterfalls are seasonal

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Bridalveil Falls Trail Bridalveil Falls Trail
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

At 620 feet tall, Bridalveil Fall is one of the most prominent waterfalls in Yosemite Valley. An easy 1.2 mile round-trip trail leads to the base of the falls, taking 30 minutes to an hour.  Directions: Hwy 41 North to Yosemite Valley, 75 minute drive time each way; 1.2 mile round-trip; Waterfall is seasonal - peak May/June

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Bass Lake Ski Boat Rental Bass Lake Ski Boat Rental
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

Bass Lake's fully-equipped ski boats are extremely popular. They are equipped with large engines that are designed to pull skiers of all sizes out of the water effortlessly. Don't know how to ski? If you've always wanted to learn, they provide ski lessons.  8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. spring through late summer. Visit www.millerslanding.com for more information.  Directions: Hwy 41 South to Rd 222, 18 miles each way

    • Late Spring - Late Summer
    • 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    • Daily
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Bass Lake Patio Boat Rental Bass Lake Patio Boat Rental
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

These Patio Boats are designed to cruise around Bass Lake. You can fish, swim, pull a tube or just relax on a patio boat. All of the boats are equipped with gas barbeques, partial canopies, swim ladders and life vests. 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. spring through late summer.  Visit www.millerslanding.com for more information.  Directions: Hwy 41 South to Rd 222, 18 miles each way.

    • Late Spring - Late Summer
    • 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    • Daily
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Badger Pass Ski Area Badger Pass Ski Area
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

California's original ski resort, Yosemite's Badger Pass Ski Area, is the go-to mountain for generations of winter sports lovers. Today, Badger Pass is still one of the best (and most affordable) family-friendly places in the Sierra to learn to ski or snowboard – and it's a blast for every age & skill level. There's also a dedicated tubing hill and miles of cross-country trails. Directions: Hwy 41 North to Glacier Point Road, 45 minute drive time each way

    • Winter
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    • Daily
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Archery Archery
  • Guest favorite activity
  • $10 per person

Travel back in time to the days of Robin Hood at our Sierra Mountain Archery Range! Using traditional recurve bows, you and your family ages 5 and up will hone your archery skills and become masters of the bow.  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 targets.

    • Annual
    • 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    • Daily
    • 30 minute sessions

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  • 24-hour cancellation policy.
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Ansel Adams Gallery Ansel Adams Gallery
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

From its origin in 1902 in a tent in the California wilderness, Best's Studio, dba The Ansel Adams Gallery, has evolved into a center that celebrates the arts and the natural grandeur of our environment. The Ansel Adams Gallery strives to cultivate an aesthetic appreciation and concern for our world by offering visitors a unique variety of books, handcrafts, fine arts, and an extraordinary collection of Ansel Adams original photographs.  Directions: Hwy 41 North to Yosemite Valley, 75 minute drive time each way; 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily

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Ahwahnee Hotel Historic Tour Ahwahnee Hotel Historic Tour
  • Guest favorite activity
  • Yosemie/Sierra Region activity

Take a step back in time as your tour guide takes you through the magnificent halls, great rooms and grounds of The Ahwahnee® - known today as one of the nation's most recognized "Great Lodges of the West." Learn the story behind the hotel's unique architecture and interior design, as well as insights on the people who influenced the building and how it carries out the National Park Service's mission. These Yosemite tours are designed for adults and mature children. Directions: Hwy 41 North to Yosemite Valley, 75 minute drive time each way; Daily 1 hour tours

    • Vary seasonally

    • Vary seasonally
    • 1 hour
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