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Experience Yosemite Articles

  • Gather in Yosemite in October and November to celebrate the season of giving with a fine harvest of sights and experiences. Find tips on where to stay and what to see during this golden season in Yosemite.

  • Savor late summer and early fall in Yosemite Mariposa County. This stretch between Labor Day and Thanksgiving is its own luxuriant season in the Sierra. Discover all there is to see and do in Yosemite Mariposa County during this time.

  • It’s time for a mini-road trip to discover the freedom of the open road, and the many small-town gems along various routes through Yosemite Mariposa County.

  • Discover the ‘other’ domes in Yosemite Mariposa County. From Sentinel Dome to Lembert Dome, there is plenty to explore and love beyond the famous Half Dome.

  • The Splash-N-Dash Aqua Park on Lake McSwain is the coolest summer fun around. Come check out the largest inflatable water park in North America. Jump from a 27 foot tower, launch your friends into the water on The Blob, or simply chill lakeside with family. You’ll find water-fun for all ages right here.

  • Discover a multitude of fun family events and festivals in Mariposa County. These county celebrations provide extra interest and entertainment in a county filled with things to see and do. Whether you enter the howling competition at the Coyote Festival or help clean up trash at Yosemite’s Facelift, you’ll be glad you did.

  • Discover Yosemite’s hidden gems. If you’re looking for some quieter Yosemite Mariposa County destinations, we’ve got just what you’re looking for.

  • Looking to get into Yosemite without a reservation? Don’t worry. Here are a handful of easy options for enjoying the park reservation-free without having to get up early to beat the peak-hour time limit.

  • Discover the history of the Yosemite Valley Railroad. Between 1905 and 1945 these locomotives allowed many people to visit Yosemite National Park in relative comfort, and their history is preserved in many places throughout Yosemite Mariposa County. Learn more about the history of the railroads and where you can see (and ride) trains today in Yosemite Mariposa County

  • Get to know Yosemite West when deciding where to stay in Yosemite Mariposa County. Yosemite West is home to a wide variety of vacation rental cabins which are all inside the park, close to most of Yosemite’s most iconic destinations, and filled with a rich history.

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