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  • Slow down and spend the day at Tenaya Lake – a beautiful and easy-to-get-to alpine lake cupped by granite domes. There is plenty to see and do right here, from kayaking on the water to climbing the magnificent domes above.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A visit during the quieter seasons in Yosemite Mariposa County reveals a wealth of exceptional sights not available to your average summer visitor. Let us invite you to discover all that the autumn, winter and spring seasons have to offer.

  • Fall foliage abounds in Yosemite Mariposa County. Take a look at where to find the best autumn color in the high country, at mid-elevations like Yosemite Valley, and in the rich rolling foothills of Yosemite’s gold country.

  • Bring the family out for a celebration of butterflies at the annual Mariposa Butterfly Festival. Kids of all ages enjoy the parade, music, delicious food and the much-anticipated butterfly release. New this year – a classic car and truck show with categories like “My daddy would be proud”. Hope we’ll see you there!

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