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You Can Help Yosemite

As a donor to Yosemite Conservancy, you help preserve the park for future generations.

Your gift today makes a lasting difference for Yosemite’s trails, habitat, wildlife and much more. And by participating in our outdoor programs, art workshops, theater performances and volunteer opportunities, you are giving back to the park you love.

Yosemite hikers climb Half Dome using the cables, open May 2, 2015.
Half Dome Opens Early

Determined to conquer Half Dome? The cables are now up and ready to climb. Make sure you have the right permits before you go!

Yosemite Conservancy Art Workshops bring a deeper connection for artists of all levels
Experience Yosemite through Art

The Art Center is now open! Yosemite Conservancy’s passionate artists help you connect with the park in a new way. Join a Yosemite Art Center workshop to create lasting memories in watercolor, acrylic, dye, and even mosaic!

Yosemite Conservancy donations support trail restoration park-wide, allowing access to Yosemite’s many wonders.
Tending Trails

From gentle riverside walkways to steep switchbacks, Yosemite’s 800 miles of trails create an explorer’s paradise. Conservancy donors support important trail work throughout the park, such as restoring popular Yosemite Valley paths and building access routes for rock-climbers.

Yosemite hikers enjoy a Yosemite Conservancy Outdoor Adventure with an expert naturalist guide.
Explore Yosemite with Us

Join an Outdoor Adventure, and learn nature’s secrets from our naturalist guides. Summit Half Dome, gather friends around a campfire or find inspiration with skilled photographers and artists. What will your adventure be?

Endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep return to Yosemite's wilderness.
Bringing Bighorn Sheep Back to Yosemite

A herd of Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep was recently reintroduced to the heart of Yosemite's wilderness. See footage from the sheep's first day in their new home and learn more about how the Conservancy is supporting efforts to protect these endangered mammals.

Why I Give
Ginny Junk and Family in Yosemite, 1976

Yosemite is a wonder and a blessing. Thank you to the Conservancy for all you do to preserve and enhance the park experience.

Ginny Junk
Yosemite Conservancy Donor

Featured Pages

Yosemite Conservancy hosts arts and theater programs in Yosemite Valley, bringing deeper connection to the park through the arts.
See Yosemite’s Creative Side

Our arts and theater season offers entertainment for all, with sing-alongs, watercolor workshops and the opportunity to “meet” Yosemite’s legendary guardians.

Experienced backpackers explore Yosemite’s Clark Range and Red Peak Pass on an Outdoor Adventure with alpine experts.
Explore the Clark Range

A late July trip for advanced adventurers! Veteran ranger-naturalist Dick Ewart leads a weeklong trek through Yosemite’s majestic southernmost mountains.

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