Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

Soaring cliffs, granite domes, and some of the world’s tallest waterfalls create a classroom that inspires both awe and learning.

Yosemite 150th anniversary


On October 1, 2015, the park will commemorate the 125th anniversary of the establishment of Yosemite National Park. Find out more about Yosemite's history and commemorative events on the Yosemite anniversary website.


NatureBridge at Yosemite
P.O. Box 487
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
209-379-9510 (fax)


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Driving in Yosemite

Please follow NatureBridge and National Park Service directions. GPS does not work correctly in the Park.

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School & Group Environmental Science

Students hike through the dramatic landscapes of Yosemite National Park, explore ancient groves of giant sequoias, ski across snowy meadows, and challenge themselves to reach the tops of waterfalls.

Youth Programs

Teenagers embark on empowering summer backpacking adventures in our Summer Field Research Course and Armstrong Scholars Program.

Professional Development

Outdoor professionals build their teaching and safety skills in our Educator Development Program and Wilderness First Responder courses.

Summer Backpacking

High school students learn to think like scientists as they create their own environmental science research project while backpacking in the Yosemite wilderness.

Armstrong Scholars Program

Girls, ages 15-18, grow into strong young women on this challenging and joyful backpacking journey in the High Sierra of Yosemite.


Teenagers from underserved communities are empowered to improve their lives and their communities through a series of wilderness- and home-based experiences.