Winter Activities

When snow blankets the Sierra Nevada peaks, the Yosemite Valley becomes a wonderland of frosty granite domes, evergreen-studded meadows and snowshoeing tracks.

Sequoia Winter Video Shoot by National Geographic on YouTube

Magical Video of Giant Sequoia in Snow

Called The President, the world’s second-largest known tree in neighboring Sequoia National Park gets a winter video shoot. Read More...

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Yosemite’s Badger Pass Ski Area

Generations of families have learned to ski at Yosemite’s beloved Badger Pass, off Glacier Point Road. Read More...

Winter in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Snow play awaits in these twin national parks, a half day’s drive south of Yosemite. Read More...

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Warm Winter Brings Back Summer Activities

Although skiers in California are mourning the continued absence of snow, hikers and horseback riders in the Northern Sierras have reason to rejoice. Read More...

Ice Skating Rink at Curry Villiage

Yosemite’s Curry Village Ice Skating Rink

Yosemite is covered in powdery blankets of snow, and the valley becomes a winter wonderland. Read More...

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Snowshoe Yosemite with a Ranger

Strap on your winter gear and enjoy the two-hour guided naturalists’ ramble around the snowy pine forests of Badger Pass Ski Area off Glacier Point Road Read More...

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Winter in Kings Canyon & Sequoia

In the southern Sierra Nevada, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are where to take the kids tubing and ice skating, then put on snowshoes or cross-country skis. Read More...

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Winter Fun in Yosemite

With fewer crowds, you can better enjoy the solitude of the valley when it’s covered in snow. Read More...

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