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While snowfall can vary greatly from year to year, ski season in Yosemite runs roughly from mid-December to late March, and during that time the park's Badger Pass is a popular ...
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Yosemite has some of the most challenging cliffs in the country for experienced climbers, but for the less experienced or the less inspired, or families with the youngest ...
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With 1,000 miles of hiking trails, most which are well-marked and often accessible from the Valley area, Yosemite is a hiker's delight: a place where you can pretty much turn in ...
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Island Spirit Kayak provides beginner, advanced and kids' programs, from sunrise kayaks at the cliffs to moonlight paddles under the stars. Four-day kayak "kamps" are available ...
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All families visiting Yosemite are welcome at the Ahwahnee Hotel, even if you are staying at one of the park's less pricey hotels or campgrounds, and no one should leave Yosemite ...
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Park guides actually offer a series of tours covering all of Yosemite's major attractions but if you happen to be visiting during a full moon between May and October, you are in ...
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Three separate stables in the park offer a variety of mule and horseback trails to anyone who is at least seven years old and 44 inches tall (maximum weight 225 pounds). Depending ...
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Rafting down the scenic Merced River is made easy at Yosemite, which offers rental rafts and arranges for return travel at the end of the ride. Rafts complete with paddles and ...
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If your family is visiting Yosemite during the summer months, chances are excellent that you'll want to take a dip somewhere to cool off. From the Merced River, which runs right ...
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Yosemite's Wawona Golf Course is a 90-year-old course designed to fit seamlessly into the surroundings, and is generally open from early spring through the fall months. Wawona ...
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This free, 45-minute class offers the youngest members of your family a way to celebrate their love of animals through stories, songs and games, and is one of the reasons families ...
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