Located just 45 minutes north of Mammoth Lakes, YosemiteNational Park is one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders. Fromsoaring peaks and towering waterfalls to tranquil lakes and ancient forests,Yosemite offers a variety of breathtaking natural beauty for an unforgettable adventure.
Enjoy hundreds of miles of scenic hiking trails. Walk to theedge of a three thousand-foot high precipice or experience the great depth ofthe chasm from the Valley Rim. On high country trails, encounter anotherYosemite of mountain peaks, wildflower gardens, and permanent snowfields. Avisit to Yosemite is not complete without greeting the true giants of the treeworld-the Sequoias. And if you'relooking to snap some stunning photographs, Yosemite's natural landmarks arelegendary-Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, El Capitan, Bridalveil Fall and SentinelDome.
Yosemite has far more to offer than just the beauty.Experience fishing for wild trout in spring, summer or fall, with manyextraordinary angling opportunities for four species of wild trout. Or enjoyYosemite Valley's excellent bike path system (bikes are available to rent ifyou don't plan to bring your own). Also a birder's paradise, the rich varietyof birds is a reflection of the Park's amazing ecological diversity. Yosemitealso offers plenty of outdoor activities throughout the seasons includinghorseback riding, rock climbing, rafting, cross-country skiing and more.
Yosemite is also easy to access from Mammoth Lakes, andtogether they make a great pairing on any outdoor enthusiasts' itinerary. Toget there from Mammoth during spring, summer and fall, take the Tioga PassHighway 120 to the eastern gate into Yosemite National Park. For driving inwinter, travel north on US 395 to Minden; take Highway 757 west to Highway 206south to Highway 207 north to US 50 west.
YARTS offers transportation for visitors who would ratherride on a bus from outlying communities into Yosemite Valley than drive. For areasonable fare, you can purchase round-trip tickets to ride into the park, andleave your vehicles parked at your hotel or motel. Call 888-899-2787. YARTSShuttle Schedule Hwy 120.
For up-to-date information about the park and conditions,call 209-372-0200.