Tips from a local


Always carry a headlamp
Headlamps are a backpack must have. Expect the unexpected and always have a headlamp handy, even when leaving in the daytime.

Carry a backpack
You’ll want a way to carry the essentials etc.

Purchase a reusable water bottle
Yosemite has the best water. Think low-waste and reduce plastic in the park!

Purchase quality items and equipment

Bring packed lunch
If hiking, bring appropriate food and snacks.

Buy a Bike
Ride a bike!

Visit the Bug Spa
6979 CA-140 Midpines, CA 95345

Keep a field guide in your car
Useful for identifying any new species that you come across on trail while exploring the park.