A parent or guardian must remain at Tenaya Lodge during the duration of the service.
Reservations are required.
24-hour cancellation policy.
Activities and pricing are subject to change.
Activities are dependent on weather conditions.
HOURS: 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (4 hours)
May – August (Memorial Day – Labor Day): daily
September – April (Labor Day – Memorial Day): Fridays and Saturdays. During periods of very low visitation, Kids Camp will be available only with advanced reservations.
Please Note: Favorite activities are NOT RESERVED until you submit your activities list to the Concierge and receive a reply. You may also reserve activities by calling the Concierge directly at 559-692-8985.
Guided Nature Walk At Resort 10:00am A SHORT, ACCESSIBLE HIKE IN THE SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST WITH AN EXPERT TENAYA GUIDE Available Now! Walk with a Tenaya guide through the Sierra National Forest. Learn about the plants and animals of the area and open your senses to nature. Your guide will take you through about 1.5 miles of forest trails, leaving directly from the hotel - no need for a car! This is a relatively easy walk accessible to a wide range of walkers. This is a great way to learn about the plants and animals in and near Yosemite.
Archery Lessons At Resort 9:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. *Limited availability 5+ Take a shot at fun for all at Tenaya at Yosemite’s Sierra Mountain Archery Range. Anyone age 5 and up can quickly develop or hone archery skills and become masters of the bow. After a short safety course, it's off to Tenaya's archery target range to get your "Brave" on! Just one of the many things to do at Tenaya.
Yosemite Adventure Company Off-Site Yosemite Adventure Company (formerly Sierra Nevada Motorsports) is excited to share their newest off-road vehicles with you! They have Jeep and Slingshot rentals for exploring Yosemite National Park as well as Polaris RZRs and Ranger UTVs for those killer trails in the Sierra National Forest. Choose from guided tours and the freedom to explore on your own with a live GPS mapping system.
Guided Snowshoe Flashlight Hike At Resort Hike departs daily at 5:30 p.m. Available beginning January 1, 2023 (weather permitting) Experience the bright stars and the crisp winter night on snowshoes with one of Tenaya at Yosemite’s nature guides. Days: Daily
Guided Snowshoe Hike Off site Hike departs daily at 10:00 a.m. Available beginning January 1, 2023 (weather permitting) Experience the Sierra Forest near Yosemite at its most magical with one of Tenaya at Yosemite’s nature guides.
Snowshoeing in the Sierra At Resort Available Now! (weather permitting) Experience unforgettable hiking in the Sierra Forest near Yosemite (no guide). SUGGESTED SNOWSHOE WALKS Please note that these walks may or may not have snow depending on conditions at that elevation. Tenaya At Yosemite Nature Trail (elevation: 5,200 feet). A casual walk of a bit more than a mile through the forests around Tenaya at Yosemite. Jackson Road. Leave right from Tenaya at Yosemite and walk out Jackson Road (snowshoes generally not needed except soon after snowfalls) and pick a side trail through the woods. The horseback trails are nice and the Tenaya concierge can give you a map to the small waterfall about 2.5 miles away on a spur trail off Jackson Road. Goat Meadow (elevation: 5,200 feet; see Google Maps). Goat Meadow is a jumping off point for many miles of trail up to Mount Raymond, Biledo Meadow and even the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. The trails were once marked. A GPS is needed to find your way here. Mariposa Grove. When the road to the Mariposa Grove is closed due to snow, it makes for a moderate and very easy to follow track with few other visitors around. Dewey Point (elevation: 7,200 feet). An area classic. From the Badger Pass parking area, follow Glacier Point Road for about half a mile and then choose between the Dewey Ridge Trail or the Dewey Meadow Trail a bit further along. Trail maps available in the Nordic Center at the Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area (at Badger Bass).
Thrills on Sledding Hills At Resort 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Available Now! (weather permitting) Sledding at Tenaya at Yosemite is a great thrill for all ages. Days: Dependent on weather conditions. See Concierge for availability.
Paint and Wine Night At Resort 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 21+ Relax and enjoy creative painting with a professional artist and leave with your masterpiece. Wine included! Days: Summers and Holidays (see text for specific dates)
Sierra Adventure Club Day Camp At Resort 10am - 1pm 5 - 12 Tenaya at Yosemite Sierra Adventure Club offers a fun-filled time of outdoor activities led by Tenaya's guides with activities that rotate with the seasons, open to children ages 5 to 12. Days: Daily (Memorial - Labor day); Saturdays & Sundays (Labor - Memorial Day)