Gaze into the clear night skies of the Sierras with our Telescopes conveniently placed on our terrace for your viewing pleasure. Find a constellation or two, identify planets, and enjoy the stars under the milky way.
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.
Evening Telescopes At Resort Dusk - 11:00 p.m. Gaze into the clear night skies of the Sierras with our Telescopes conveniently placed on our terrace for your viewing pleasure. Find a constellation or two, identify planets, and enjoy the stars under the milky way.
Gold Panning At Resort 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Go for gold with this favorite pastime activity. Pan for a plethora of goodies that includes minerals, gemstones, and gold. This is bound to be a rocking good time for the whole family. Book Now
Guided Mountain Bike Adventure At Resort 12:00 p.m. 10+ Get ready for an epic Mountain Biking experience through the Sierra Nevada Forest. Shred through the trails on this two-hour excursion that includes a stop at the iconic Tenaya Falls. Book Now
Guided Flashlight Hike At Resort 8:00 p.m. 7+ Step outside under the moon with us on a guided flashlight hike. Listen to the nocturnal creatures sing their songs. At the same time, you wander into the forest under a blanket of stars, all while learning about the nighttime ecosystem of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Book Now
Guided Morning Sunrise Hike At Resort 5:30 a.m. 7+ Join us for a guided sunrise hike through the Sierra Nevada Forest. Wake up with the earth while the aroma of incense pines fills your senses. Feel the sun's first rays and engage your body in movement while experiencing the forest awakening alongside you. Book Now
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 a.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. Book Now
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. Beginning Winter 2023 Experience the bright stars and the crisp winter night on snowshoes with one of Tenaya at Yosemite’s nature guides. Days: Daily
Snowshoeing in the Sierra At Resort Beginning Winter 2023 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. Opening Winter 2023 Sledding at Tenaya at Yosemite is a great thrill for all ages. Days: Dependent on weather conditions. See Concierge for availability.