Is rafting Open in Yosemite?

When can you raft in Yosemite?

You can rent a raft (typically in June and July, but it varies from year to year depending on water level) or bring your own. (Other nonmotorized vessels, such as kayaks, are also permitted.)

Is anything open in Yosemite?

Yosemite National Park is open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. However, the Hetch Hetchy Entrance Station is open only during daylight hours (approximately) and some roads are closed due to snow from around November through May or June.

Can you swim in the rivers in Yosemite?

Yosemite National Park offers a range of swimming opportunities—from rivers and lakes to our family-friendly pools, which are the only swimming places in Yosemite with lifeguards. River and lake swimming is at-your-own-risk. Life jackets are strongly recommended—especially for children.

Can you swim in Emerald Pool Yosemite?

Emerald Pool is not a swimming pool. … Emerald Pool and the adjoining Silver Apron are well signed with warnings about and prohibitions against entering the water in this area.

How much is rafting in Yosemite?

Merced River rafting trips meet 20 miles west of Yosemite’s Hwy. 140 Arch Rock Entrance near the town of Midpines. Suitable for beginner to advanced paddlers. Half-day trips start at just $114 per person.

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Is Tuolumne Meadows part of Yosemite?

Tuolumne Meadows (/tuˈɒləmi/) is a gentle, dome-studded, sub-alpine meadow area along the Tuolumne River in the eastern section of Yosemite National Park in the United States. Its approximate location is 37°52.5′N 119°21′W. Its approximate elevation is 8,619 feet (2,627 m).

Can you walk into Yosemite without a reservation?

Yosemite National Park is open for visitation without the need of a day-use reservation or in-park overnight lodging reservation. Just simply arrive at the gate, pay the entrance fee and enjoy Yosemite National Park in all of its beauty.

How much does it cost to get into Yosemite?

Yosemite Entrance Fees

Description Good For: Cost
Individual (on foot, horseback, or bus) 7 Days, Yosemite National Park $15
Motorcycle 7 Days, Yosemite National Park $30
Automobile 7 Days, Yosemite National Park $35
Yosemite Pass (automobile) 1 Year, Yosemite National Park $70

What parts of Yosemite are closed?

The following areas remain closed: Yosemite Valley, El Portal Road, Wawona Road, Big Oak Flat Road, Glacier Point, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, the Merced Grove of Giant Sequoias, Wawona Campground, Crane Flat Campground, Tamarack Campground, and several other sections of the Park.