Activities for a Rainy Day in Yosemite National Park

What to Do in Yosemite National Park When it Rains

Best Activities for a Rainy Day in Yosemite National Park

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  • TheExplorerFamily
    Somerset, NJ6,333 contributions
    After lunch at the Ahwahnee Dining Room, we boarded the Shuttle to the Yosemite Village Stop. This is where this Visitor Center is located.

    We made this stop, so that I could get my Stamp and Sticker for the Parks Passport. But we also found lots of Maps, Brochures and a general orientation to the National Park. There was also an informative board that informed us of the road and weather conditions for the day, plus the fire dangers.

    The 3-D Exhibit was amazing and very educational. The Gift and Souvenir Store inside was pretty good, and all the Park Rangers there were extremely pleasant and very helpful.

    Worth a stop here if you are visiting for the first time.
    Written 19 July 2022
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  • Brian R
    Northridge, CA912 contributions
    This is an absolutely an amazing building! Be sure to take your time and wander through this hotel's public areas! Well worth the time!
    Written 7 June 2022
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  • ssb
    Cape May, NJ45 contributions
    Having seen an Ansel Adams exhibit at the MET in the late 1980s, I was so eager to visit this place. I was shocked to see that about 1/4 of the place had his photos while the rest of the place was like a glorified souvenir store, more than an actual gallery. I would visit again, though.
    Written 21 May 2021
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  • Archie
    Glenmoore, PA5,111 contributions
    We biked towards this center following the trail. We met some amazing people who taught us about the Sierra club and interesting facts about Yosemite. It has so many books and pictures. They were so very helpful going through our last pages of jr ranger pages. Its very informative and the staff is very knowledgeable.
    Written 11 August 2019
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  • Indiana_Jonesse
    San Francisco, CA7,370 contributions
    Small and culturally historic, representing the lives of the Ahwahnechee people who lived in the valley, this museum has some baskets that are hundreds of years old. There are landscape paintings, a buckskin dress, exhibits of southern sierra miwok, ceremonial hairpins and life size statues that depicts life of the natives. There is a tree trunk in front that has rings indicating its age. It is a quick tour and it is free.
    Written 7 March 2020
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