is perhaps 'the most special time of all in Yosemite. The crowds are gone
end the visitor feels part of the Yosemite family, both human and wild.
Park rangers have ample time to pause and answer that question you've
always wanted to ask. Coyotes stroll down the middle of the road, checking
out the chances for dinner. You may see e mother coyote frolicking in
the snow with her little ones. Ice falling from the waterfalls echoes
through Yosemite Valley, Mother Nature's version of cannon fire. Here
are a few things you can do:
outdoors near Half Dome at one of the most unusual skating rinks in
the world, while a campfire roars a few feet away.
at Badger Pass, the West's oldest ski resort, famed for its low costs
and friendliness to families.
with a good book and a warm drink in a soft chair in the Great Room
at the world-famous Ahwahnee Hotel, as the snow drifts down just outside
on a pair of easy-to-use snowshoes and go for a hike with a ranger who
will show you the lively world of wildlife all around you even in the
heart of winter.
your children off on a supervised Saturday activities (including dinner),
giving the adults a break.
go for a winter drive through the park on quiet roads, stopping whenever
you see something of interest.