Things to do in Yosemite!

Yosemite Rafting & Water Sports

Written by Anne Driscoll for Paradise Springs

We are so lucky to live and work near one of America’s most beautiful national parks. Here we share some warm weather activities to look forward to during your visit!

Stay cool on a warm day by spending some time down by the water.  Whether you’re serious about fishing, or just serious about fun, the many rivers and lakes in Yosemite can provide just the right source of recreation.

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Rafting
In Yosemite, rafting is a fun, relaxing way to cool off and take in the views.  Gather your friends and family, rent a raft and float leisurely down the Merced River. 

Swimming
Whether you are interested in lounging by the river or splashing at one of our swimming pools, at Yosemite, swimming is a restful and refreshing way to spend an afternoon.

Fishing
The Park has spectacular fishing in both the front and backcountry.  Yosemite Fishing licenses are available at select locations within the park.

Get Your History On!

Museums & Historical Sites The Sierras are home to many historical sights and museums. The Consortium of Southern Yosemite Museums has information on several locations at http://www.southyosemitemuseums.org. Some local favorites are: Fresno Flats Historical Park in Oakhurst – (559) 683-6570. … Continue reading

Local Wineries – A Perfect Pairing!

Wineries Besides Yosemite National Park, one of the biggest perks of visiting Paradise Springs is the abundance of local wineries and agriculture. We recommend visiting some of these wonderful wineries, they’re right outside our backdoor located on the Madera Wine … Continue reading