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Tenaya Lodge At Yosemite

Updated on July 1, 2014

Tenaya Lodge in Yosemite


An All Season Resort

The Tenaya Lodge is a AAA Four-Diamond resort with lodge rooms and quaint cottages among the trees.

This family friendly resort is just two miles from Yosemite Valley's south entrance. The newly expanded outdoor pool area offers a zero-entry main pool and adjacent kids’ splash pool. A nearby café and bar provides an ideal place to relax after the day’s adventures.

In the winter, Badger Pass offers an unpretentious, friendly and affordable ski area. After skiing sit out on the sundecks in the Sierra, while watching your children learn to ski or snowboard. It's a full-service ski resort offering ski and snowboard instruction, rental equipment, a ski shop, childcare, and a cafeteria and lounge.

Interior of the Lobby


Yosemite Celebrating 150 Years

Tenaya is celebrating with special offers for guests -

  • Stay at one night in a deluxe room with views of the wilderness
  • Receive a breakfast voucher for two guests
  • Get a free Yosemite Park Pass
  • Get a free 150 page Inspiring Generations
  • Prices start at $185 per night

A marker1122 Highway 41, Fish Camp -
1122 California 41, Fish Camp, CA 93623, USA
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One of the Cottages Among the Woods


Fish Camp

Located East of Mariposa, Fish Camp is named after a fish hatchery. It's just south of the entrance to Yosemite National Park. It's 12 miles north of the town of Oakhurst.

Besides the Tenaya Lodge, Fish Camp also has the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad.

Fish Camp has a population of 59 people, according to the 2010 U.S. Census.

Roasting S'Mores in the Evening


Dining at Tenaya Lodge

Timberloft Pizzeria
Jackalope's Bar & Grill
Sierra Restaurant
Parkside Deli
Summertime Barbecue

Spa Time

Ascent Spa at Tenaya Lodge - is a full-service Silver LEED- certified spa

  • featuring 12 treatment rooms with signature organic treatments
  • men’s and women’s steam rooms and saunas
  • relaxation rooms
  • a fitness center
  • a spa boutique with local and organic product lines

Practice Your Skills at Archery


Activities at Tenaya Lodge

Fitness Center for guests 18 years of age and older. Open between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.

Rock Climbing Wall - located near the main parking lot. There is a fee to climb this structure.

Kids love the pinball machines, video games, pool table, and air hockey. The arcade is located near the indoor pool, and is open from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. daily.

Archery - Down below the parking lot. There is a fee to participate.

Miles of hiking trails.

Ride bikes through the forest.

Sightsee in Yosemite National Park on your own or on a tour.

In the winter there is sledding, ice skating, skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing nearby.

Tenaya's Yosemite activities desk staff and knowledgeable concierge will help to craft an experience or book an activity. Call (888) 514-2167.

Splash Pool for Kids


Evening Activities

Sierra Restaurant's offers an outdoor patio complete with blazing fire pit. After dinner go to the Parkside Deli to pick up a S'Mores kit. Children love to hang out by the pit and roast marshmallows.

Enjoy live entertainment and after dinner campfire s'mores at the Summerdale BBQ during select Tuesdays through Saturdays during the summer.

During the summer, live entertainment is in the grand lobby of the Tenaya Lodge. A variety of singers and song writers perform. Cocktail service available.

Looking for a romantic dinner at Embers or a relaxing spa treatment at Ascent? Send your kids to camp for the evening! After a full day of national park discovery, you need a little quiet time, while your kids seek a fun-filled evening of their own. The trained camp counselors coordinate activities, arts & crafts, movies, dinner and games.

Charming Spots around the Resort

Pet friendly Resort

Tenaya Lodge offers a variety of services and dog-friendly packages that include a special bed and interesting places to explore together. They even offer pet-sitting services.

Evening Ranger Talks

On select Sundays and Mondays meet in the lobby next to the fireplace at 7:30 p.m. for a Ranger walk to Summerdale. Learn about the tradition of sharing stories about a variety of subjects relating to Yosemite, Native American Indians, area history, and fauna/foliage in the surrounding area.


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    • Jill Weinlein profile image

      Jill Weinlein 3 years ago from Southern California

      Thanks. It's really a wonderful resort. I liked staying in the cottages. I hope you get there in the near future too gmmurgirl.

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      G Maria 3 years ago from Philippines

      Tenaya Lodge sounds to be a great place to visit with all the lovely activities and accommodation. Thanks for all your interesting info. I hope I could drop by this place in the near future!