Evergreen Lodge, an historic Yosemite
resort that completed a major expansion earlier this year, is offering a
25-percent room discount on weeknights now through September. Located on the
western border of Yosemite National Park near Hetch Hetchy Valley, the
resort offers the opportunity to experience one of America’s premier
national parks in its most popular season.
discount is available for new bookings in all cabin types Aug. 23 – Sept.
30, Sunday through Thursday. Advance booking is required and restrictions
apply. Details of the offer are available at http://evergreenlodge.com/latesummerspecial.html.
The resort’s recreation program and guide service offers a featured hike every
month, among other seasonal hiking, biking and sightseeing trips. The September
featured hike is the High
Country Naturalist Hike to Mono Pass, a 9.4-mile trip with spectacular
eastern views past the park boundary and an elevation range of 9,700 to 10,600
feet. This five-hour hike is recommended for active guests and costs $110 for
adults or $65 for youths 12 to 14.
recreation staff can also advise guests interested in planning customized
adventures. They offer maps and guides and an array of
rental equipment such as mountain bikes, mountain strollers, trekking poles and
Guests may also enjoy the lodge’s many free activities such as s’mores over the campfire, horseshoe tournaments, kids’
crafts, naturalist presentations, live music and more. The resort’s
guided activities offer guests the opportunity to experience both
Yosemite’s most famous attractions and its hidden gems.
past spring, the Evergreen completed an expansion and many upgrades.
Twenty-four new family and couples cabins were added, bringing the total to 90.
The renovated recreation hall now includes a 25-seat movie theater,
games and a toddler play area.
Other upgrades include a new outdoor event area,
outdoor dining area, plaza sun deck, kids play area, expanded restaurant and
open-air massage cabana.
forest views and are furnished with beds with feather pillows,
heat, fans, private bathrooms, scenic decks, SIRIUS satellite radio.
for the cabins
range from $99 to $299, depending on the season and type of cabin. The
Evergreen also offers custom camping, where fully furnished campsites
include tents, sleeping bags, mattresses and lanterns. Rates start