Over 800 miles of trails traverse Yosemite National Park. Not surprisingly, the majority of Yosemite's Search and Rescue (YOSAR) missions are spent assisting injured hikers or searching for a lost people in the wilderness. Each year, park rangers and search and rescue personnel respond to approximately 250 emergency incidents in the park.
Here are some quick tips to help you be safe while hiking in Yosemite:
Here are some quick tips to help you HIKE SAFE in Yosemite National Park.
Have a plan
Stay on the trail
For more information, the Friends of Yosemite Search and Rescue's provides more information about the potential dangers and how to be safe while on the trail.
Last updated: November 19, 2022