Yosemite Gateway Memorial Forest
Become a part of a mountain meadow ecosystem just 30 miles from the National Park
What makes the Yosemite Gateway Forest Special
Evergreen Meets Deciduous
Wildflower Blooms in Spring
Home to Diverse Wildlife
Experience the forest sights and sounds
Join the Yosemite Gateway Community
When I found out that Better Place Forests has a site just outside Yosemite, I knew it was perfect for us. Every time we visit, we are struck by the peace and serenity.Rose S.
Better Place Forests is the perfect place for us. The idea of being out in nature under our tree gives us such a feeling of peace.Joy B.
The forest helps ease grief. When I found my tree, it felt as if I was found. My name is now forever associated with the forest.Silvana B.
Explore with a Better Place Forests Guide
Visiting the Yosemite Gateway Forest
Forest Visiting Hours
Better Place Forests 101: Intro to the Yosemite Gateway Memorial Forest
Join us for a guided walk through your local memorial forest.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2023
10:30 AM or 3:00 PM
trees with a Guide
Find the tree that speaks to you by exploring trees online or in-forest.