Big Trees Lodge

Big Trees Lodge


Intimate Victorian Charm

Big Trees Lodge

Operating Seasons:

  • March 31, 2017 - November 26, 2017
  • December 15, 2017 - January 1, 2018

One of California's original mountain resort hotels, the Victorian-era Big Trees Lodge was originally established in 1856. Situated 27 miles (16.5 km) from Yosemite Valley on Highway 41, this National Historic Landmark is near the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias and the Pioneer History Center. 

Accommodations consist of 50 standard hotel rooms with private bath and 54 standard hotel rooms with shared bathrooms. The hotel dining room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. In the evening, wine down your fun filled day by gathering around the piano for musical performances in the lounge. Seasonal amenities include a nine-hole golf course, a swimming pool and riding stables

NOTE: The nearby Mariposa Grove of Big Trees is closed for restoration until spring 2018. Learn More 

Kickback on the Veranda

Wherever you are at the Big Trees Lodge, the chances are your room will open onto an expansive veranda—a grand porch—where you can relax on an adirondack chair and take in the surroundings.

Comprised of six whitewashed Victorian buildings, the Big Trees Lodge’s rooms feature antique furnishings and authentic period décor. 

Lodge Features:

  • Summer Saturday Night Barbeque
  • Golf course on property
  • Pioneer Yosemite History Center
  • Hiking Trails
  • Big Trees Lodge Horse Stable
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Beautiful dining room with a broad menu and wine list
  • Conveniently located near The Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area for winter activities
  • Grand verandas overlooking the fountain
  • Cozy fireplace in the winter
  • Sun Room with views of the pristine surroundings—ideal for group gatherings
  • Manicured lawns are a prime location for an outdoor buffet, reception or barbeque and another ideal location for group gatherings
  • Evenings with Musical Performances 

Guest Services & Policies

Big Trees Lodge

Rooms with Bath

Every room is unique, with elegant furniture from the Victorian era and authentic period decor. In keeping with the authentic Victorian decor, there are no TVs, telephones or internet available in the guest rooms. 

Bedding options include:

  • One Queen Bed, or
  • Two Double Beds, or
  • One Double Bed and One Single Bed

Big Trees Lodge

Rooms without Bath

These rooms are elegantly decorated in the Victorian style and share a bathhouse located nearby. Bring your cozy robe will make for a warm, pleasant walk to the bathhouse. In keeping with the authentic Victorian decor, there are no TVs, telephones or internet available in the guest rooms. 

Bedding options include:

  • One queen bed, or
  • One double bed and one single bed

Guest Services & Policies

Golf Course

The Big Trees Lodge offers guests the use of our a nine-hole, 3,035-yard, par-35 golf course, which has been in operation since 1918. When the weather is cooperative, the course is open every day from spring to fall. Our Pro Shop offers club rentals, snacks and drinks.

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Tennis Courts

Guests receive complimentary use of the hotel’s tennis courts. Non-guests pay $2.50 per hour.

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Guest Services & Policies