"Is Yosemite dog-friendly?" That's one of the questions most commonly asked by DogTrekker readers. The answer depends on how the "Yosemite" region is defined.
The famous national park comes immediately to mind, but the rugged Sierra Nevada landscapes that define it don't suddenly end at its borders.
The Yosemite Region, encompassing the four counties (Mariposa, Tuolumne, Madera and Mono) that converge in the park, harbors many other places to see and things to do—and it's definitely dog-friendly!
There are a number of new things coming to Yosemite National Park in 2023, most notably that the Yosemite National Park Service announced in November that it would not continue the Temporary Vehicle Reservation System that has been in place for summer visits since 2020.