A gateway to Yosemite National Park, Terra Vi Lodge Yosemite is a mountain retreat celebrating the dramatic views, scenic beauty and exceptional recreation opportunities of the Sierra Nevada. The Terra Vi Lodge Yosemite landscape contributes to the reestablishment of the Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer forest which creates an evergreen setting for the Lodge landscape and the visitor experience. The landscape celebrates connections to nature, fosters stewardship of the natural environment and takes advantage of copious opportunities for outdoor recreation. Repeat visitors observe the long-term evolution of a managed native mixed-conifer forest landscape through time. The landscape offers discovery, adventure, education and outdoor recreation. It is a destination within a greater forest setting. The Lodge is a forest setting for events and activities with direct access to nature, outdoor interpretive programs and recreation facilities including an event pavilion, hiking trails, interpretive nature walks, stargazing and other daytime and nighttime, family-oriented, communal or individual activities and opportunities.