Yosemite Adventure Tour - Family Off Road Adventures

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Yosemite Adventure Tour

April 30 - May 1

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Event Description:

The Yosemite Dual Sport Adventure is an AMA Sanctioned DUAL SPORT event starts and ends at the gateway to Yosemite National Park in Buck Meadows.  This event is open to any make or model of street legal motorcycle.

This two day, GPS based, self-guided DUAL SPORT event includes scenic & historic loops in and around Yosemite National Park and the Stanislaus National Forest. Using paved and unpaved roads (sometimes with "hard" & "easy" options) you’ll have approximately 100 miles of fun each day!  We do our best to include as many miles of unpaved roads as possible.

Event is operated under permit from the Stanislaus National Forest and limited to 150 riders so register early!

This event is open to any make or model of street legal motorcycle.

Quick Facts:

  • Event starts and ends in Buck Meadows, CA each day.
  • 150 rider limit so register early!
  • Insurance requires all riders to be AMA members.
  • Get your AMA membership here FIRST: JOIN AMA NOW.

Directions: [GPS: N37 48.926 W120 03.765] From Highway 99 or Interstate 5 take Highway 120 exit East towards Yosemite.  Stay on Highway 120 for 65 miles till you arrive in the town of Groveland.  Buck Meadows is a small community about 11 miles East of Groveland, towards Yosemite.  (Click Here for MAP).

Amenities: Our host for this event is the small community of Yosemite Lakes RV resort. (31191 Hardin Flat Rd, Groveland, CA 95321) They can be reached at (209) 962-0103 and provide cabins, full RV hookups, gas station, general sore & local dining. Nearby are the  “Lost Claim” or "The Pines" campground operated by the Stanislaus Nation Forest.  Additional accommodations are available in Groveland.

Registration & Staging Location: Meet us at the registration booth to pick up your T-Shirt and sign any waivers you still need signed starting Friday at 5pm and resume again at 8:00am Saturday Morning.  The booth & staging location will be at our RV sites located in the Yosemite Lakes Thousand Trails RV Resort. There will be banners to guide you to us off Hardin Flat Road. 31191 Hardin Flat Rd, Groveland, CA 95321

FREE GPS Training: We will provide a FREE class on how to use your GPS to navigate while riding your motorcycle.  With a few instructions you'll be able to navigate anywhere you want to go.  Bring your GPS pre-loaded with our routes, something to take notes on and an open mind. This class will be at 6:30pm on Friday at the registration tent.

GPS Routing: THIS IS A GPS BASED EVENT - NO ROLL CHART IS PROVIDED.  A download of suggested routes and destination is emailed to you a few days before you arrive.  You also get a reference map showing recommended routes, destinations and bailouts.  If you're buying a GPS then READ THIS:

Scenic Ride: THIS IS NOT A RACE!!!  This is a fun, EZ-to-follow, leisurely, scenic and historic trip through parts of the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains and Yosemite National Park.  In most cases easy routes are passable with a high clearance vehicle.  If routes or destinations are closed then alternates will be selected.

Motorcycle Requirements: All motorcycles must meet the following requirements.  Failure to meet ALL requirements will result in your money being refunded and you being asked to leave the event.

  • Quiet muffler with spark arrester mandatory.  Nothing above 94db!
  • Must be street legal with all required lighting, licensing, registration and insurance.
  • You will need to be able to go at least 75 miles on a tank of gas.

Other Information:

  • Destination and routes are recommendations. Yosemite area has SO MUCH to offer we hesitate to limit your experience.  GPS downloads are an accurate representation of the route and include way-points at various locations of historical significance and scenic beauty. 
  • This is a rain or shine event so dress appropriately.
  • Bring your camera and take lots of pictures.
  • Lunch is provided each day.



17:00 - Sign-up booth open

18:30 - Free GPS class


08:00 - Sign-up booth open

08:15 - Vendor booths open

08:30 - Riders meeting

08:45 - First bikes out

09:00 - Last bikes out

11:30 - Lunch is available

14:00 - Lunch closes

19:00 - Optional Fundraiser BBQ, Raffle, Prizes & Awards


08:00 - Sign-up booth open

08:15 - Vendor booths open

08:30 - Riders meeting

08:45 - First bikes out

09:00 - Last bikes out

11:30 - Lunch is available

14:00 - Lunch closes


April 30
May 1
Event Category:


Family Off-Road Adventures


Yosemite Lakes Thousand Trails Campgound
31191 Hardin Flat Rd,
Groveland, CA 95321 United States

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