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Yosemite National Park – California 2025

May 7 - 9, 2025

Original price was: $995.00.Current price is: $895.00.


Learn from two experts in Veterinary Medicine and expand your knowledge on____ and ____.  Enjoy hiking, lounging at the pool, a spa experience, or a flight over Yosemite at the newest lodge in Yosemite National Park.  Our half day seminars give you plenty of time to enjoy the location.

Standing as one of the tallest waterfalls in North America, Yosemite Falls is a striking feature of Yosemite National Park. This waterfall drops a total of 2,425 feet in three tiers and is most powerful in late spring, when the winter snows are melting. The falls are accessible via a number of hiking trails, offering various views from both the base and the top. The Yosemite Falls Trail provides a challenging hike that is rewarded with up-close views of the upper fall.

Another gem within Yosemite, Bridalveil Fall is often the first waterfall seen by visitors entering the park. Plunging 617 feet, Bridalveil Fall is beautiful throughout the year but is particularly impressive during the spring runoff. The mist from the waterfall coats the surrounding rocks, creating slippery conditions but also a mystical atmosphere that gives the fall its name.

Here is a suggested hike.

 Yosemite Falls Trail, California

Leading you to the tallest waterfall in the country, not only is this is one of the best hikes in America, but this beautiful trail is the best way to see Yosemite Valley. This trail is strenuous, and a good level of physical fitness and endurance are needed. Something to note is that it isn’t necessary to hike the final ascent to the top of the Upper Falls as there is no view of the cascades, and you can see both falls along your route. Permits are not needed to hike this trail and the best time to visit is spring and summer. When you reach the falls, you will be in awe of its size and beauty. Its drop is a massive 2,425ft whereby contrast Niagara Falls only drops 156ft. Be sure to bring a rain jacket if you are visiting in spring as the falls will be roaring.

Trail Information

  • Duration: 3.5 – 4.5 hours
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Distance: 9.6km
  • Elevation Gain: 580m
  • Best Months: June-Octoberapril-image-1

May 7, 2025
12:30-1pm REGISTRATION: Sign in and pick a seat! Event Hall
3:15-3:45pm BREAK AND SNACK
6:15-7:15pm WELCOME MINGLE Poolside

May 8, 2025
7-8am Breakfast Buffet for Attendees Tavern
10:50am-11:10am BREAK AND SNACK

May 9, 2025
7-8am Breakfast Buffet for Attendees Tavern
8-8:50am Meeting Hall
10 –10:50pm
10:50am -11:10am BREAK AND SNACK
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Save with Early Registration

Super Saver Rate: $895 with 90 days advanced registration
VetVacationCE Rate: $945 from 89 days to 45 days advanced registration
JetSetter Rate: $995 less than 45 days advanced registration

Technician Discount

If you are a technician, use Coupon Code TECH75 for $75 off the regular registration rate.

RACE approved CE

15 Hours of RACE approved for CE for Veterinarians and Technicians.

Your Destination

Rush Creek Lodge at Yosemite

rush creek lodge
Call in: 209-379-2373 ext 1
Referring Code/Group Name: Promo code VET
Room Rate: Run of House hotel room $340+ 12.2% tax, + $1 Yosemite Conservancy fee, No resort fee and free parking

The Evergreen Lodge is close by and the sister property for the Rush Creek Lodge, try booking rooms with this link.
Accommodations are limited at this special rate. Please book and register early!
Arrangements have been made so you can extend your vacation before and/or after your destination seminar at the same rate if rooms are available at the property based on availability. You will need to call in to book room if you are extending beyond the basic conference nights. Book or Call early to secure your choice of rooms.
As Yosemite’s first new lodge in over 25 years, we’ve got a lot to celebrate, especially all the family, friends and partners who helped make our June 24th 2022. Grand Opening possible.
The rooms are gorgeous, the pool and hot tubs are open, and our Recreation team is up and running with guided trips, free trip planning advice, and tons of fun activities every day around the property.
We’re also thrilled to announce that both the Restaurant and Tavern are now open 7 days a week. Our friendly staff is serving delicious breakfast, lunch, Happy Hour, and dinner, with seating options indoors or on our covered terrace overlooking the pool area. Lots of great to-go items are also available daily in our General Store.
Rush Creek guests are also welcome to enjoy all the play areas and other amenities at our sister property, the Evergreen Lodge, located just 7 miles down the road from Rush Creek.
• Cancellations/Reduction in length of stay must be made 14 days or more prior to arrival to receive a full refund
• Cancellations/Reduction in length of stay made 13 days or less prior to check-in will result in being charged the original length of stay.
• All early departures, no shows and late arrivals will be charged fully for each night the reserved room is not occupied by the individual.
• Any reservations received after the cut-off date will be accepted at the group rate on a space available basis only.
• The check-in time is 4:00 PM and the check-out time is 11:00 AM. Early Check-in and Late Check-out requests cannot be guaranteed and must be made prior to arrival.

Getting There

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) 170 miles west 3.5-hour drive
Oakland International Airport (OAK) 155 miles west 3-hour drive
San Jose International Airport (SJC)160 miles west 3.5-hour drive
Sacramento International Airport (SMF) 160 miles north 3-hour drive
Merced Regional Airport (MCE) 95 miles southwest 2-hour drive
Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH) 100 miles southeast 2.5-hour drive
Fresno-Yosemite International Airport (FAT) 135 miles south 3-hour drive



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