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Visit Yosemite | Madera County Main Visitors Center

40343 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644
+1 559-683-4636
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Getting Information for a Relative

I went in to get information about our area for some relative that were coming for a visit. I was... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Lisa C
Awesome

Words and pictures can never adequately describe Yosemite, you have to see it. How much you see... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
J M
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Our visitor center is located outside the south entrance to Yosemite in Oakhurst on Highway 41. Stop by for information on Yosemite and the southern gateway - Madera County. Our knowledgeable volunteers can help you with all your vacation questions. We also sell maps and park passes.
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40343 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I went in to get information about our area for some relative that were coming for a visit. I was able to get exactly what I needed to help them have a great stay.

Thank Lisa C
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Words and pictures can never adequately describe Yosemite, you have to see it. How much you see depends on time available, but if you only have one day start with Yosemite Valley and study the maps and plan carefully. Some roads are one way and...More

1  Thank J M
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I now brought my Grand Daughter here-16 months old--- daughter & son-in-law & husband. I LOVED Yosemite as a little girl.....!!!!!!..... Love it even more as a Grand mother!!!! Beautiful... GOD's hard work & Man's helping hand!! Magnificent!!!

Thank Bev B
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We were relocated to Oakhurst because of a forest fire. The staff at the visitors centre couldn't have been more helpful helping us with places to go in the area. They were so experienced and knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

This was our last hike on our way out of the park. I believe the trailhead is right inside the West Park entrance. Be sure to pack a couple bottles of water, as the hike up is fairly steep (the 10,000' to 10,500' elevation over...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

So glad we made this our first stop. Hubby had Yosemite on his Bucket List and we only had a few days to visit so we stopped to ask the best places to visit, me being balance challenged. We were given the names of all...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The people here are very helpful and there is plenty of printed info that will get you started in the right direction. The older gentleman that helped us gave us some good tips on what to see in Yosemite and how to tackle Yosemite Valley....More

Thank FredInCalifornia
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Well we can check this off. Sooo Breathtaking. After all the rain & snow Yosemite Falls is just simply fabulous Bridal Veil Falls & the river are flowing Just as fast. Staring up at El Capitan is so awe inspiring Especially when you see climbers...More

Thank Carla H
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

It was my privilege to go to Yosemite in May this year, and it was the perfect time to go. There had been some 100 degree temperatures the week before we were there, so there was a major melt in the highlands. This caused the...More

Thank ruthsstewart
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

We spent the day there, and wow! Was so beautiful! With all the rain we finally got, there were more waterfalls then we could count. The main ones were huge too. The only thing that didn't work out was because we were there in May...More

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