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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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The staff were extremely helpful. They provided maps and suggestions to make our stay and visit to... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
harv2u
,
Kennewick
Very helpful

Very helpful volunteers here that gave us all the information we needed as we had limited time to... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Snakedoctor321983
,
Perth, Australia
via mobile
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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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  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great advice” (4 reviews)
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40343 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644
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+1 559-683-4636
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

The staff were extremely helpful. They provided maps and suggestions to make our stay and visit to Yosemite more enjoyable. The lady that helped us has been in the area over 40 years. We are glad we stopped here!

Thank harv2u
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Very helpful volunteers here that gave us all the information we needed as we had limited time to se the best parts.

Thank Snakedoctor321983
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

We stopped in to get a little information and a map. The workers were very friendly and helpful. Visitor Center was easy to find right on HWY 41.

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We were trying to get our bearings after a day of driving the 'perilous' mountain roads of the Sequoia National Forest. Eileen gave us the maps and, more importantly, the confidence to journey to the sites of Yosemite Valley tomorrow. Great advice about using the...More

Thank Bloom1600
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The staff/volunteers had just the information we wanted, including maps. They did not push local businesses on us, but gave us only the information we requested. If you are browsing for things to do locally, the information is available here and you are sure to...More

Thank abbie552
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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 5 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.

Thank jlc946
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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

1  Thank JAnderson35
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