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Wawona Information Station

Forest Drive off Highway 41, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
+1 209-375-9501
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LAKE TAHOE, YOSEMITE, SEQUOIA TRIP

June 17 2017, stopped here on our way in from Oakhurst, to get updates on what was still closed... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
webbfoot
,
Philadelphia
below average

I would not say poor, but below average for a visitors center. Very small and limited resources... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
joedvet
,
Arlington, Texas
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  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
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“thomas hill” (4 reviews)
“art studio” (2 reviews)
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LOCATION
Forest Drive off Highway 41, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
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+1 209-375-9501
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

June 17 2017, stopped here on our way in from Oakhurst, to get updates on what was still closed. Friendly Staff member advised that Tioga Road was still closed and entrance from EL Portal was also closed. That answered our question as to why we...More

Thank webbfoot
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I would not say poor, but below average for a visitors center. Very small and limited resources, with barely interested staff.

Thank joedvet
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The former studio of painter Thomas Hill, this place was remade into a small visitor information center, with helpful park rangers and a lot of information on the painter's life and works. Worth a short visit.

Thank Davigeta
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The Wawona Information station is actually located in the art Studio of Thomas Hill and there is a display of his works along with history of the area. The staff were very informative and friendly.

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This information station is also the former studio of Thomas Hill so it was doubly interesting. It is a good place to become familiar with Yosemite and its history.

Thank diannek
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We were staying at the Wawona (now Big Trees) hotel. The information center and Hill's Studio is on the property. We talked with the rangers at the information center and picked up the Yosemite map as the entrance station a couple of miles down the...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Staff very friendly and helpful. Attached art museum, best gift shop for caps and tshirts. Then you can walk up to Wawona Hotel for some history.

Thank jmckphil
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Limited options here. This doesn't seem to get the traffic of the other entrances, but the staff is helpful. Visitor center is sparsely appointed with some limitations on selection.

Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This was a very unexpected and pleasant experience. My husband was on crutches due to an accident just before travelling and the lady helping us gave us excellent advice as to where we could go and then gave us a disabled sticker to help with...More

Thank elias501
Reviewed 13 July 2015

There are exhibits and displays surrounding the people and lifestyle that made Wawona an interesting place. A home for artists and conservationists, the jump off to Yosemite and the corresponding importance is never far from the forefront. Interesting and educational. Oh. And convenient!

Thank nabenom
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