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Address: Yosemite Village Loop, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Phone Number: +1 209 372 0200
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great place to start

The guides are very knowledgeable and helpful. Explain what time you have, your level of fitness and your interests and they will set out a plan for you. The short film is worth... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

There is a nice 3d model of the whole valley and a small exhibit, Information desk and small bookshop. Helpful staff. and a film about bear/wildlife safety.

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Corby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The guides are very knowledgeable and helpful. Explain what time you have, your level of fitness and your interests and they will set out a plan for you. The short film is worth watching then catch the bus and explore

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Birmingham, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We signed up online for the tram tour. The open air tram is a great way to visit Yosemite. The tour is narrated by a park ranger who is passionate about the park. The information gained during the tour was priceless. Much fun and highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

They have a great topographical map and a self guided tour which provide abundant information on the history of the formation of the glaciers and Yosemite park. The rangers are also very helpful and there is a great bookstore here as well.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was our first stop and we are glad we did. We got great information and ideas of how to spend the day.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We stopped in here during our day in the valley to get our daughter Junior Ranger Certified. We love this program and have done it in multiple locations and the Senior Rangers are great. They recognize how prideful these little ones are and make it a great experience for all involved. The center also has a museum you can walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This visitor center has everything around it You can find lots of information about the park. There is good shower near the visitor center

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The Rangers were extremely helpful in answering my questions and helping me plan my trip while I was there. While I was there, there were only 2 or 3 Rangers helping so, if someone has a lot of questions, the line has the ability to back up a bit. Make this your first stop if you have any questions. They... More 

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Marysville, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Went in to ask some questions, but gave up. We were there in early May, not a good start to the season.

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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

National Park rangers are so helpful. They are particularly knowledgeable about hikes and best routes if you have limited time. Having said that, these rangers did NOT tell me that Hetch Hetchy closes at 7pm (gates are locked) or I would not have driven out there at 4pm!

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