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

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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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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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

It met my needs and expectations. I can not think of something I feel needs to be improved or changed.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

For first time visitors the valley is a little confusing and overwhelming. There is more to do than we had time for so we asked for advice. These are the best park rangers I have ever met. Knowledgable, friendly and welcoming. We also joined a geology hike for approximately 80 minutes and the kids completed the junior ranger tasks for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

People are super friendly and more then happy to help You and give all the information You need regarding the whole site! Just let them know, how long You are about to walk Staff will provide You with trails that will suit You best!

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We come to Yosemite Valley every spring for a 3 or 4 day mini vacation with the extended family. The NPS Visitors Center always has the latest info on weather & what's happening in the Park. The exhibits are educational & brought up-to-date from time to time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Nothing much to see here, worth a visit if you need guidance from the NPS rangers on treks and the like, otherwise not much else to see.

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Cambria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The exhibits at the visitor center are very interesting, showing old pictures of the early beginnings of Yosemite. Really enjoyed the two half hour movies in the theater with breathtaking views of the area and enjoyed learning the history of how Yosemite became a National Park.

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Address: Address: Yosemite Village Loop, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Phone Number: +1 209 372 0200
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yosemite National Park

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