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“Step in here to cool off!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Valley Visitor Center

Valley Visitor Center
Yosemite Village Loop, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
+1 209 372 0200
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Cerritos, California
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“Step in here to cool off!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This Center does a good job showcasing YNP's geology, wildlife and park history. If this your first visit to Yosemite, then start here to get info on the popular sights, hiking trails, weather and road conditions. The diorama provides a good visual and the bookstore is the best around. A cool place to visit on a hot summer day!

Visited August 2013
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“Very well laid out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Very helpful staff, encouraged us to come back in the evening for a theatre production featuring one of teh rangers doing a one man show on John Muir and the animals which was well worth the effort. Lots of interesting stuff to see at the visitor centre

Visited September 2013
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“Yosemite Trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Very helpful staff with great information. You should definitely stop by. There are also lots of useful things you can get if you forgot them at the last minute.

Visited August 2013
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“Base Camp”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

When visiting National Parks in US, a visit to the visitors center is a must. Get your information , things to do , little refreshments of course. one of the stops to get into Free shuttle.

Visited August 2013
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“Visitor Center”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

It was decent, but the video they had to show was beautiful, but not what I expected. I was expecting to see and hear about the individual sights and what to look for. It did not do that.

Visited August 2013
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