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1,000 Lakes Loop

I went on my first multiple day trip with John and Kirsten. It was amazing! John was an excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Emily J
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Another great mountain adventure!

Had an amazing trip with John and Kirsten guiding us through the Ansel Adam's Wilderness area... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Laurah B
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Customized, private outings providing exceptional day hikes, backpacking trips, camping trips, and special tours - guided by professionally trained naturalists in the Sierra Nevada and Yosemite National Park. Specializing in small groups and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
18595 Main St, Highway 120, Groveland, CA 95321-9440
+1 530-523-3998
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went on my first multiple day trip with John and Kirsten. It was amazing! John was an excellent guide that showed us many beautiful places on our hike. Kirsten was absolutely wonderful as well. She was so helpful and kind. She knows the outdoors...More

Thank Emily J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing trip with John and Kirsten guiding us through the Ansel Adam's Wilderness area. This is the second trip that my friends and I have used John and his guide service. Our hike was set to leave just a few days after the...More

Thank Laurah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my daughter (11) spent an amazing 2 night/3 days hiking in the Hoover Wilderness. I was looking for a backpacking trip during our recent trip to California. All the organised tours were full, so I was referred to John. John provided plenty of...More

Thank Dale C
Reviewed July 11, 2018

My wife, two young adult children, and I spent four amazing days backpacking in the High Sierras with John and his dog Parker. The trip really got us into unbelievably beautiful yet remote areas that only an experienced guide would know about. John (and Parker)...More

Thank Karl Z
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Outstanding! Excellent communication. Smart recommendations from the operator which maximized our fun. The guide, Kirsten,was extraordiary and inspiring. Knew all about flowes and trees. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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Reviewed June 20, 2018

As a regular hiker in the English Lake District, my two long days with John really exceeded expectations. His detailed knowledge of the geology, wild flowers, wild life, culture and local history added immensely to the enjoyment of my time in Yosemite. It was like...More

Thank Felltop
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

John was a Great Guide!! He was very informative of the Park inside and out. My sister and I wanted to experience the Park and not be rushed or around a big crowd and he did the job! He listened to what we wanted to...More

Thank Teribark
Reviewed June 17, 2018

My sister and I went with John for the day and he was able to drive so we could gawk at scenery, also knew where to get a great cup of coffee and when we asked to get away from the crowds for a personal...More

Thank lonestarcars
Reviewed June 13, 2018

John planned a great 4 mile hike for us. We are ages 55-63 and do not hike on a regular basis. He took this into consideration and also gave great suggestions for the day before. Our hike with John was out of the way of...More

Thank youragent6
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Booked John for a day trip for a group of 8 seniors. They were very pleased with his personality and how he was able to share his vast knowledge of Yosemite. John was very accommodating to everyone’s level of hiking ability and was able to...More

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June 10, 2018|
Response from Katheryn D | Reviewed this property |
Yosemite Guide Service 530-523-3998 18595 Main Street Grove land, CA 95321 Trip Advisor won’t let me include the link, but if you google Yosemite Guide Service you’ll find it. Sometimes he’s out leading overnight hikes, so... More