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Visit Yosemite | Madera County Main Visitors Center

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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My sister and I pointedly chose coming in April due to summer crowds. Mariposa Groves (Big Trees... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kansas City, United States
Knowledgeable and Helpful

We arrived and walked right down to the visitors center where we had two people assist us In... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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Our visitor center is located outside the south entrance to Yosemite in Oakhurst on Highway 41. Stop by for information on Yosemite and the southern gateway - Madera County. Our knowledgeable volunteers can help you with all your vacation questions...more
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40343 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I pointedly chose coming in April due to summer crowds. Mariposa Groves (Big Trees) was still closed. At the last minute, we decided to book a tour thru Discover Yosemite, and we were so glad we did. The park (on a Tuesday)...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

We arrived and walked right down to the visitors center where we had two people assist us In Guiding out four day stay. Maos, walks, hikes and highlights were all circled, explained and for all of us ( three couples) ..anticipated!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Went in a couple of times to discuss things to do and get information. Staff was all very knowledgeable and helpful. Lots of maps, brochures and interesting information to share!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank grandmadank
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Be sure and stop here at the local visitors center. We told them our interests and they made suggestions for our time in Oakhurst.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cliff N
Reviewed May 9, 2018

The staff were extremely helpful. They provided maps and suggestions to make our stay and visit to Yosemite more enjoyable. The lady that helped us has been in the area over 40 years. We are glad we stopped here!

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank harv2u
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Very helpful volunteers here that gave us all the information we needed as we had limited time to se the best parts.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Snakedoctor321983
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We stopped in to get a little information and a map. The workers were very friendly and helpful. Visitor Center was easy to find right on HWY 41.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ladyme1
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

We were trying to get our bearings after a day of driving the 'perilous' mountain roads of the Sequoia National Forest. Eileen gave us the maps and, more importantly, the confidence to journey to the sites of Yosemite Valley tomorrow. Great advice about using the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bloom1600
Reviewed March 31, 2018

The staff/volunteers had just the information we wanted, including maps. They did not push local businesses on us, but gave us only the information we requested. If you are browsing for things to do locally, the information is available here and you are sure to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank abbie552
Reviewed November 8, 2017

I went in to get information about our area for some relative that were coming for a visit. I was able to get exactly what I needed to help them have a great stay.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Lisa C
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