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Fresno Flats Historical Park

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Closed but still worth a stop

We stopped by in the off season and we knew it would be closed but we were able to tour the outside... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
maddywiley
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Kent, Washington
Buildings closed May 3,2018

Though we were there during the supposed open hours all buildings were closed. 2 homes had a... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
ladyme1
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Portland, Maine
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Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park recaptures the flavor of 19th Century life in the Sierra Nevada foothills and mountains of Central California.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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49777 Road 427, Located on School Road, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8728
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+1 559-683-6570
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Reviewed February 28, 2019

This little park has a bunch of history and it is enjoyable to look around at the historic buildings.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kelkel90
Reviewed November 10, 2018

We stopped by in the off season and we knew it would be closed but we were able to tour the outside of the buildings and read the history as well as listen to some audio history form push buttons in the facility. Private tours...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank maddywiley
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Much to our surprise, our visit to The Fresno Flats Historic Park was not a quick walk-around looking at the old buildings, but a really in-depth look at small town life in the late 1800's. Special thanks to Miss Laura for taking the time to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cliff N
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Though we were there during the supposed open hours all buildings were closed. 2 homes had a button to push to hear a history of that building. Only took about 15 minutes to walk around the grounds and look at the different buildings. Wish it...More

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

We arrived in the afternoon on a Wednesday in May. The doors were locked but there were recorded scripts available on a couple of the buildings. We saw 3 different jails! A lot for a tiny town. We appreciate the effort that the volunteers made...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bloom1600
Reviewed March 15, 2018

This looks like a fun place to spend a couple hours. Unfortunately it is only open seasonally so be careful when you go. We tried to visit on March 14, but it was all shut down.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kspeaker
Reviewed January 8, 2018

This is a typical historical park, with pioneer buildings that have been moved here to illustrate early Oakhurst life. It is not very large. The signage explains the early history of Oakhurst and is accompanied by some photos. There is a visitor center but it...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Rogerdob
Reviewed October 3, 2017

There are recorded messages at most of the buildings that will tell you the history of what you see. There's a lot there, but take your time and check out all the treasures they have.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Lisa C
Reviewed October 2, 2017

this a great little historic village with lots of local history. I love the different festivals they host, as well.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank camillea982
Reviewed August 20, 2017

Lyman House historical home in the area which is open sometimes. There are local festivities there. Several outbuildings. Looks like an old western town.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank nikkivv2014
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