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Address: West Entrance of Yosemite Park, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Phone Number: 209 379 1899

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A couple of times in 2013 the rangers here helped us with permits and with planning our hikes. They knew about the trail conditions and helped us avoid problems with our planned... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2014
Bonnie H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

A couple of times in 2013 the rangers here helped us with permits and with planning our hikes. They knew about the trail conditions and helped us avoid problems with our planned itineraries. Their advice was excellent and resulted in a number of terrific backpacking trips.

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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We had the chance to visit this center right after it reopened from the Rim Fire. The staff here was super helpful and knowledgable, even though they were in the middle of unpacking and reopening.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

Any National Park facility that would have one of my photographs on permanent display has got to be the best. I'm just sayin'.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2011

Seeing the Yosemite High Country is not restricted to back packers, you can drive through it. Be sure to stop at the Information Center and help yourself to the materials that the National Park Service has for you there. My wife found the following site, and we found it informative and useful too: www.undiscovered-yosemite.com/big-oak-flat.html

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