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Camping Outside Yosemite National Park

Discover the unmatched beauty of the Sierra National Forest and the serene waters of Bass Lake, prime destinations for those seeking an unforgettable camping experience outside Yosemite National Park. Nestled in the majestic Sierra Nevada mountains, this area offers adventure enthusiasts and peace seekers a picturesque backdrop. Whether setting up camp under the vast canopy of stars, exploring the numerous hiking trails, or enjoying water activities on Bass Lake, you're guaranteed an immersive nature experience. 

Perfect for those looking to avoid the crowds of Yosemite without sacrificing the awe-inspiring beauty of the High Sierras, camping in the Sierra National Forest and Bass Lake offers an accessible yet profoundly captivating outdoor adventure.

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Our annual Visit Yosemite | Madera County Visitors Guide can answer all your questions about visiting California's Gateway to Yosemite. From the park itself to the museums, wineries, art galleries and more throughout Madera County, our guide can help you plan the perfect vacation. Please note that we mail to the USA only, but anyone can download the guide.
Visit Yosemite - Madera County
Oakhurst Visitor Center, 40343 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644
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