Itineraries in Yosemite National Park
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Itineraries in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite in a Day - April & May
Early Spring is an ideal time to be in Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada. The waterfalls are flowing, dogwoods are in bloom and the river is rushing. Get an early start! This is a full day’s worth of activities.Getting Started:From the Visit Yosemite | Madera County visitors center in Oakhurst:… READ MORE >
Snowshoeing Paradise in the Yosemite Area
The great outdoors, regardless of time of year, heals your soul. The scenery inspires you, the fresh pine and cedar-scented air electrifies you, and the sounds of critters and song birds uplift you. And if you experience the Yosemite region on snowshoes, it will entirely redefine your outdoor perspective.Why You… READ MORE >
10 Essentials for Hiking in a National Park
Watch this video for tips on 10 Essentials to take Hiking in a National Park  READ MORE >
Yosemite in a Day - Memorial Day to Mid-September
There's a lot of of activities during this time of year and the park is very popular so it's advised to get as early a start as possible.To reach Yosemite from the Visitors Center: From our parking lot turn right and go northbound on Hwy 41. The Yosemite Park south… READ MORE >
Fossils to Falls Road Trip
Enjoy the best of Madera County along the Fossils to Falls Trail on this 4 Day Road Trip!Day 1 Start your journey at the Fossil Discovery Center of Madera County, off Hwy 99 in Chowchilla. This amazing exhibit features fossils from the Middle-Pleistocene (780,000 years ago). Columbian Mammoth, Saber-toothed Cat, Sloth,… READ MORE >
Yosemite in a Day - Mid-September to November
Yosemite in a Nutshell - Mid-September through November.To reach Yosemite from the Visitor Center in Oakhurst: From our parking lot turn right and go northbound on Hwy 41. The Yosemite Park south entrance is 14 miles straight ahead. Continue on Highway 41, which becomes Wawona Road inside the park, all… READ MORE >
Yosemite in a Day - November to March
There's an abundance of late Fall and Winter activities, and beautiful sights, in Yosemite. You’re here at a delightful time because you have the park almost entirely to yourself. Nature has carved out a special spot, a magical place where you can lose yourself in the beauty around you. From expansive… READ MORE >
Sentinel Dome & Taft Point Hikes by Tony Krizan - Local Adventurer/Author/Photographer
Hikes and views from Sentinel Dome and Taft Point | Yosemite National ParkDay 1By Tony Krizan - Local Adventurer/Author/PhotographerIt has been quite a few years since I experienced the hike to Sentinel Dome and Taft Point in Yosemite National Park.  Over the years thru conversations with other hikers maybe I’m… READ MORE >
Outdoor Excursions in the Southern Sierra
Giant sequoias, raging waterfalls and Yosemite Valley vistas are just a few of the adventures to enjoy in the Southern Sierra. Families, couples and explorers of all ages will find plenty to discover during this weeklong adventure.Day 1Photo Courtesy Visalia CVBGetting Here:Fresno-Yosemite International Airport is the gateway to three of… READ MORE >
3 Day Extreme Sports Adventure Spring or Summer
Pack in 3 days of extreme adventure in the High Sierra. From cross country mountain biking, wake boarding, rock climbing and a white water river adventure this itinerary is sure to get your heart racing and put a smile on your face.Set up your home base up at Bass Lake… READ MORE >
Tips for Camping in Yosemite National Park
Enjoy this video from the National Park Service on tips for camping in Yosemite National Park. READ MORE >

Main Visitors Center
40343 Highway 41,
Oakhurst, CA 93644
(559) 683-4636
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Chowchilla Visitors Center
at the Fossil Discovery
Center of Madera County
19450 Avenue 21-1/2
Chowchilla, CA 93610
(Exit 164, off Highway 99)


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