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Yosemite National Park

Information regarding current conditions in Yosemite, can be found on our Travel Alerts Page.  

Yosemite Valley Map

View or Download the Yosemite Valley map, complete with shuttle route and stops.  

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Note:  Most services inside the park are operational but there some impacts as a result of the many on-going projects in the park (e.g. closure of Glacier Point Road for all of 2022, roadwork along Tioga Road, Bridalveil Fall area rehabilitation, etc...) 

See the NPS FAQ page for more information about visiting the parkSee the list of concessionaire services.

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Yosemite Valley In Winter

Have a hot toddy at The Ahwahnee Bar or Dining Room.  Park your car and take the free Yosemite Valley Shuttle to all the destinations in Yosemite Valley.  Make sure to take the short hike to the base of Yosemite Falls and be amazed as the water forms a snow cone as the mist freezes on the falls. 

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Okay - so you've figured out where to go and what to do.  Now it's time to determine where to stay during your visit. There's a wide variety of options available through the region; from hotels, bed & breakfasts, vacation rentals, campgrounds and RV sites, and much more!  Click below to explore the options here.

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Translations:  Did you know that Yosemite National Park has translated brochures with general park information and map?  

Click on the language link to download your copy.   

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YARTS (Yosemite Area Regional Transit System) is another way to get to and from Yosemite from the gateway towns.  YARTS operates in the southern gateway towns of Fresno, Coarsegold, Oakhurst, Bass Lake & Fish Camp along Highway 41 from mid-May through mid-September.  

FREE VALLEY SHUTTLE:  To help with find your favorite icons in Yosemite Valley, you can view and download the Yosemite Valley Shuttle Map.  

Finally, here are a couple outside sources that we recommend incorporating into your planning arsenal:


Like what you see? Save any of these pins (or all of them) to your travel planning board(s) to give you an easy way to find your way back here!  Also check out our travel stories/blog posts and itineraries for more ideas and pins!

Reservations will be required to enter Yosemite National Park during the February 2023 Horsetail Fall Event

A reservation will be required to enter Yosemite on the weekends of February 10–12, February 17–19, and February 24–26, 2023, even for those not visiting Horsetail Fall. Visitors who first arrive Mondays through Thursdays won't need a reservation. The $35/car entrance fee is valid for entry for seven days, regardless of day of arrival. 

Want to know more about about the Horsetail Fall event and what to expect? Check out the Travel Story, What to Expect When Traveling to See Horsetail Fall

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
(559) 683-4636
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Winter Hours - Monday thru Saturday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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