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The western Sierra Nevada foothills border Yosemite Park and there are numerous Gold Country small towns with big rivers to enjoy. Many folks prefer to camp outside of the busy National Park, so this page serves the outdoor recreation options near the rural residential community of Ahwahnee, California.
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elevation: 2321' population: 2,195 zip code: 93601


oak & pine foothills, very lush area

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Madera County
near Yosemite NP
on Hwy.49 near jct. Hwy.41



  • back roads
  • hiking
  • camping
  • mountain biking
  • fishing
  • snow skiing (Badger Pass)
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Sierra National Forest
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Wassama Round House SHP
  • Bass Lake
  • Eastman Lake
  • Hensley Lake
  • ahwahnee campgrounds

    Dry Gulch - Yosemite Campground
    Chowchilla Campground
    Bass Lake Camping
    Kelty Meadow Campground
    Texas Flat Group Campground
    Forks Campground - Oakhurst
    Nelder Grove Camping - Bass Lake
    Hidden View @ Hensley Lake
    Codorniz @ Eastman Lake
    Wildcat Camp @ Eastman Lake

    tent camping

    Small mountain community inside Sierra National Forest, on the way into Yosemite National Park.

    Ahwahnee Hotel: inside Yosemite Valley Dinner reservations at the grand Ahwahnee Dining Room, call 209- 372-1489. Lodging reservations at the historic hotel click here.

    nearby towns:
    Fish Camp
    Bass Lake
    Yosemite Valley
    local links:

    Oakhurst Chamber of Commerce
    49074 Civic Circle Drive, Oakhurst, CA 93644

    Gold Country Visitors Association
    Yosemite Hiking Maps
    Ahwahnee Hotel Reservations
    Yosemite Hikes
    Ahwahnee Lodging
    River Creek Golf Course
    Yosemite Valley Trail Map
    Sierra National Forest Map

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