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.
oak & pine foothills
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near Yosemite NP
on Hwy.49 near jct. Hwy.41
parks, forests, rivers & lakes:
Dry Gulch - Yosemite 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
Sierra Meadows Cabins
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.
Oakhurst Chamber of Commerce
49074 Civic Circle Drive, Oakhurst, CA 93644