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Fall For Yosemite All Over Again

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Say goodbye to reservations and say hello to Yosemite as you discover what all the buzz is about, and find your best fall experiences in Yosemite National Park. Fall for Bass Lake After summer visitors subside, tranquility settles over the region. Find five reasons to fall for Bass Lake in this article, and find thousands more when you visit in ...

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Visit the Mountain Artisans Market at Fresno Flats

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OAKHURST — Handcrafted jewelry, soaps, bath and body products, Fall décor, candles, lavender products, woodwork, and so much more! Come out to Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park this Saturday for a fun Fall shopping experience! October 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sierra Historic Sites Association 49777 School Road Oakhurst, CA 93644 559-683-6570 The Mountain Artisans Market happens ...

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Winter Service To Yosemite National Park Now Running

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MERCED – The Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) is now operating its winter schedule for bus service running from Merced and Mariposa to Yosemite National Park. YARTS Highway 140 Winter Schedule (PDF) The Highway 140 service operates year-round but reduces the frequency of service to and from the park after the summer season. YARTS routes into Yosemite that originate ...

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Happy 132nd Birthday, Yosemite National Park!

Happy 132nd birthday, Yosemite! May you have many more!!

Happy Birthday Yosemite! Visit this October and help celebrate the 132nd birthday of Yosemite National Park! History of Yosemite National Park Yosemite National Park is located in central California, straddling the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Many famous explorers and naturalists have passed through this area including John Muir (a strong proponent for protecting the area’s forests), John Wesley Powell (who ...

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Get the Latest News From the Coarsegold Chamber of Commerce

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There’s a whole lot going on in Coarsegold and Madera County! Take a look, brought to you by the Coarsegold Chamber of Commerce! Meet the Coarsegold Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors!  President Laura Young, Vice President Elizabeth Romo, Secretary Chris Baker, Treasurer Melody Hilton, and Director Diane Boland. For more information, visit coarsegoldchamberofcommerce.com.             ...

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History Mystery #115: Antique Homestead Tools

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Submitted by Lynn Northrup, Raymond Museum. These two items were recently donated from two different homesteads near Raymond. We would like to know their uses and what decade they would be from. Follow-up to History Mystery #114: The Fine Gold Saloon There were no comments pertaining to the questions asked about this Mystery. Comments from SNO Facebook page: Janel Nielsen: ...

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Mountain Artisan Market at Fresno Flats

OAKHURST — On Saturday, September 17th the Mountain Artisan Market had one of its most prosperous days since its inception in the Spring of 2020; setting up in conjunction with the Fresno Flats Historical Society at the Fresno Flats Historical Museum in Oakhurst CA, just off School Road.  Several resident volunteers for the society were present to give tours of ...

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Free Admission to Yosemite National Park on Veterans Day

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Yosemite National Park will offer free admission into the park on Friday, November 11, 2022 for Veterans Day. Fees being waived include the fees associated with entrance into the park only. All other fees associated with camping, lodging, or activities within the park are not waived. The fee waiver is good on Friday, November 11, 2022, only. If ...

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Dinner and Jazz on the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Over the years, Peter White has maintained a reputation as one of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape. Limited tickets are available for these three-hour events that start on September 25th at 3 p.m. Armed with an unparalleled combination of lyricism and energy, he combines elements of jazz, pop and classical ...

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Enjoy the Fall Colors at The Redwoods in Yosemite

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Experience Autumn In Yosemite! Fall is the perfect time to take advantage of the quiet off-peak season. The summer heat and crowds are leaving, so you can enjoy the beautiful hikes and views of Tuolumne Meadows in serene solitude. Find Your Yosemite Cabin Rental! You could take in the fall colors by biking through the valley, take a relaxing stroll ...

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