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The History of Raymond

Raymond, California looks as it has for over 100 years. Fewer buildings exist due to many fires over time and the main road through town is paved, but a visitor can still get food in the 1890 General Store or have a beverage in the 1891 Shaw Brothers’ General Merchandise store, which is now a bar called the Frontier. Raymond ...

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The History of Ahwahnee

Ahwahnee is a small, unincorporated rural town about five miles northwest of Oakhurst on Highway 49. Situated at the southern end of California’s Gold Rush Country, Ahwahnee was first populated by immigrants who set about providing the miners with essential goods and services needed in their pursuit of gold.

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Lewis Creek Trail

This is a beautiful trail requiring a very low skill level to navigate the two slightly rocky outcroppings. The easiest way to get here is to follow State Rt. 41 north from Oakhurst about 5 miles until you see a sign of a hiker on the right. This is the parking area for the trail. Follow the trail down to ...

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