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Collect Trading Cards From Visit Yosemite Madera County

Image of the trading cards from Visit Yosemite's Welcoming Committee.

MADERA COUNTY —  Great news, everyone! You can now collect trading cards from your animal friends at Visit Yosemite Madera County’s Welcoming Committee. These awesome cards can be found at various locations around Madera County. Mr. Mead the Saber Toothed Cat MR. MEAD can be found at Fossil Discovery Center, located at 19450 Ave. 21 1/2, Chowchilla, CA. Saber-toothed cats, also known ...

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Take Madera County’s Fossils to Falls Four-Day Road Trip

Image of a wooly mammoth skeleton at the Fossil Discovery Center.

MADERA COUNTY — Enjoy the best of Madera County on the Fossils to Falls Trail, a four-day road trip! On your trip, collect the Welcoming Committee’s trading cards at ten destinations and discover the best attractions in Yosemite’s Southern Gateway. Participants can use their trading cards to enter the Yosemite Adventure Contest grand prize drawing. Day 1 Start your journey ...

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Recreate Responsibly With These Helpful Reminders

Image of a rainbow over El Capitan at Yosemite.

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES —  Mother Nature is the best form of therapy. The sound of roaring falls and smell of blooming wildflowers. The deafening silence of freshly fallen snow on the ground. Recreate Responsibly (PDF) Not Just Yosemite But ALL Outdoor Lands Although the main attraction is Yosemite National Park, the idea of recreating responsibly shouldn’t be applied only to the ...

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Time to Hit the Ice Skating Rinks and Take a Spin!

BASS LAKE — The Pines Resort at beautiful Bass Lake recently debuted the Bass Lake Rink, a Glice skating rink to add even more winter fun in the area! What is Glice, you may ask? It is an artificial ice surface which makes skating accessible even on days when the temperature is warmer. At Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite take a spin ...

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New Sierra Tel Directory Showcases a Bit of Midpines History

Image of the Midpines Food and Gas Store.

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Sierra Tel, serving both Eastern Madera County and Mariposa County, announces that its 2023 telephone directory recounts the long history of Midpines Food and Gas. The directory story briefly recounts the times gone by of the 1926 Carstens building, located at the intersection of Carsten’s Road and Highway 140 in Midpines, that is now Midpines Food and ...

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Let’s Go Ice Skating at The Pines Resort on Bass Lake

Image of the glice (artificial ice) skating flyer at Bass Lake.

BASS LAKE — Lace up your skates, get your winter gear ready and come spin, glide and slide at Bass Lake! The glice (artificial ice) rink will be located on the upper tennis court, just past the main parking lot from now until March 31, 2023. Admission Fees Admission fee covers two (2) consecutive 60-minute sessions; beginning on the hour ...

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Celebrate New Years Eve With DJ Mark at The Pines Resort

Image of champagne and fireworks.

BASS LAKE — Come celebrate New Year’s Eve in style at The Pines Resort with a fun and fireworks-filled party in the Lakeview Room! Enjoy a variety of music by DJ Mark, digital photo booth, party favors and snacks, and festive decor. At midnight, raise a toast to a New Year with a complimentary glass of champagne and enjoy the fireworks ...

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Christmas Options From Your Favorite Local Restaurants

Image of people toasting at a Christmas party.

OAKHURST — Why bother with all the fuss and drama (and dirty dishes) of cooking Christmas Eve dinner or a Christmas Day buffet when you have three incredible options such as these? Check out these Christmas menus from three of your favorite local restaurants! Christmas Eve Dinner at Idle Hour Winery & Kitchen Saturday, December 24th, from 5 – 8 ...

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Bass Lake Ranger District to Initiate Prescribed Burning

Image of firefighters putting out a fire in a forest.

NORTH FORK — Due to reduced fire activity throughout the state and across the country, Sierra National Forest fire crews have returned from their fire assignments, becoming available to support and manage local prescribed fire projects. Please see the attached maps for general locations. BASS LAKE PILE BURN VICINITY MAP – MADERA (PDF) BASS LAKE PILE BURN VICINITY MAP – ...

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Bass Lake Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade of Lights

Image of the Bass Lake Parade of Lights.

BASS LAKE — Join us this Saturday for the 31st Annual Bass Lake Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade of Lights! Participate by decorating a festive float, donate an inflatable to promote your business or just come over for a fun evening to kick off the holiday season with your family and friends. This event will be held Saturday, November 26, ...

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