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Very Helpful Staff, Small Shop with Books and Gifts

Good place to stop on your way into or out of the park. Clean restrooms and very helpful... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
RCSColumbus
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Columbus, Ohio
Good place to stretch your legs and get information

Coming into Yosemite NP on CA 120, the first place you come to after the toll booths is the Big Oak... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Mmarymomm
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Pleasanton, California
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Sep 5, 2017
“Very Helpful Staff, Small Shop with Books and Gifts”
Aug 1, 2017
“Good place to stretch your legs and get information”
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Good place to stop on your way into or out of the park. Clean restrooms and very helpful, knowledgeable staff. Small gift shop and bookstore at one end of the building is run by Yosemite Conservancy volunteers who do an amazing job raising money and...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Coming into Yosemite NP on CA 120, the first place you come to after the toll booths is the Big Oak Flat Information Center. It is a good place to stretch your legs and use the restrooms. There is backcountry planning and fire information. The...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is a good place to stop before descending into Yosemite Valley. There can be traffic or road construction so the drive from here to the valley may take a while ie you may want to make use of the facilities. Rangers are always helpful...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2014

A couple of times in 2013 the rangers here helped us with permits and with planning our hikes. They knew about the trail conditions and helped us avoid problems with our planned itineraries. Their advice was excellent and resulted in a number of terrific backpacking...More

1  Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 11 September 2013

We had the chance to visit this center right after it reopened from the Rim Fire. The staff here was super helpful and knowledgable, even though they were in the middle of unpacking and reopening.

1  Thank MSandersCarroll
Reviewed 7 February 2012

Any National Park facility that would have one of my photographs on permanent display has got to be the best. I'm just sayin'.

2  Thank sntipton
Reviewed 11 May 2011

Seeing the Yosemite High Country is not restricted to back packers, you can drive through it. Be sure to stop at the Information Center and help yourself to the materials that the National Park Service has for you there. My wife found the following site,...More

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