Help Wikitravel grow by contributing to an article! Learn how.

Oakhurst

From Wikitravel
Jump to: navigation, search

Oakhurst [1] is in the Sierra Nevada region of California, less than fifteen miles south of the entrance to Yosemite National Park.

  • Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau - Oakhurst, (41969 Highway 41), +1 559 683-4636 (), [2]. M-Sa: 8:30AM-5PM, Su: 9AM-1PM. The hours listed are for the lobby. A 24-hour information kiosk has brochures as well as free direct dial access to local lodging and attractions.

Get in

Get around

See

  • Fresno Flats Historic Park, 49777 Road 427 (at the intersection of School Road (427) and Indian Springs Road (418)), +1 559 683-6570 (), [3]. Grounds: dusk-dawn; Museum: M-F 10AM-3PM; Guided tours: Sa-Sun 12 noon-4PM.

Do

  • Golden Chain Theatre, 42310 Hwy 41, +1 559 683-7112 (), [4]. The theatre puts on 19th Century melodrama plays.
  • MET Cinemas, 40015 Highway 49, +1 559 683-1234, [5]. First run movies at a multi-screen cineplex.

Buy

Art/Photo Galleries

Many of Oakhurst's galleries are located on Gallery Row at 40982 Highway 41.

  • Stavast Studio/Gallery, 40982 Highway 41, (). Th-M: 10AM-5PM. Original paintings by Stephen Stavast.
  • Timerline Gallery, 40982 Highway 41, +1 559 683-3345, [6]. Featuring works by local artists in a variety mediums.
  • Williams Gallery West, 40680A Highway 41, +1 559 683-5551 (), [7]. Tu-Su: 12 noon-6PM. American and International Fine Art and Folk Art


Eat

Asian

  • Jade Gazebo Chinese Restaurant, 40487 Highway 41, +1 559 683-8600.
  • Oka Japanese Restaurant, 40250 Junction Dr # A, +1 559 642-4850.
  • Szechuan Chinese Restaurant, 40484 Highway 41, +1 559 683-8328.

Family dining

  • Country Waffles, 40282 Highway 41, +1 559 641-6666.
  • Katie's Kountry Kitchen (40470 Highway 41), 1 559 683-8418.
  • Ol'kettle Restaurant, 40650 Highway 41, +1 559 683-7505.
  • Pete's Place, 40093 Highway 41, +1 559 683-0772.
  • Three Sisters Cafe, 40291 Junction Drive, +1 559 642-2253 (), [8]. W-F: 11AM-9PM, Sa: 9AM-9PM, Su: 11AM-Close.

Fastfood

As Oakhurst is on one of the major roads to Yosemite National Park, all of the usual fastfood chains can be found on or near SR41.

Mexican

  • Castillo's Mexican Food, 49271 Golden Oak Loop, +1 559 683-8000.
  • Old Mexico Taqueria, 40083 Highway 41, +1 559 683-2777.

Pizza

  • Pizza Factory, 49430 Road 426, +1 559 683-3377.
  • Round Table Pizza, 40034 Highway 49 # A2, +1 559 683-7472.

Seafood

  • Crab Cakes Restaurant, 40278 Road 425A, +1 559 641-7667 (, fax: +1 559 641-7862), [10]. M-Th: 11:30A-8PM, F-Sa: 11:30AM-9PM, Closed Sundays. Lunch: $5.75-$13.25, Dinner: $7.75-$46.00.

Steak and BBQ

  • Mountain House Restaurant, 42515 Hwy 41, +1 559 683-5191, [11]. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Todd's Cookhouse Bar-B-Que, 40713 Highway 41 # 5, +1 559 642-4900, [13].

Fine dining

Drink

  • Oak Room, 40807 Highway 41, +1 559 683-6667.
  • Snowline Bar & Grill, 42155 Highway 41, +1 559 692-2111.

Sleep

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 48800 Royal Oaks Dr, +1 559 658-5500.
  • Best Western Yosemite Gateway Inn, 40530 Highway 41, +1 559 683-2378 (fax: +1 559 683-3813), [15]. checkin: 3PM; checkout: 11AM.
  • Comfort Inn Yosemite Area, 40489 Highway 41, +1 559 683-8282 (fax: +1 559 658-7030), [17]. checkin: 3PM; checkout: 11AM.
  • Hounds Tooth Inn, 42071 Hwy. 41, +1 559 642-6600 (, fax: +1 559 658-2946), [19]. A Twelve Room Inn Bed and Breakfast $95 and up.
  • Oak Cottage B & B, 50160 Golden Horse Dr., Toll free: +1 866 683-8988, local: +1 559 683-8988 (, fax: +1 559 683-8948), [20]. A three room bed and breakfast.
  • Oakhurst Lodge, 40302 Highway 41, Toll free: +1 800 655-6343 (), [21]. This hotel offers affordable, relaxing accommodation, only 13 miles to Yosemite National Park.
  • Pine Rose Inn, 41703 Road 222, Toll free: +1 866 642-2800, local: +1 559 642-2800 (, fax: +1 559 658-6152), [22]. 9 guest suites, 6 with jaccuzis $79-$159.
  • Queens Inn, 41139 Highway 41, +1 559 683-4354.


Stay safe

Dial 911 for all emergencies

Law enforcement in Oakhurst is provided by the Madera County Sheriff's Department and the California Highway Patrol.

  • Oakhurst Sheriff's Substation. 39884 Road 425B. +1 559 658-2555.
  • CHP Oakhurst Area Office. 35500 Highway 41, Coarsegold. +1 559 683-6565.

Fire and Emergency Medical Service is provided by the Madera County Fire Department from Oakhurst Station #12. 49015 Civic Circle. +1 559 683-4808.

Medical services

  • Community Medical Center, 48677 Victoria Ln # 104, +1 559 683-2992, [26]. Seven days a week: 9AM-9PM.
  • Oakhurst Dental Care, 49386 Road 426, +1 559 683-6200 (fax: +1 559 641-6316), [27].

Get out

  • Yosemite National Park - Oakhurst is the closest city of any size to Yosemite. 12 miles north on SR 41, about 25 minutes. Expect to wait as long as 30 minutes in line at the entrance to Yosemite.
  • Bass Lake - North on SR41, east on Bass Lake Road, 9 miles, about 20 minutes.


This is a usable article. It has information for getting in as well as some complete entries for restaurants and hotels. An adventurous person could use this article, but please plunge forward and help it grow!



Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages

other sites