Lodging & Things to do in Oakhurst
Located on the banks of the Fresno River, Oakhurst is home to several interesting attractions and activities for the whole family, including Yosemite National Park, the Children's Museum of the Sierra, and the Golden Chain Theatre.
The lake and surrounding Oakhurst area are family-friendly spots, known best for their endless water activities. Fans of boating, fishing, water skiing, hiking, and mountain biking are encouraged to explore the area. Bass Lake is only 15 minutes from Yosemite’s South Gate, which makes it a convenient spot to lodge. Bass Lake is bit more developed than other regions of Yosemite. Travelers will find grills, bars, markets, and even a Mexican restaurant in the Oakhurst area.
The Bass Lake/Oakhurst area is close to the following popular attractions: Yosemite Valley, Badger Pass, Glacier Point, Wawona Golf Course, and Mariposa Grove.
Things to do in Oakhurst
- SHADOW OF THE GIANTS TRAIL
Nelder Grove is the perfect place to wander among giant sequoias. This peaceful and soothing grove is also relatively undiscovered. Visit any time of year to see some of earth’s largest living things. Located above Oakhurst, off Sky Ranch Road.
- FRESNO FLATS HISTORICAL PARK
Relive the nineteenth century in this historic village and go back in time with a visit to one-room schoolhouses or the jail, and experience the history of Eastern Madera County.
- WILD WONDERFUL KING VINTAGE MUSEUM
There’s a lot of history in clothing. With 200 years of fashion and military memorabilia from 1790 to the Civil War, Spanish–American War, WWI and WWII, this museum reveals war’s influence on fashion and style.
- RIVER CREEK GOLF COURSE
River Creek is truly a natural oasis. Plan a visit and discover why so many nature lovers and area golfers return to this verdant course.
- YOSEMITE TRAILS
Hit the trail with the Yosemite Cowboys for horseback rides, an authentic western barbecue or a magical winter sleigh ride.
Scenic Wonders offers an impressive array of both traditional and contemporary lodges, cabins, and homes in the Bass Lake area. Many offer air conditioning, Wi-Fi, Roku TV, gas stoves, and ample parking for your vehicle(s).