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Yosemite Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 3.46 miles

The Yosemite Wilderness now contains a total of 704,624 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1984 the Yosemite Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age o...

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Yosemite National Park

Rank: 17 10 Activites Phone: (209)-372-0200 Distance: 6.37 miles

Not just a great valley, but a shrine to human foresight, the strength of granite, the power of glaciers, the persistence of life, and the tranquility of the High Sierra. First protected in 1864, Yosemite National Park is best known for its waterfalls, but within its nearly 1,200 square miles, you can find deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias, a vast wilderness area, and much more.

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Tioga Road/Big Oak Flat Road National Park

Phone: (209)-372-0200 Distance: 8.66 miles

This byway offers a spectacular passage over the Sierra Nevada. Drive through the highest automobile pass in California and experience an elevation change of over one mile. Experience glacier-carved granite peaks, pristine lakes, wildflower-covered meadows, and lush evergreen forests with Giant Sequoia groves in this serene yet rugged landscape.

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Ansel Adams Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 18.24 miles

The Ansel Adams Wilderness now contains a total of 231,533 acres and is managed by the Forest Service and the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1964 the Ansel Adams Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunit...

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Sierra Vista Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (559)-683-4636 Email: ysvb@yosemitethisyear.com Distance: 24.50 miles

The byway meanders for 100 miles through outstanding scenery with remarkable views of the crest of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Visitors will see massive granite domes, majestic peaks, sheer canyon walls formed by the San Joaquin river, and expansive high mountain meadows.Evidence of glaciation is present at sites along the Byway at Arch Rock, Jackass Rock, Globe Rock and more. A mild, half-mile w...

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Devils Postpile National Monument Park

Rank: 233 6 Activites Email: DEPO_Visitor_Information@nps.gov Distance: 25.57 miles

Established in 1911 by presidential proclamation, Devils Postpile National Monument protects and preserves the Devils Postpile formation, the 101-foot high Rainbow Falls, and pristine mountain scenery. The formation is a rare sight in the geologic world and ranks as one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt. Its columns tower 60 feet high and display an unusual symmetry.

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Hoover Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 26.36 miles

The Hoover Wilderness now contains a total of 128,421 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1964 the Hoover Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...incre...

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Merced River Recreation Management Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (916)-941-3101 Email: dgreenwo@blm.gov Distance: 28.28 miles

Beginning in the high country of Yosemite National Park, the Merced River makes a headlong rush through glacially-carved canyons, rugged mountains and foothills to the San Joaquin Valley. Ample access points allow you to float rapids at your own pace. Come ashore long enough to watch an eagle dive for its dinner. Hook a trout and plunk it in a pan over an open fire at Railroad Flat or McCabe Flat ...

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Sierra National Forest Park

2 Activites Email: public_affairs@fs.fed.us Distance: 32.47 miles

Activities on the Forest ----Select One------Accessible Recreation OpportunitiesBoatingCampingFirearm SafetyFishingHikingHorseback Riding/Pack StationsLakesMining RegulationsNational Recreation Reservation SystemOff-Highway VehiclesRecreation Residence ProgramPetsScenic BywaysViewing Autumn ColorsWildernessWhite Water RaftingWinter Sports         HELP US PROTECT YOUR FORESTSPlease preserve and pro...

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Emigrant Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 32.61 miles

The Emigrant Wilderness now contains a total of 112,277 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1975 the Emigrant Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...i...

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Kaiser Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 36.65 miles

The Kaiser Wilderness now contains a total of 22,700 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1976 the Kaiser Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...increa...

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Eastman Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (559)-689-3255 Distance: 44.52 miles

Just one hour north of Fresno in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Rolling oak-covered hills provide a scenic and restful setting for fishing, boating, and hiking.

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Stanislaus National Forest Park

16 Activites Email: stf-public_affairs@fs.fed.us Distance: 44.81 miles

Located between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite in the Sierra Nevada, the Stanislaus National Forest is a cherished and accessible overnight destination. The Forest offers a full range of year-round recreation opportunities. Three primary trans-Sierra routes—4, 108 and 120—traverse the forest, offering great views through a range of life zones (3,000' - 9,500+'). A network of forest roads and trails encou...

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Dinkey Lakes Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 45.43 miles

The Dinkey Lakes Wilderness now contains a total of 30,000 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1984 the Dinkey Lakes Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age o...

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Squaw Leap Mgmt. Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (916)-985-4474 Distance: 45.64 miles

The Squaw Leap Area is located at the upper portion of Millerton Lake and is accessed through the town of Auberry, CA. The area is managed by BLM with trail heads for the San Joaquin trail. The trail leads through chaparral uplands with mountain lilac, manzanita, mahogany and many shrubs and annual wildflowers. The trails leading from Squaw Leap Area include a 6 mile loop through the northern po...

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San Joaquin River Gorge Special Recreation Management Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (661)-391-6000 Email: pdewitt@blm.gov Distance: 47.37 miles

The Dumna and Kechayi Native Americans people once occupied the Management Area and surrounding lands. It is from their language that we derive the names of the trails contained within the Management Area. The Pa'san Ridge Trail (pa'san translates to pine nut) is a six-mile loop trail. This trail takes one into the chaparral clothed uplands where they will encounter mountain lilac (ceanothus), man...

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Hensley Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (559)-673-5151 Distance: 48.29 miles

Less than an hour drive northeast of Fresno in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada enroute to Yosemite National Park. Lake activities include water skiing, fishing, swimming, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, and camping.

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Carson-Iceberg Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 50.07 miles

The Carson-Iceberg Wilderness now contains a total of 161,181 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1984 the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ...

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Millerton Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (559)-822-2225 Email: plucero@mp.usbr.gov Distance: 50.83 miles

Friant Dam on the San Joaquin River, forms Millerton Lake. The dam and lake are features of the Central Valley Project - Friant Division. Millerton Lake is nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, approximately 15 miles east of Fresno, CA offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. Reclamation is assisting the State Parks and Recreation to develop the San Joaquin trail that will a...

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Red Hills Recreation Management Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (916)-941-3101 Email: dgreenwo@blm.gov Distance: 52.00 miles

The Red Hills is a region of 7,100 acres of public land located just south of the historic town of Chinese Camp in Tuolumne County. The Red Hills are noticeably different from the surrounding countryside. The serpentine-based soils in the area support a unique assemblage of plant species. Included among the thorny buckbrush and scraggly foothill pine is a rich variety of annual wildflowers, which ...

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New Melones Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (209)-536-9094 Email: mppublicaffairs@usbr.gov Distance: 56.50 miles

New Melones Dam and Reservoir are part of the Central Valley Project - New Melones Unit operated by the Bureau of Reclamation. Located 60 miles upstream on the Stanislaus River from the confluence of the San Joaquin River. The reservoir has a capacity of 2.4 million acre feet of water with 100 miles of shoreline, and a water surface area of 12,500 acres. New Melones is located between the histor...

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Mokelumne Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 62.81 miles

The Mokelumne Wilderness now contains a total of 99,161 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1964 the Mokelumne Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "......

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Fish Slough Area Of Critical Environmental Concern National Park

7 Activites Phone: (760)-872-5000 Email: BLM_CA_Bishop_FO_Web@blm.gov Distance: 62.85 miles

The 36,000-acre Fish Slough Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) is a place where geographic isolation, geology, climate, and hydrology have created a rare and irreplaceable ecosystem. Located in the transition between the Mojave Desert and Great Basin biomes, Fish Slough encompasses an array of plant communities, including wetlands, alkali meadows, and uplands. With 126 taxa described, F...

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Pine Flat Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (559)-787-2589 Distance: 64.25 miles

Less than an hour east of Fresno in the Sierra and Sequoia National Forests. The scenic and rugged Kings River Canyon is the location of this beautiful park where fishing, boating, and waterskiing are all available.

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Volcanic Tablelands National Park

8 Activites Phone: (760)-872-5000 Email: BLM_CA_Bishop_FO_Web@blm.gov Distance: 64.84 miles

The Volcanic Tablelands is a vast volcanic landscape that was formed over 700,000 years ago by materials spewing from the Long Valley caldera, located to the northwest.

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