Oakhurst, California

Oakhurst is the Gateway to the most beautiful park in the world.... Yosemite. Oakhurst, formerly Fresno Flats in the 1850's is only 12 miles from the southern entrance of Yosemite.

In the 1850's it became known as Fresno Flats providing supplies to mines and lumber companies in the surrounding area. Today Oakhurst, the southern most starting point of Historic Hwy 49, is a town of 18,000 people.

There is plenty for tourists to do in Oakhurst. Shop for antiques, or browse the art galleries boutiques, book stores, gift shops or dine in the many restaurants that abound in this picturesque historic town. You will want to tour Fresno Flats Historical Park where numerous historical buildings have been preserved and filled with exhibits of Oakhurst's history in the making. The Little Church on the Hill is another must on every visitors list. Located in the centre of Oakhurst at Oakhill Cemetery, the church is the only remaining wooden structure of its era in the entire region. Nearby visitors can try their hand at gold panning in Coarsegold, visit the Wassama Round House in Ahwahnee or catch the Chowchilla world famous Western Stampede every April. Oakhurst's history is forever linked to the many small towns nearby so plan enough time to take some side trips

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