On your way to Yosemite, there are lots of things to do in Oakhurst, California! Located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Oakhurst is an outpost along the way to the world-famous Yosemite National Park, which is more than just a stop along the way. Expect small town charm surrounded by beautiful views.
Oakhurst is located along the Fresno River, just south of the southern entrance to Yosemite. Formerly Fresno Flats, Oakhurst’s population grew as lumber companies began to set up in the area. When Yosemite became the country’s third national park, this picturesque town began to welcome visitors from around the world.
We are also connected to the other gold rush towns by scenic Highway 49! Oakhurst is the southern end of this historic route, named after the immigrants who came looking for gold. Highway 49 weaves north from near the hotel, through towns, mountains, parks, forests, wineries, and so many more things to do near Oakhurst, CA.