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Local Attractions

There are many attractions along Highway 41, the most popular year-round entrance into Yosemite Park.  In particular, FISH CAMP makes a great base from which to enjoy and explore inside and outside the park.

Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad
(2.0 miles south from Owl's Nest Lodging)
Ride the historic Logger Steam Train, the Jenny Railcars, or schedule a fun filled evening on the famous and memorable Moonlight Special.
Visit the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad Website.
The Mariposa Sequoia Grove
(3.5 miles north from Owl's Nest Lodging)
You may drive to the Grove parking lot or take a free shuttle from the South Gate entrance, or from the Wawona Market. There are many nature trails into this extraordinary Grove; you may even wish to take the BIG TREES TOUR: a one hour open-air auto tram tour with interpretive guide. These tours depart about every half hour in high season. Tickets can be purchased at the Grove ticket office.
More about the Grove.
Yosemite (Horseback) Pack Station
(2.5 miles south from Owl's Nest Lodging on Jackson-Big Sandy Road)
Our local horseback stable offers a variety of trail rides, wagon rides, back county rides; even a memorable half day ride up into the Mariposa Sequoia Grove. Check out their Chuck-Wagon Jamboree, a great BBO and buffet. You will like this one!
For more information, visit the Yosemite Trails website.
Yosemite Sightseeing Tours
Take a guided tour into Yosemite with the professionals! They will pick you up at Owl’s Nest Lodging and show you the works!
Yosemite Tours website
Sightseeing Tours in the Valley: (209) 372- 1240

Wawona Historic Hotel, Golf Course and Pioneer Village
(6.0 miles north from Owl's Nest Lodging)
More information here.

Fishing, Boating, Swimming
Fish Big Creek in Fish Camp for Rainbow, Brown or Brook trout, just .5 miles south from Owl's Nest on Highway 41.
Bass Lake (15 miles south of Owl's Nest) offers great fishing with boat rentals and public beaches for swimming. Swimming can also be found in many swimming holes along the Merced River, the South Fork of the Merced in the park and local pools. (Ask us about our favorites)

Mountain Biking
Bike along some of the most beautiful mountain roads and trails in the Sierras. Bring your own bike or rent locally.
Yosemite Village Bike rentals: (209) 372-1208
Curry Village Bike and Raft rentals: (209) 372-8319

Local Restaurants and More!
Tenaya Hotel in Fish Camp: 4 restaurants- Pizza Parlor - Bar-pub
Narrow Gauge in Fish Camp: Evening dinners, early-bird, 5:00 - 6:30; also a bar
Fish Camp General Store: Food and Deli items
Wawona Hotel Dining room in Wawona: also a market
Met Cinema:  Oakhurst
Gambling:  Chukchansi Gold Casino, Coarsegold

Nearest Airport:  Yosemite Fresno - 58 miles
Nearest Train:  Fresno - 58 miles
Nearest Bar-Pub:  Jackalope Saloon - .5 mile
Nearest Restaurant:  Tenaya Hotel - .5 mile
Nearest Golf:  Wawona Golf Course - .6 miles
Nearest Beach/Lake:  Bass Lake - 15 miles
Nearest Creek:  Big Creek in Fish Camp - .2 miles

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Post Office Box 33, Fish Camp, CA 93623 | (559) 683-3484 | owlsnest@sti.net