Western
Yosemite Lakes
 California

31191 Hardin Flat Rd.
Groveland, CA 95321

Ranger Station: (209) 962-0103

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General Delivery, Groveland, CA 95321.

Located just five miles from the west gate of Yosemite National Park, this 400-acre preserve is a wonderland of activity during the summer. The South Fork of the Tuolumne River runs through the preserve and is ideal for swimming, fishing and panning for gold. Lake Don Pedro, 35 miles west, offers fishing, boating and water skiing. Another area attraction is the state’s largest public cavern, Moaning Cavern.

Accommodations

Campsites: 234 full hookups, 20 power and water, 130 tents.

Rentals: 8 TT cabins, 10 bunkhouse cabins, 14 hillside yurts, 8 river yurts, 1 12-room hostel, 4 Getaway cabins (April through September only).

Member Amenities

Adult center, basketball court, beach, bike rentals, country store, family center, fish cleaning stations, hiking trails, horseshoe pits, kayaks, lake, laundry facilities, mini-golf, paddleboats, pingpong, playground, pool table, river, shuffleboard, TV room, volleyball court, Wi-Fi access.

Points of Interest

  • Yosemite National Park, west entrance, 5 miles
  • Rainbow Pools, 4 miles
  • Rim of the World, 8 miles
  • O’Shaunessy Dam/Hetch Hetchy, 25 miles
  • Moccasin Fish Hatchery, 30 miles
  • Half Dome and El Capitan (inside YNP), 30 miles
  • Merced River, 30 miles
  • Don Pedro Lake, 35 mile
  • Cherry Lake, 40 miles
  • Columbia State Historic Town, 40 miles
  • White Wolf Trailhead, 40 miles
  • Moaning Cavern, 60 miles

Directions

GPS Coordinates: N 37° 48' 58.46" W 119° 56' 22.53"; elevation is 3,600 feet.

From Southern California: Head north on I-5 and take I-205 east to Hwy. 120, near Manteca. Proceed east to Oakdale, stay on Hwy. 120 at Yosemite Junction, and continue 18 miles past Groveland to turn right on Yosemite Lakes Drive at the Country Store/Texaco Gas Station.

From Fresno: Take Hwy. 99 north to CR J14 near Turlock. Go north on CR J14 to Oakdale. Turn right going east on Hwy. 120. Keep right at Yosemite Junction and continue 18 miles past Groveland to turn right on Yosemite Lakes Drive at the Country Store/Texaco Gas Station.

From the Bay Area: Take I-580 and I-205 east to Hwy. 120, near Manteca. Proceed east to Oakdale, stay on Hwy. 120 at Yosemite Junction, and continue 18 miles past Groveland to turn right on Yosemite Lakes Drive at the Country Store/Texaco Gas Station.