Things to do in Oakhurst

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Oakhurst: Yosemite Giant Sequoia Private Jeep Tour

1. Oakhurst: Yosemite Giant Sequoia Private Jeep Tour

Get ready to ride into the wilderness on a private Jeep tour through the Sierras. Your tour guide will drive you to see some of the Sierra’s most incredible scenery as you venture off into the forest to get to a Sequoia Grove. Crawl over granite plains, drive through dense woodland areas, and splash through creeks. Stop at Bass Lake Vista for a fantastic view of a local sporting lake. Next, head to a secluded Sequoia grove in the Sierra’s. Park up and get out, checking out old cabins from mining in the early 1900s as well as massive Sequoia stumps. This grove has a unique history as it was partially logged before the trees were protected. Then, you'll embark on a 1-mile round-trip hike to see the Bull Buck Tree, which reaches a staggering 270 feet tall and 80 feet around. It's one of the largest Sequoias on earth.

Yosemite: Valley Hiking Tour from Oakhurst

2. Yosemite: Valley Hiking Tour from Oakhurst

Witness some of the most awe-inspiring views of nature on a full-day trip through Yosemite Valley with an expert guide. See the towering and famous El Capitan, revel in the majestic Half Dome, dine under the tallest waterfall in North America — Yosemite Falls — and hike along the Mist Trail. Meet your guide before heading straight to Yosemite National Park via the south entrance. Arrive at Tunnel View to witness the most well-known views in Yosemite Valley, El Capitan and Half Dome, and be awe-struck by their sheer grandeur and height. Follow the Merced River to Curry Village, where your guide will lead you on a 3-mile (5.4-kilometer) round-trip hike on the most famous trail in the Valley, the Mist Trail, to the Vernal Falls Footbridge. After the hike, head to Yosemite Village to enjoy a boxed lunch while taking in a spectacular view of Yosemite Falls. Next, stroll along the Valley Loop Trail to the Ahwahnee Hotel. See its fascinating design and architecture of this 1927 hotel, which puts it on the list of the National Register of Historic Places. Walk back to Yosemite Village through the meadows before heading over to El Capitan Meadows for more stunning photos. Then, sit back and relax on the scenic drive back to Oakhurst.

Oakhurst: Guided Sierra National Forest Snow UTV or ATV Tour

3. Oakhurst: Guided Sierra National Forest Snow UTV or ATV Tour

Get ready to ride into the snowy wilderness of the Sierra National Forest on this guided tour. Enjoy the winter wonderland in an exciting way with a snow UTV or ATV tour. Meet your guide in at the activity provider's office in Oakhurst and gear up for your tour. Expereince the rush of gliding over rocky trails and zipping through wide open paths. Blaze thorugh the snowy wilderness and kick up some fresh powder as you go.  Cruise around a frozen lake and discover how beautiful the forest can be when it is covered in a layer of snow. Have the option to add on a sledding package if you want to stop for some exhilarating wintertime fun. 

Yosemite: Devil's Peak Sunset Jeep Tour with Local Guide

4. Yosemite: Devil's Peak Sunset Jeep Tour with Local Guide

Discover nature on this off-road jeep tour to climb to the top of Devil's Peak. Once at the top, watch as the sun sets over Yosemite National Park. Grab the chance to go stargazing and watch the wildlife as well. Upon meeting your guide, head on to your adventure and drive to the top of Devil's Peak, an area overlooking Yosemite National Park. On top of this mountain is a forestry tower lookout where a ranger stays summer-long to watch for wildfires. Meet the ranger, sign his guestbook, and learn about the history of the tower while your tour guide sets up camp. When everything is set, roast some marshmallows by the campfire and marvel at the abundant colors of the sunset. You can add an optional hot dog package to roast your dinner, too. Once the sun has gone down, make your way back to the foot of the mountain while stargazing and looking out for wildlife. Immerse yourself in the beauty and tranquility of nature with this guided jeep tour.

From Oakhurst: Bass Lake Guided ATV Adventure Tour

5. From Oakhurst: Bass Lake Guided ATV Adventure Tour

Get behind the wheel and with this ATV adventure through the Sierra National forest. Blast down wilderness paths and breath in the fresh air on the way to sights like Moon rock and a Bass Lake viewpoint.  Meet your guide in Oakhurst and gear up for your tour. Expereince the rush of gliding over rocky trails and zipping through wide open paths. Discover a large granite plain that the locals call Moon Rock. Capture a picture on this rock that resembles the moon.   Pick up some exhilarating speed as you head up to a Bass Lake viewpoint. Stop to admire stunning views of the lake's shinning waters before. Drive through a creek and down a narrow, challenging trail with help from your guide. 

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What people are saying about Oakhurst

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 16 reviews

An unexpected joy! Brody, our guide, was a riot! The experience was wild. We thoroughly enjoyed and would recommend for the hardier set.

Cody was an awesome guide. very knowledgable about the area. we saw things you would never see from your car. highly recommend

We had a great time with Brody! The tour was great. The hike has some hills but otherwise was not hard. Beautiful views!

5 stars. Could not see the sequoias. But our driver guide made the trip just as enjoyable

The guide was very knowledgeable about the area and friendly.