census-designated place (CDP) in Madera County, California, United States

Oakhurst is a settlement of 2,800 people (2010) in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California. It is 14 mi (23 km) south of the entrance to Yosemite National Park.

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  • Yosemite Area Regional Transit System (YARTS). Year-round. The YARTS shuttle travels on Highway 41 between Fresno and Wawona and Yosemite Valley, with a stop in Oakhurst at the Best Western. Ticket prices include park entry, and can be purchased from the shuttle driver.

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Law enforcement in Oakhurst is provided by the Madera County Sheriff's Department and the California Highway Patrol.

Fire and Emergency Medical Service is provided by the Madera County Fire Department from Oakhurst Station #12. 49015 Civic Circle. +1 559 683-4808.

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  • Yosemite National Park - Oakhurst is the closest city of any size to Yosemite. 12 miles north on SR 41, about 25 minutes. Expect to wait as long as 30 minutes in line at the entrance to Yosemite.
  • Bass Lake - North on SR41, east on Bass Lake Road, 9 miles, about 20 minutes.
Routes through Oakhurst
FresnoCoarsegold  S   N  Fish CampYosemite N.P.
AuburnMariposa  N   S  END

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