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This wonderful little village has much to please a traveler. A monument was just erected to honor... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
Bass Lake, California
Cool Stop off point on the way to Yosemite

At the Corner of Hwy 41 and Road 417, this is a good spot to take a break on your way up to the... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2017
Coarsegold, California
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“peddlers”(3 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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35300 Highway 41, Coarsegold, CA 93614-8715
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

This wonderful little village has much to please a traveler. A monument was just erected to honor all Veterans. Restaurants, Park, Wildlife, Coffee kiosk, Grocery store, Frosty soft serve ice cream, Gasoline, Craft fairs, antique shops, and more.

3  Thank BeentherD0NEthat
Reviewed December 21, 2017

At the Corner of Hwy 41 and Road 417, this is a good spot to take a break on your way up to the South Gate of Yosemite. Quaint Little shops, and a really good Cafe can be found at this place, and several times...More

2  Thank Mtnman2007
Reviewed October 11, 2017

It doesn't look like much from the outside, but the main building has so many rooms, all of them chock full of local and California history: the gold rush, mining, logging, our indigenous people and tribal life. Then you get to see the other building...More

1  Thank Glenda G
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Summer events are very good and there are several unique businesses year round. You may find the fall tarantula festival fun and you can actually hold one of the fury little guys. Zander's has good coffee and the restaurant in the village is very good.

Thank Gene H
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Fun place to look around. Great fudge at the Fudge Stop and amazing coffee at Zanders. Worth a visit if you're passing!

Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

We were here for the Peddlers fair. Loved all the booths and the permanent shops. Everyone was very friendly and lots of nice stuff. The owner Diane does a great job.

Thank Erik P
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Coarsegold is a very small, quaint town. Hwy 41 runs right thru it, so it can be very busy at times with traffic. There are a few quaint shops but really nothing worth stopping except....The Wild Fig Kitchen! What a wonderful find for breakfast and...More

Thank Dotty M
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Such cute little shops, friendly town , and a laid back style. I highly recommend you pull over stroll through the grounds and enjoy the scenery.

Thank Victor U
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Great rest stop with small shops interesting history and on event days plenty of fun food and crafts.

Thank Nightpilot8
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Its a cute community set up, that has venders out their, and its family fun also, its usually on holiday kind of weekends, gets very busy for our small town, enjoyable

Thank teri u
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Sandy E
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Response from Glenda G | Reviewed this property |
Our winters are normally mild with very little snow, and the roads are always open. It's only from Oakhurst north that chains are sometimes required.