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Yosemite Guide Service

18595 Main St, Highway 120, Groveland, CA 95321-9440
+1 530-523-3998
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Best day of our trip to Yosemite

We hired John to guide our family of four for a day during our first visit to Yosemite. It was the... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Dan C
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Fort Myers, United States
Great trip to Yosemite!

We were two couples planning a trip to Yosemite, and found John. He's great! We were there in... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Katheryn D
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Customized, private outings providing exceptional day hikes, backpacking trips, camping trips, and special tours - guided by professionally trained naturalists in the Sierra Nevada and Yosemite National Park. Specializing in small groups and exclusive, customized trips, Yosemite Guide Service leads you to the less visited, more secluded, and most extraordinary destinations. With over 25 years of experience and regional knowledge, explore Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada wilderness with a professionally trained naturalist.
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“half dome” (8 reviews)
“glacier point” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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18595 Main St, Highway 120, Groveland, CA 95321-9440
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+1 530-523-3998
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"backpacking trip"
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"half dome"
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"glacier point"
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"national park"
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"two days"
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"tuolumne meadows"
in 4 reviews
"his knowledge"
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"top quality"
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"el capitan"
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"worth every penny"
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"off the beaten path"
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"you will not be disappointed"
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"great hike"
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"high sierras"
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"fantastic experience"
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"tioga pass"
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"avoid crowds"
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

We hired John to guide our family of four for a day during our first visit to Yosemite. It was the best money we spent on this trip. John was very professional from our first contact with him; ahead of our visit he emailed lots...More

Thank Dan C
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

We were two couples planning a trip to Yosemite, and found John. He's great! We were there in October while the fires were raging in the Napa Valley, and there were a some fires in Yosemite. He planned our two days so that the first...More

Thank Katheryn D
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

We came across reviews for John's guide service on TripAdvisor and scheduled a day of hiking in mid-September. It was our first trip to the region and we were interested in seeing parts of the Yosemite area we might not otherwise venture into. John presented...More

Thank Stacey K
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

John does everything right -- top-quality location, top-quality gear, and a top-quality experience. He took my husband and I on a two-day private camping trip that was customized to our needs. (I also understand he also does same-day trips but we didn't do that.) We...More

Thank Doralys B
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

John Kleinfelter provided a customized tour for our two couples (ages 65-70) of the Valley major points of interest. His knowledge of the geology and history of the park was outstanding as was his presentation. John provided transportation for our party of four which was...More

Thank Eileen A
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

I can't say enough about John. He was wonderful from start to finish. He setup the perfect two day Yosemite tour for my family. We spent the first day in Yosemite Valley and the second in the Tuolumne Meadows & Tioga Pass area. Don't try...More

Thank RaganL72
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We worked with Rob who is one of John's guides for a 2 day guided tour of Yosemite. We had a great time, and really appreciated Rob's deep understanding of the park, and all of the special areas that we wouldn't have found on our...More

Thank Bmsnyder
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We are a family of four who were holidaying in California and making our first trip to Yosemite. We had only 2 full days in the National park and wanted to make the most of the time there and so hired John's guiding services. We...More

Thank Calvin M
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

John organized the most amazing day in Yosemite for us with his guide Rob. With only one day in our travel schedule for Yosemite we needed someone to help us get the very best out of the day, and Rob did this brilliantly. Over 10...More

Thank ginnywadding
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

John provided our group of 11 people (4 adults and 7 kids ages 7 -16) with a wonderful tour of Yosemite. He knew the best places to park to navigate in and out of the park on the busiest holiday of the year...July 4th! He...More

Thank ccvisconti
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