We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Big Oak Flat Information Center

West Entrance of Yosemite Park, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
+1 209-379-1899
Save
Review Highlights
Good place to stretch your legs and get information

Coming into Yosemite NP on CA 120, the first place you come to after the toll booths is the Big Oak... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mmarymomm
,
Pleasanton, California
Good place to stop

This is a good place to stop before descending into Yosemite Valley. There can be traffic or road... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
hellohappyhello
,
Mount Shasta, California
Read all 7 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Good place to stretch your legs and get information”
17 Sep 2016
“Good place to stop”
LOCATION
West Entrance of Yosemite Park, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
CONTACT
+1 209-379-1899
Write a Review
Reviews (7)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coming into Yosemite NP on CA 120, the first place you come to after the toll booths is the Big Oak Flat Information Center. It is a good place to stretch your legs and use the restrooms. There is backcountry planning and fire information. The...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is a good place to stop before descending into Yosemite Valley. There can be traffic or road construction so the drive from here to the valley may take a while ie you may want to make use of the facilities. Rangers are always helpful...More

Thank hellohappyhello
Reviewed 6 May 2014

A couple of times in 2013 the rangers here helped us with permits and with planning our hikes. They knew about the trail conditions and helped us avoid problems with our planned itineraries. Their advice was excellent and resulted in a number of terrific backpacking...More

1  Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We had the chance to visit this center right after it reopened from the Rim Fire. The staff here was super helpful and knowledgable, even though they were in the middle of unpacking and reopening.

1  Thank MSandersCarroll
Reviewed 6 February 2012

Any National Park facility that would have one of my photographs on permanent display has got to be the best. I'm just sayin'.

2  Thank sntipton
Reviewed 11 May 2011

Seeing the Yosemite High Country is not restricted to back packers, you can drive through it. Be sure to stop at the Information Center and help yourself to the materials that the National Park Service has for you there. My wife found the following site,...More

7  Thank Ashley52024
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Parkside Pizza
215 reviews
5.16 km away
The Majestic Yosemite Dining Room
2,083 reviews
16.78 km away
Jackalope's Bar & Grill at Tenaya Lodge
719 reviews
21.01 km away
June Bug Cafe
123 reviews
21.99 km away
Nearby Attractions
El Portal Market
112 reviews
6.13 km away
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
97 reviews
5.30 km away
Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park
9 reviews
6.06 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Big Oak Flat Information Center staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit