Travel & Recreation Services
Offering socially and environmentally sustainable guided adventures in Yosemite and Stanislaus.
11892 Ponderosa Ln, Groveland, CA 95321
PO Box 744
Groveland, CA 95321
FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED SINCE 1932
Surround yourself with nature at the Lake View Lodge in Lee Vining
Lake View Lodge is the perfect facility for your year round Eastern Sierra vacation. Lee Vining, originally named Lake View, is situated at the junction of Highway 395 and State Highway 120, on the slopes overlooking majestic MONO LAKE. This popular Mono County community is centrally located in the recreational paradise. The region is known as the “Gateway to Yosemite” and is also a wonderfully convenient, overnight stop between, Death Valley, Southern California and the Reno-Tahoe region.
The lodge, situated among mature trees, expansive lawns featuring an abundance of brightly colored flowers, offering cozy accommodations at the right price. Enjoy a cup of coffee and watch the sun rise at Epic Cafe. Restaurants, grocery store, gifts shops, sporting goods store, the MONO LAKE VISITOR’S CENTER and LEE VINING CHAMBER OF COMMERCE within walking distance from your room. The OLD SCHOOL HOUSE MUSEUM is only three blocks away.
Contact Person(s): Serena & Bill Banta
WHO WE ARE
Your Trusted National Parks Guide Service Since 1997
Lasting Adventures, Inc. is a recognized 501 (c)(3) public benefit nonprofit with a mission to provide positive youth development and educational opportunities to the general public through safe outdoor experiences. We specialize in National Parks backpacking trips, Yosemite day hikes, and outdoor youth summer camps. Since 1997, our program has introduced thousands of youth to nature and the wilderness experience through Adventure Based Programming. Our top-rated guide service features backpacking trips and day hikes in Yosemite, Lassen and Olympic National Parks that help fund our outdoor youth programs.
Contact Person(s): Scott Gehrman
The Mother Lode Adventures Difference: It’s All About You
At Mother Lode Adventures Charter Services, we understand that you want your vacation, trip or transportation services to be hassle-free. Put another way, you want helpful customer service, on-time pick-up, courteous and knowledgeable drivers, and a staff that will make your experience enjoyable and memorable. How do we accomplish that?
#1: Be Our Guest: From the first time you call us, until you conclude your service, our staff is there to help. There are no “silly questions” – and if we don’t know the answer, we’ll find out. Consider our team you concierge – we’re here to make everything go smoothly.
#2: Planning experts: We understand how overwhelming it can be planning that perfect getaway, so we welcome you to contact us for assistance in creating that fun filled, exciting adventure day, or a soothing, and relaxing weekend or weekday escape! Mother Lode Adventures has a wide variety of packages, designed to fit all your vacationing, event or day trip needs! Plus our convenient charter services are ideal for shuttling your guests to and from events, weddings, conferences and more. We currently have an 11 passenger van (which includes the driver), with additional vehicle assistance upon request.
#3: Make It Easy: Contracting with us is simple and straightforward. 3 things you need to know about booking a tour or transportation with us.
We will prepare and send you a detailed contract that clearly outlines everything for your review and signature. Your tour or transportation will be “Officially” booked up on receipt of the signed contract.
A 50% deposit is due upon receipt of your contract with final balance due one week prior to your event/tour. We accept Mastercard and Visa.
We know things can happen in life. If you need to cancel, a full refund will be given if the cancellation is made 7 days prior to your scheduled booking. Due to scheduling factors, cancellations made between 4-6 days prior will receive 50% refund. Cancellations made 3 days or less before the scheduled date will not receive a refund.
Let us help you to discover the many hidden treasures of the Sierra and beyond. From magnificent giant sequoias to picturesque Gold Rush towns, there’s a wealth of adventure just waiting for you!
For most people, the experience starts the first time one of your friends or family members tells you about their trip with OARS—each year, more than 70% of our travelers are repeat guests or were referred by a past OARS traveler. You’ll feel it the first time you pick up the phone and call one our friendly and knowledgeable adventure consultants. Everyone from our president and founder to the more than 300 employees on our team are genuinely invested in every guest, every trip and every lifetime memory. That is the heart and soul of OARS And it shows.
Since 1969, we’ve dedicated ourselves to offering people the best outdoor experiences of their lives. Whether you’re looking for a one-day, multi-day, lodge-based or international adventure, when it comes to an OARS adventure, some things always remain the same.
Contact Person(s): Steve Markle
Sierra Mac specializes in Tuolumne River Rafting, Merced River Rafting and Yosemite Rafting Trips. We were the first outfitter on the Merced and Tuolumne Rivers and the pioneer in Class V commercial rafting on Cherry Creek! Founded in 1965, Sierra Mac is a locally based, family-owned business. We are located just 15 miles outside Yosemite’s northwest entrance on Highway 120, perched above the Tuolumne River canyon. Our experienced guides are privileged to host your Yosemite rafting trip. Thanks for choosing Sierra Mac. We look forward to another exciting rafting season in 2020. Escape the crowds and connect with yourself, your friends, and the rivers of Yosemite. Join us for a single or multi-day rafting trip on the Main Tuolumne, Cherry Creek/Upper Tuolumne, or Merced rivers.
Contact Person(s): Marty McDonnell
SCENIC RV CAMPGROUND IN CALIFORNIA
Number of sites: 523 Open Year Round Call: (877) 570-2267
Yosemite Lakes Public RV Camping is an authentic American RV campground located just outside of California’s beautiful Yosemite National Park. Ideally situated just 5 miles from the west gate of the park entrance, this 400-acre preserve is a wonderland of activity during the summer. The South Fork of the Tuolumne River running through the preserve is ideal for swimming, fishing and panning for gold. This RV campground in California is just 35 miles west of Lake Don Pedro where fishing, boating and water skiing are popular pastimes. The state’s largest public cavern, Moaning Cavern, is also a well-known local attraction.
Contact Person(s): Bill Duke
31191 Hardin Flat Rd., Groveland, CA 95321
Welcome to The Yosemite Westgate Lodge, ‘your home away from home’ when visiting Yosemite National Park. Our Yosemite National Park hotel is conveniently located on scenic Highway 120 in Buck Meadows, just past the historic gold rush town of Groveland, California. With the most spacious and well-appointed guest rooms in the region and facilities that include a heated pool and spa, guest laundry, and seasonal on-site restaurant, The Yosemite Westgate Lodge is the closest and most modern hotel to the world-renowned natural treasure, Yosemite.
Contact Person(s): Lucy Patel
7633 State Highway 120, Groveland, California 95321 USA |
Phone: (209) 962-5281 | Reservations: (800) 253-9673 | Fax: (209) 962-5285