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North Fork

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The town of Oakhurst extends into the hills and canyons. Deep in the forest you can find private properties, way out past the town of North Fork. Super basic small town w/ services, cafes and gasoline, located at a main junction w/ Road 222 (North Fork Rd) and Road 225 (Minarets Rd). Ranger station in town and Reservoirs nearby.
elevation: 2638'
population: 3,600
zip code: 93643

Mountain

terrain:
mountains, creeks, reservoirs & waterfalls


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location:
Madera County
N of Fresno
off Hwy 41 near jct. Hwy 49

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recreation:

  • backpacking
  • camping
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • Sequoia groves
  • fishing
  • off roading
  • rock climbing
  • stargazing
  • wildflowers
  • wilderness
  • creeks
  • reservoirs
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Mammoth Pool Reservoir
  • Bass Lake
  • Sierra National Forest
  • Whiskey Snowmobile Area
  • Sierra Mono Museum
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Redinger Lake
  • description:
    They say that the geographic center of the state of California is located between North Fork and Italian Bar. A historic lumber mill town, Northfork CA is near to lakes, rivers, streams, & forests. Sierra Scenic Byway - a great, almost totally paved, loop route passes Mammoth Pool, meadows and access to Granite Creek. Much wildlife, drive cautiously.

    USFS Rangers Station
    559-877-2219

    Bass Lake Ranger District
    57003 Road 225
    North Fork, CA 93643

    nearby towns:
    Bass Lake
    Oakhurst
    Fresno
    Coarsegold
    Clovis
    Shaver Lake
    Wawona






    Sierra Vista Scenic Byway


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