Groveland, California

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GROVELAND, CALIFORNIA

Located just 26 miles from the northern Highway 120 entrance to Yosemite National Park, Groveland is a quaint and historic California gold rush town in Tuolumne County. It is near Big Oak Flat and Chinese Camp, and home to Pine Mountain Lake. The area is known for its beautiful mountain and lakefront scenery, birds and wildlife, and historic downtown district which is home to the Iron Door Saloon, reputed to be the oldest continuously operating saloon in California. Pine Mountain Lake, a gated resort-style community, is a little piece of paradise boasting beautiful lakefront views, fishing and water activities, birding and nature trails, an 18-hole championship golf course, horse riding, an airport, restaurant and bar.

Local Highlights include: Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum, Pine Mountain Lake, Pine Mountain Lake Golf Course, Yosemite National Park, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in Jamestown, Columbia State Historic Park in Columbia, and Sierra Repertory Theatre, Stage 3 Theatre Co., Sonora Fire Museum, Tuolumne County Museum & History Center and Veterans Memorial Hall & Museum in Sonora.

Regional Highlights include: Calaveras Big Trees State Park (approx. 55 miles), Stanislaus National Forest (approx. 70 miles), Pinnacles National Park (approx. 170 miles), Kings Canyon National Park (approx. 165 miles) and Sequoia National Park (approx. 190 miles).

 

Nearby Towns & Cities include: Chinese Camp (approx. 14 miles), Jamestown (approx. 20 miles), Sonora (approx. 24 miles), Soulsbyville (approx. 24 miles), Tuolumne City (approx. 25 miles), Columbia (approx. 27 miles), Twain Harte (approx. 32 miles), Angels Camp (approx. 34 miles), Mi Wuk Village (approx. 34 miles), Sierra Village (approx. 36 miles), Long Barn (approx. 40 miles), Mariposa (approx. 40 miles), Strawberry (approx. 50 miles), Pinecrest (approx. 50 miles), Jackson (approx. 63 miles), Modesto (approx. 60 miles), Manteca (approx. 65 miles), Merced (approx. 60 miles), Stockton (approx. 70 miles), Oakhurst (approx. 66 miles), Sacramento (approx. 115 miles), Fresno (approx. 117 miles), San Jose (approx. 137 miles), San Francisco (approx. 140 miles).

 

Nearby Airports: Pine Mountain Lake Airport (approx. 5 miles), Columbia Airport (approx. 27 miles), Merced Regional Airport (approx. 63 miles), Stockton Metropolitan Airport (approx. 70 miles), Sacramento International Airport (approx. 125 miles), Mineta San José International Airport (approx. 135 miles), San Francisco International Airport (approx. 140 miles).

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