Located just 26 miles from the Yosemite Village entrance, the historic community of Groveland is the most convenient gateway to this treasured national landmark for tourists coming from the San Francisco Bay area, Sacramento or Stockton and Modesto.
Groveland is also home to the famous Iron Door Saloon, said to be the oldest continuously operating saloon in California.
Groveland is located in Tuolumne County northeast of Merced between Angels Camp and Mariposa along Highway 120 near the Don Pedro and Hetch Hetchy reservoirs.
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Iron Door Saloon | Blackberry Inn | Buck Meadows Lodge | Evergreen Lodge | Groveland Hotel | Our Cedar Lodge | Pine Mountain Lake Cabin | Sunset Inn | The Groveland Hotel | Yosemite Priest Station Resort | Yosemite Riverside Inn | Yosemite Way Inn | Yosemite Westgate Motel | Groveland Library |
RV campgrounds and dealers Yosemite Lakes RV Park | Yosemite Pines RV Park Resort |
Groveland California 95321
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12/08 Coming to The Groveland area
Arden Fair Sacramento CA March30-April18 Open the doors to Arden Fair and step inside. Here you'll find contemporary fashions, jewelry, accessories and brand name merchandise at over 165 specialty stores, plus Nordstrom's, Macy's, Sears, and JC Penney. Arden Fair also has a number of terrific restaurants, everything from fast food to fine dining. And it's completely enclosed, so it's always a comfortable 70 degrees inside no matter what it's like outside.
Santa Cruz Baroque Festival Santa Cruz CA April13-May11 A festival of baroque music.
California Exposition & State Fair Sacramento CA June12-28 The Cal Expo is the site of the California State Fair. All year Satellite Wagering, Waterworld USA, Paradise Island Fun Center and an RV Park are just a few of the features of the Cal Expo.The first State Fair was held in 1854 in San Francisco at the old Music Hall. The fair offered premiums (prizes) for its competitions and included such agricultural exhibits such as 2-inch-long peanuts, 72-pound beets and a 10-pound carrot that was longer than 3 feet. Horseracing was part of that first fair and has continued to be a part of the fair ever since.
Bach Festival Carmel CA July13-27 Multiple performances of works by Bach.
Gilroy Garlic Festival Gilroy CA July26-28 The internationally acclaimed Great Garlic Cook-off, the signature event of the Gilroy Garlic Festival has increased the top prize in the July 27th competition to $5,000.