Pioneer Yosemite History Center, Wawona

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  • I had driven past Wawona many times but never knew about Pioneer Yosemite History Center just to the north. You start with a wagon shed with open sides and views of maybe two dozen wagon, coaches...  more »
  • I love crossing the the wooden covered bridge to the Pioneer Center. Though you can't go in any of the buildings, except where the stage coaches/farm equipment are housed, it's fun reading about each....  more »
  • My son enjoyed his time here. We visited the stables and met the mule horses. They have pointy ears. There was an active bkacksmith on location who we bought a horseshoe from. We met a lovely ranger.....  more »
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  • Wawona has several hidden attractions and this is one of them. This is a great place to get away from the crowds in the valley. Take the time to enjoy the Pioneer Yosemite history. For a few months out of the year, the center has history reenactments.
  • Nice, uncrowded spot by the river for the family. Some good historical context can be found as well.
  • So glad to see them today! Am spellbounded! A must see!
  • If you're camping in Wowona with kids, be sure you visit here: they can go hog wild while you relax with a sassafras. These are mostly the original buildings, but some are recreations (wood just doesn't last in its raw form). The employees are friendly and knowledgeable, the location is lovely and it's usually considerably cooler in Wowona than in The Valley mid-summer. Dads (and some moms): keep in mind that if you just want to dump your family and have some ME Time, there's an 8-hole golf course in Wowona. Just remember that if you hit a deer grazing on the grass, you incur a penalty of one stroke.
  • One of the most beautiful places I never been i love yosemite and nature of this place.
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