Things To Do


   

Golden Chain Hwy - Calif. State Rte 49

State Route 49 is a north-south state highway in the U.S. state of California that passes through many historic mining communities of the 1849 California gold rush. Highway 49 is numbered after the “49ers”, the waves of immigrants who swept into the area looking for gold, and a portion of it is known as the Gold Country Highway. This roadway begins at Oakhurst in the Sierra-Nevada mountains, where it diverges from State Route 41. It continues in a generally northwest direction, weaving through the communities of Goldside and Ahwahnee, before crossing into Mariposa County. State Route 49 then continues northward through the counties of Mariposa, Tuolumne, Calaveras, Amador, El Dorado, Placer, Nevada, Yuba, Sierra, and Plumas, where it reaches its northern terminus at State Route 70, in Vinton.

   

Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

Ride “The Logger” as it steams through the beautiful Sierras. For 40 years thousands of kids of all ages have enjoyed the ride, the beauty and excitement. Only two miles south of Yosemite National park on Highway 41, you can enjoy daily steam locomotive trips, special moonlight dinners, gold panning and entertainment.