Oakhurst California is the Gateway to the most beautiful park in the world…. Yosemite. Oakhurst, formerly Fresno Flats in the 1850’s is only 12 miles from the southern entrance of Yosemite.
Once the Mi Wok, Mono and Chuckchansi people graciously lived and flourished, surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of the rolling Sierra Foothills peppered with oak and pine trees. In the 1850’s it became known as Fresno Flats providing supplies to mines and lumber companies in the surrounding area. Today Oakhurst, the southern most starting point of Historic Hwy 49, is a town of 18,000 people.