Madera County, California
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Madera County, California


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Madera County is located in the Central Valley and the Sierra Nevada north of Fresno County. It comprises the Madera-Chowchilla, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area.The county seat is Madera. The southernmost part of Yosemite National Park is located in the county's northeast.

If you are planning a trip to Yosemite National Park and its southern gateway region, the western Sierra Nevada, or the exact center of California in Madera County, you'll find information here. The County boasts one six screen theater, 15 parks, two golf courses, rodeo grounds, auto race track, three small theater groups, four community centers, Bass Lake, Mammoth Pool, Millerton Lake, Eastman Lake, Hensley Lake, Berenda Reservoir and several smaller lakes. The mountain area includes part of Yosemite National Park, Devil's Postpile National Monument, Sierra National Forest, Minarets Wild Area, John Muir Wilderness and Nelder Grove of giant Redwoods.

The mountain areas contain numerous public and private camping facilities. Jackass Rock Camp offers permanent facilities for large groups. Annual events include the County Fair at Chowchilla, the Chowchilla Stampede and National Roping Championship, Coarsegold Rodeo, Madera District Fair, Old Timers Day, North Fork Loggers Jamboree, Oakhurst Mountaineer Days, Oakhurst Flea Markets, Squirrel Cage Theater in North Fork, Golden Chain Melodrama in Oakhurst and numerous Bass Lake boating events, plus, 4th of July fireworks.

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