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Ranger information inside Thomas Hill's Studio

The studio is a combination of Yosemite information and the history of the artist Thomas Hill... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
GRS-SJS
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Sebastopol, California
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Just a quick stop for information before we headed into the park. Interesting to look around for a... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
ladyme1
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Portland, Maine
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

The studio is a combination of Yosemite information and the history of the artist Thomas Hill. There is a side room, a small museum of Hill's life and work in the park. The huge painting of Hill's is very impressive to see. Rangers are on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Just a quick stop for information before we headed into the park. Interesting to look around for a few minutes.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ladyme1
Reviewed 2 July 2017

June 17 2017, stopped here on our way in from Oakhurst, to get updates on what was still closed. Friendly Staff member advised that Tioga Road was still closed and entrance from EL Portal was also closed. That answered our question as to why we...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

I would not say poor, but below average for a visitors center. Very small and limited resources, with barely interested staff.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

The former studio of painter Thomas Hill, this place was remade into a small visitor information center, with helpful park rangers and a lot of information on the painter's life and works. Worth a short visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

The Wawona Information station is actually located in the art Studio of Thomas Hill and there is a display of his works along with history of the area. The staff were very informative and friendly.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

This information station is also the former studio of Thomas Hill so it was doubly interesting. It is a good place to become familiar with Yosemite and its history.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank diannek
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We were staying at the Wawona (now Big Trees) hotel. The information center and Hill's Studio is on the property. We talked with the rangers at the information center and picked up the Yosemite map as the entrance station a couple of miles down the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

Staff very friendly and helpful. Attached art museum, best gift shop for caps and tshirts. Then you can walk up to Wawona Hotel for some history.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank jmckphil
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Limited options here. This doesn't seem to get the traffic of the other entrances, but the staff is helpful. Visitor center is sparsely appointed with some limitations on selection.

Date of experience: August 2015
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