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Sierra Vista Scenic Byway opens

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webmaster | 05/04/13

NORTH FORK — The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway, a 100-mile journey through the Sierra National Forest adjacent to Yosemite National Park, has opened for the season.

While not as well-known as its national park neighbor, the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway offers many similar types of sweeping vistas as Yosemite.

“The byway is often referred to as a ‘secret Yosemite’ because there are a lot of similar views,” said Jarrod Lyman with the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau.

The YSVB promotes Madera County, which encompasses the byway as well as the Southern Entrance in to Yosemite...


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