Navigation Systems Warning
Please note that GPS navigation systems (often found in rental cars) and online sites such as Mapquest and Google Maps can be unreliable in our area. If you have any questions about the best route to the Evergreen Lodge, please see the directions below or call/email us before your trip. We wouldn't want you to get lost or waste valuable vacation time trying to find us!
From the San Francisco Bay Area:
From downtown San Francisco, take I-80 East across the Bay Bridge. After the bridge, merge onto I-580 East. Continue for about 45 miles then merge onto I-205 East towards Tracy/Stockton. At the junction of I-205 East and I-5 North, take CA-120 East and follow signs to Manteca. At Manteca, take CA-99 North and exit immediately to stay on CA-120 East. Continue on CA-120 East to Oakdale (note that CA-120 makes a left-hand turn in the middle of Oakdale). 26 miles beyond Oakdale, turn right at Yosemite Junction and continue on CA-120 East through Groveland. 1/2 mile before the entrance to Yosemite (22 miles beyond Groveland), take a left on Evergreen Road and continue for 7 miles. We'll be on the left. Just look for the Big Burl Sign-you can't miss us!
From the Sacramento Area:
Take CA-99 South to Manteca. Exit onto CA-120 East and begin following the San Francisco Bay Area" directions above.
From Redding (northern California):
Take I-5 South through Sacramento and Stockton. Exit onto CA-120 East and begin following the "San Francisco Bay Area" directions above.
From the Los Angeles (or Fresno) Area:
Take I-5 North or CA-99 North to CA-120 East towards Manteca/Sonora and continue following the "San Francisco Bay Area" directions above.
From the Lake Tahoe Area:
Take CA-89 South to I-395 South. Make a right onto CA-120 West and enter Yosemite National Park (note that Tioga Pass located on CA-120 closes each winter - please see below). Continue to Crane Flat and make a right following the signs towards San Francisco. Exit the Park. 1/2 mile after exiting Yosemite, take a right on Evergreen Road and continue for 7 miles. We'll be on the left. Just look for the Big Burl Sign-you can't miss us!
From Mammoth Lakes:
Take I-395 North. Make a left onto CA-120 West and begin following the "Lake Tahoe Area" directions above.