From Necessities to Luxuries
Oakhurst supports two major shopping centers that provide the necessities and luxuries. One center is anchored by Raley’s Superstore, Gottschalk’s Department Store and the Met Too Cinema; the other by Vons Supermarket, Longs Drug Store, Blockbuster Video, Radio Shack and Sierra Tel Business Center.
But it’s the local merchants who provide the color and excitement to a true shopping trip. All along Highway 41, entrepreneurs offer the remarkable and eclectic gifts from Coarsegold’s Indian Territory to the quaint shops in Bass Lake Village and North Fork.
Anyone who enjoys shopping for hidden treasures will love shopping here. Eastern Madera County is full of interesting little shopping areas with two or three unique boutiques in each one. Antique shops and thrift stores abound for the true treasure hunter.
The Southern Sierras, from Mariposa to the Redwoods boasts the highest number of artists per capita of any other region in the United States. The number of art galleries reflects the statistic. From Coarsegold to Fish Camp and Nipinnawasee to North Fork Art Galleries and Studios are everywhere. In Fact you’ll need an entire day to appreciate the renowned and talented artists of the Southern Sierras.