Welcome to Explore the Mother Lode

In an effort to promote business and tourism in Tuolumne County and the Yosemite Gold Country communities, Explore the Mother Lode was created by The Union Democrat and the Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau.

This site give you the information you need for finding local businesses, events, and recreational activities. Access it at any time, even on the go! Download the Explore the Mother Lode app today.

Stay tuned for our newest app update, debuting at the end of summer 2017!!

The Union Democrat was founded in 1854 with a mission of providing local news and information to the community and its visitors.

The Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau was established in 1981 to promote tourism in the County.

The combined marketing experience of this partnership gives digital users an opportunity to learn about Tuolumne County and for advertisers to promote in this market.