How to Visit
For day or overnight visits, please email:
Are you interested in volunteering at Meherana during your visit? Come join us at one of our Service Weekends, which are usually held during the 3rd weekend of every month.
For more information about the Service Weekends and the various other service projects available at Meherana, please send an email to our Volunteer Coordinator.
From the South: Take Hwy. 99 North to the Plainsburg Road exit (about 7 miles north of Chowchilla, and 1 mile past the Harvey Pettit Road exit as you travel north). Follow Plainsburg Road into the town of Planada and turn right on Hwy. 140…
From the North: Take Hwy. 99 South to Merced, and take the turnoff for Hwy. 140 East (to Yosemite), this is the second Hwy. 140 exit…
…then, from either direction:
Travel east on Hwy. 140 about 25 miles, through Cathey’s Valley and up a steep hill. Just past Mt. Bullion Cutoff Road, look for a small building on the left side of the road. Meherana is 2 miles past this building, on the right side. About 100 feet before the Meherana entrance, on the right side, there is a blue “Adopt a Highway” sign. Slow down quickly when you see this sign and look for the Meherana entrance on your right.
Prior to visiting Meherana, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Once your visit is confirmed, arrangements will be made for one of our volunteers to meet you on your arrival at Meherana. Further information about your visit — including contact information — will be emailed to you prior to your visit.