Merced Apartments for Rent
The Merced River
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Summer in Yosemite Valley
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Winter Sunset in Yosemite National Park
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Situated in the San Joaquin Valley, Merced is often referred to as the “Gateway to Yosemite.” With such an impressive national park less than two hours from your Merced apartment, not to mention nearby Monterey Bay and the Pacific Ocean, Merced is the city for outdoor adventurers.
Yosemite National Park contains 761,268 acres and includes waterfalls and streams, Giant Sequoia trees, and the granite cliffs of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Visitors to the park enjoy hiking, horseback riding, camping, rock climbing, fishing, backpacking, biking, swimming, rafting, fishing, and during the winter months skiing, snowboarding, snow camping, snowshoeing, and ice skating.
Merced is home to the University of California-Merced, built in 2005. As the 10th university in the University of California system, UCMerced is the first research university built in the 21st century. It features schools in engineering, natural sciences, and social sciences, humanities, and arts.
Your Merced apartment will give you access to an amazing city filled with things to do. Fine arts, golfing, gorgeous city parks, amazing shopping, and local attractions such as Applegate Park & Zoo, Merced’s first city park. Home to several annual events, residents can enjoy the Heartland Festival, the Cap & Town Festival, SummerFest in Downtown Merced, Market on Main, and many more.