There is so much to do in Mariposa County aside from visiting Yosemite National Park. Take a look at our recommendations of some of our favorite activities in the area.
Recreation & Dog Friendly
Stockton Creek Preserve – Hike at the edge of Mariposa as you explore native wildlife and plants along the Stockton Creek Preserve. There are trail options ranging from easy to heart-thumping.
William’s Peak – On a clear day you can see Yosemite Valley!
Stargazing – Any cloudless night is the right night for stargazing in Mariposa County.
Forest Play – All around Mariposa, the Sierra National Forest is your playground for hiking, fishing, and recreating.
Spring Wildflower Bloom – Dance through fields of plush purple, firecracker red and creamsicle orange on Hite Cove Trail.
For the History Buffs
Mariposa Historical Museum
California State Mine and Mineral Museum
Yosemite Climbing History Museum
Northern Mariposa County History Museum
Giant Sequoias at Mariposa Grove – Snowshoe Adventure – challenging 4.5-11 miles
Ice Skating at Tenaya Lodge
Treat Yourself to a Spa Day
Yosemite Health Spa Open daily from 3pm-10pm
Lunch or Dinner Locations in Historical Mariposa, Ca
1850 Restaurant and Brewery
Charles Street Dinner House