With its eastern edge running along the spine of Sierra Nevada range, the Emigrant Wilderness encompasses a vast diversity within its borders.
Place Category: Community
Located 32 miles east of Yosemite Valley, Mariposa is the county seat of Mariposa County, CA, and a great stop on your way to or from Yosemite National Park.
Activities include antiquing, gold panning, and rock climbing, as well as hiking and backpacking, biking, camping, and fishing.
- Yosemite National Park.
- Stop in at the California State Mining and Mineral Museum for the guided tours and interpretive exhibits.