Approach to Half Dome from the east
Things To Do
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 Events 


August 5
Mariposa Evenings Summer Concert Series
Live music performed in the Mariposa Art Park, presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council.
Performing Artist TBA
Mariposa Evenings

August 6
Mariposa Evenings Summer Concert Series
Live music performed in the Mariposa Art Park, presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council.
Performing Artist TBA
Mariposa Evenings

August 7 - August 11
Yosemite Valley Moonlight Tours
If you thought Yosemite by daylight was inspiring, see the Valley in an entirely new and magical light during the Moonlight Tour. Following the same route as the Valley Floor Tour, participants ride in an open-air “green dragon” tram under the glow of a full moon.
Yosemite Valley Moonlight Tour

August 12
Mariposa Evenings Summer Concert Series
Live music performed in the Mariposa Art Park, presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council.
Performing Artist TBA
Mariposa Evenings

August 13
Mariposa Evenings Summer Concert Series
Live music performed in the Mariposa Art Park, presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council.
Performing Artist TBA
Mariposa Evenings

August 19
Mariposa Evenings Summer Concert Series
Live music performed in the Mariposa Art Park, presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council.
Performing Artist TBA
Mariposa Evenings

August 20
Mariposa Evenings Summer Concert Series
Live music performed in the Mariposa Art Park, presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council.
Performing Artist TBA
Mariposa Evenings

August 25
National Park Service Entrance Fee-Free Day
In honor of the National Park Service birthday you may visit Yosemite National Park (or any other National Park) without paying any entrance fee.
NPS Free Entrance Days

August 27
Mariposa Evenings Summer Concert Series
Live music performed in the Mariposa Art Park, presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council.
Performing Artist TBA
Mariposa Evenings

August 28
Mariposa Evenings Summer Concert Series
Live music performed in the Mariposa Art Park, presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council.
Performing Artist TBA
Mariposa Evenings

 Activities 

PING PONG - On site

HIKING - There are nearly 10 miles of both easy and moderate trails in the Stockton Creek Preserve. (5 min. walk to the trailhead)

TENNIS - 3 courts at the Mariposa County Park (10 min. walk away)

SWIMMING - Lifeguarded swimming pool at the Mariposa County Park (10 min. walk away)

CALIFORNIA STATE MINING & MINERAL MUSEUM - Gems, mining artifacts and other exhibits. (5 min. drive away)
    California State Mining & Mineral Museum

MARIPOSA MUSEUM & HISTORY CENTER - The museum’s mission is to authentically portray the people and lifestyle of Mariposa County from the Native American and Spanish periods to the California Gold Rush and through the early 1900s. (15 min. walk away)
    Mariposa Museum and History Center

YOSEMITE MOUNTAIN SUGAR PINE RAILROAD - A historic 3 ft. narrow gauge railroad with two operating steam train locomotives located near Fish Camp, California, near the southern entrance to Yosemite National Park. (50 min. drive away)
    Sugar Pine Railroad

SIERRA ARTISTS' GALLERY - A cooperative gallery featuring unique art and gifts from artisans of Mariposa county, the surrounding Sierra foothill area and Yosemite National Park. (5 min. walk away)
    Sierra Artists' Gallery

TREETOP GALLERY - Sponsored by the Mariposa County Arts Council, the gallery features the work of local artists, serves as a creative community center, and is a resource for emerging and established regional artists. (10 min. walk away)
    Mariposa Arts Council Treetop Gallery

BASS LAKE BOAT RENTALS - A variety of watersport rentals available, from Jetskis to kayaks. (45 min. drive away)
    Bass Lake Boat Rentals

YOGA - Regular classes Tuesday - Friday, private instruction available by request (20 min. walk away)
    Mountain Yoga

YOSEMITE ZIPLINES - (5 min. drive away)
    Yosemite Ziplines and Adventure Ranch

 Photos 

All the photos on this page were taken in and around Mariposa County during the month of August.

The Merced River near Happy Isles in Yosemite Valley
A field of dry thistle on the outskirts of Mariposa
Nevada Falls, seen from the Mist Trail
Part of the Stockton Creek Preserve below the Stockton Creek Reservoir
Vernal Falls, photographed from the Mist Trail