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  • Mariposa County, home to Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove, is blooming for the springtime! The waterfalls are flowing, the wildflowers are blossoming and the warm sun returns for outdoor adventures.

  • Summer is here and it’s an excellent time to visit Mariposa County. Some of the best activities in the Yosemite region can be found here.

  • In May, we celebrated the 34th National Travel and Tourism Week and the inaugural California Tourism Month by highlighting the importance of the tourism economy in Mariposa County. This period each year is celebrated by communities to recognize the significance of tourism in their local economies as well as to the nation and the Golden […]

  • Panorama Trail is one of Yosemite’s best for waterfalls and epic views. Learn more about one of our favorite trails and make your plans to visit!

  • What Should I Expect When Coming to Yosemite in Summer? You’ve planned all year for this trip. The kids are finally out of school and your bags are packed. Yosemite or bust! Yes, it is beautiful. You’ll find the waterfalls this time of the year simply breath-taking. But the reality is many visitors are unwillingly […]

  • The Rugged Beauty Guide to getting out in Yosemite this spring. The Yosemite region received record rainfall this past season. Rain, rockslides, hail … and more rain made for a wild winter but now that the spring has arrived we are all in awe of the majestic waterfalls and fields of wildflowers that have emerged […]

  • Yosemite is always beautiful, but it’s popularity can mean that you have to be strategic about visiting in the summer months.

  • March 11, 2017
    Earth Day at Yosemite

    There is no better place to celebrate Earth Day than Yosemite Valley! See what the park has planned.

  • Highway 140 (El Portal Road and Arch Rock Entrance) is Open Last Updated June 17: El Portal Road has reopened as of 7 pm on Saturday, June 17! Work was completed earlier than expected. The first two miles of the road from the park boundary will be signed as a no-stopping zone. For current road […]

  • February 1, 2017
    Winter Hikes

    Just because its winter doesn’t mean you can’t explore the breath-taking scenery at Yosemite National Park and Mariposa County. While the higher elevations almost always have snow, the Valley floor can be relatively clear, depending on how recently there has been a snowstorm. A good way to gauge current conditions is by checking out the […]

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