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'''Mariposa''' is in the [[Sierra Nevada]] region of [[California]] near [[Yosemite]].
 
'''Mariposa''' is in the [[Sierra Nevada]] region of [[California]] near [[Yosemite]].
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Mariposa is located along Highway 140, west of Yosemite National Park and is an inexpensive option for motel lodging when visiting Yosemite.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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* From Yosemite, take Highway 140 west out of Yosemite Valley.  Mariposa is about an hour's drive away.
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* From the west take Highway 140 east out of the California's Central Valley.  Highway 140 crosses both Interstate 5 and State Route 99, which are the main north-south routes within the valley.
  
 
==Get around==
 
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==Do==
 
==Do==
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Mariposa is a great place to stay if you are interested in exploring the Merced River. In summer the Merced River is a great place to swim as well as go white water rafting. The American River Recreation, ARTA River Trips, OARS, Whitewater Excitement, and Zephyr Whitewater are several white water rafting companies in Mariposa. They will provide you with everything you need for a great river adventure. Just make sure you call ahead of time to see if the water levels are good for this activity.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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*<buy name="Blue Heron sports" alt="" address="5081 Highway 140 " directions="" phone="(209) 742-2300" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Nice little outdoor shop for trekking, camping, fishing and outdoor activities.
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Owner is very friendly and has excellent tips on planning the yosemite trip.</buy>
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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Castillo’s Mexican restaurant and the Sugar Pine Café are a couple good dining options in this small town that will leave you full and satisfied.
  
 
==Drink==
 
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
  
* '''Best Western Yosemite Way Station''', 4999 State Highway 140, (209) 966-7545, Toll-free: (800) 321-5261, Fax: (209) 966-6353, [http://book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/productInfo.do?propertyCode=05440].
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* '''Comfort Inn''', 4994 Bullion St. (''from SR140/SR49, take 4th St. 1 block east''), ''+1 209'' 966-4344, Fax: ''+1 209'' 966-4655, [http://www.choicehotels.com/ires/en-US/html/HotelInfo?hotel=CA938].
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* '''Best Western Yosemite Way Station''', 4999 State Highway 140, ''+1 209'' 966-7545, Toll-free: ''+1 800'' 321-5261, Fax: ''+1 209'' 966-6353, [http://book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/productInfo.do?propertyCode=05440].
  
 
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* [[Yosemite National Park]]
 
* [[Yosemite National Park]]
  
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[[WikiPedia:Mariposa, California]]
 
[[WikiPedia:Mariposa, California]]
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Revision as of 05:12, 26 November 2012

Mariposa is in the Sierra Nevada region of California near Yosemite.

Mariposa is located along Highway 140, west of Yosemite National Park and is an inexpensive option for motel lodging when visiting Yosemite.

Contents

Get in

  • From Yosemite, take Highway 140 west out of Yosemite Valley. Mariposa is about an hour's drive away.
  • From the west take Highway 140 east out of the California's Central Valley. Highway 140 crosses both Interstate 5 and State Route 99, which are the main north-south routes within the valley.

Get around

See

Do

Mariposa is a great place to stay if you are interested in exploring the Merced River. In summer the Merced River is a great place to swim as well as go white water rafting. The American River Recreation, ARTA River Trips, OARS, Whitewater Excitement, and Zephyr Whitewater are several white water rafting companies in Mariposa. They will provide you with everything you need for a great river adventure. Just make sure you call ahead of time to see if the water levels are good for this activity.

Buy

  • Blue Heron sports, 5081 Highway 140, (209) 742-2300. Nice little outdoor shop for trekking, camping, fishing and outdoor activities. Owner is very friendly and has excellent tips on planning the yosemite trip.


Eat

Castillo’s Mexican restaurant and the Sugar Pine Café are a couple good dining options in this small town that will leave you full and satisfied.

Drink

Sleep

  • Comfort Inn, 4994 Bullion St. (from SR140/SR49, take 4th St. 1 block east), +1 209 966-4344, Fax: +1 209 966-4655, [1].
  • Best Western Yosemite Way Station, 4999 State Highway 140, +1 209 966-7545, Toll-free: +1 800 321-5261, Fax: +1 209 966-6353, [2].

Get out


Routes through Mariposa
GustineMerced  W noframe E  El PortalYosemite N.P.


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