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'''Yosemite West''' located in [[Mariposa County]], [[California]] is accessed via roads in [[Yosemite National Park]]. It is bordered on the west by [[Sierra National Forest]]. 0n the south, east, and north, Yosemite West is bordered by Yosemite National Park. There is a paved access road from Wawona Road [[Image:CA-41.png|20px]] to enter Yosemite West. It is marked by a signpost shown below.
The elevation of this community, as reported by the USGS, is 5866 feet (1788 m). The GPS coordinates are N 37° 38.938’ W 119° 43.310’. Although appearing to be very near to the community of El Portal this community is part of Henness Ridge, towering nearly 3,000 feet (900 m) above the southern banks of the Merced River and the California [[Image:CA-140.png|20px]] from Mariposa.