AgriNature tourism destinations help visitors reconnect with the Earth, and people too. Mariposa County is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.
Hikers and bikers can explore more than 800 miles of trails and can truly see ALL that the county has to offer, from 1,000 feet up to 11,000 feet high mountain tops, and along rivers and wildflower filled valleys. A popular hike is to the top of Sentinel Dome near Glacier Point, where visitors can enjoy a sunset picnic dinner. Birding enthusiasts can test their skill at identifying the 247 species that call Mariposa County home, and the fish are always biting at one of the many rivers, streams and lakes. For the more adventurous at heart, the Merced River offers world-class rafting and Yosemite National Park offers some of the most challenging rock climbing terrain in the world.
Planning Agri-Nature Tourism
The Mariposa County Visitors Center can assist in planning agri-nature tourism explorations, from arranging private tours to providing lodging information to coordinating itineraries. For those looking for something out of the ordinary, the Visitors Bureau can offer advice on the best places to view a sunrise or to take a moonlit hike. Mariposa County’s agri-nature tourism program continues to add points of interest.