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Mariposa County Visitor Center

5158 CA Hwy 140, Mariposa, CA 95338
+1 209-966-7081
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Make the most of Mariposa

We made this our first stop after checking in at the Mariposa Lodge. This was suggested by the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
madmadeleine
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Los Angeles
Very Helpful finding lodging

We stopped into find information on things to do and Carol suggested where to stay and booked us a... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Shelly M
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Coweta, Oklahoma, United States
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Mariposa Visitor Center is Run by the Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce. We have The Official Yosemite Visitor Guide, Official Park Maps including Hiking Maps & Books as well as up to date information on Camping, Road Conditions, and Trail Closures. We are located at the corner of HWY 140 & 49 North only 45 Minutes from the Entrance of Yosemite National Park. Stop here first our staff will go over all of the information you need so that way you don't miss out on anything. This can also save you time since you don't have to go to the Yosemite Visitor center first and then try to find your way backwards to trailheads and viewpoints you may have already passed. We also have postcards & many fabulous books about yosemite and can help you with finding a place to stay or eat. We like to help optimize your experience. Come in and say Hello. We would love to meet you!
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5158 CA Hwy 140, Mariposa, CA 95338
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made this our first stop after checking in at the Mariposa Lodge. This was suggested by the staff at the front desk. You can pick up maps for downtown Mariposa. This was really helpful when figuring out where to eat and what was in...More

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Jessina H, Manager at Mariposa County Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am glad that you had a good experience with the staff at the visitor center. Though I am not a ranger and I did not sell you the pass, I apologize that you were overcharged for your park pass it may be that you...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We stopped into find information on things to do and Carol suggested where to stay and booked us a place. So very helpful as to what we could do in the 1 day we had to spend there.More

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Jessina H, Manager at Mariposa County Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

We try to go above and beyond to make your stay the best that we can for the time that you have. Finding lodging for guests and knowing what lodging is and isn't available, to us, is just part of our job. We have a...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2018

Stopped here a few times and they were extremely helpful each time and spent time giving us some great ideas and suggestionsMore

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Jessina H, Manager at Mariposa County Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

Thank you. I am glad that we are a stop on your destination chart every time that you come through here. I hope that you will continue to come in and also to remind us that you have been here before so that way we...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

We stopped in here for information about Yosemite, as well as the town of Mariposa. The older lady at the desk was very helpful and gave us several maps and offered suggestions based on how long we planned to stay and our skill level. In...More

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Jessina H, Manager at Mariposa County Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Thank you for stopping in and seeing us at our visitor center. We love to help people make the best use of their time here and in Yosemite. Everyone of our staff is here because they like to talk to people and because of their...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Carol and Amanda answered our questions about the area, made a couple of phone calls on our behalf about a cultural property inquiry, gave us the perfect idea for a gift for our son ($10), sold us a beautiful book of photographs of the park...More

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Jessina H, Manager at Mariposa County Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

I am very pleased that both Carol & Amanda were informative, friendly and helpful. That is what we strive for here. We look to go above and beyond other visitor centers to make your vacation the best that it can be! Thank you for your...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

This is a wonderful resource. Make sure to stop by before going to Yosemite and other attractions in the area. People are friendly and helpful. Free brochures and also plenty of books, maps, and other supplies for sale.

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Kyle S, Manager at Mariposa County Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

I am so Happy that we were here to give you the information that you needed. Thank you for the Great Review!

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

most friendly staff, mostly geared toward Yosemite National Park. Free maps and information, clean rest rooms next to it

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Kyle S, Manager at Mariposa County Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your experience.

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Only stopped in once in the week we were in the Mariposa area. Staff was friendly and helpful with the questions we had. Just the way a visitor center should be. Great advice for those going to Yosemite too.

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mariposa c, Manager at Mariposa County Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2017

I am so happy we were able to assist you. We hope you had a great time visiting our community and Yosemite.

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Reviewed November 22, 2017

Gateway to Yosemite. If anything needs to be known the folks in the center can assist you. Especially if all the hotels in Yosemite valley are booked these people can explain other possibilities. Friendly, nice, folk. If nothing else stop by and say hello.

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Kyle S, Manager at Mariposa County Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2017

Thank you so much. I am glad we were able to help.

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Visiting Yosemite call here first for full info and also where you can buy you park pass so saving time at the park entrance. The staff were really friendly and gave us some good advice.

Thank shelemar
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Kyle S, Manager at Mariposa County Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2017

Thank you

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