- Our list of the best things to do in Mariposa, California, features the top 33 nearby activities — including 19 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Mariposa, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Food & Drink, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of Mariposa, CA , followed by 17 popular activities in nearby cities, including Oakhurst and Merced
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The Happy Isles Nature Centre is located inside the Yosemite National Park. It is a great place to relax after a hiking trip and offers many interesting and informative exhibits as well as fun activities, especially for the kids.
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Noted as one of the tallest waterfalls in the world, Yosemite Falls can be seen from various points within Yosemite National Park. There are also hiking trails that lead to the falls and offer great views of the park.
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Half Dome is a rock climbing trail in the Yosemite National Park. Permits are required and available upon entry into a lottery system.
Housing animals native to the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada Mountains, Applegate Park Zoo also features non-native animals like a capuchin monkey. Animals at the zoo include cougars, goats, mule deer and lions.
The Merced Theatre is a hosts classical concert, theatrical performances, and rock concert events for attendees to enjoy. The location also offers seasonal moving screenings and facility rentals for those who wish to host an event.
Established in 1998, the Merced Theater Foundation is a theater group with the goal of restoring the Merced Theater to a showplace for movies and live performances. The group successfully completed the theater's restoration in 2012.