Mariposa County's Rich Legacy

 

 

 

Mariposa County is billed as the "Home of Yosemite," an honor tourists from around the globe (and even Californians) may not fully  recognize. Once the largest county in the state, Mariposa's holdings included parts of Los Angeles. Today, the region of humble beginnings that boasts not a single stop light and no incorporated cities within its bounds, hosts over 3 million visitors annually.   

 

 

 

were chipped away,  yet the best still remains!  Yosemite National Park's lush Yosemite Valley in the Sierra Nevada mountains, and the surrounding Gold Rush ghost towns of the High Sierra continue to excite world travelers ranging from kings and queens to celebrities, and average folks. The area's humble beginnings