The Best Hiking in Mariposa

Looking for the best hiking in Mariposa? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Mariposa. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Mariposa

  • Mariposa, California

    Stockton Creek Preserve Loop

    3.28 mi / 499 ft gain
    Stockton Creek Preserve Loop is a loop trail that is moderately difficult located near Mariposa, California.
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  • Mariposa, California

    Briceburg/ Bull Creek Road Trail

    9.56 mi / 364 ft gain
    Briceburg/ Bull Creek Road Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Midpines, California.
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  • Mariposa, California

    Bull Creek OHV Trail

    13.64 mi / 2470 ft gain
    Bull Creek OHV Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Midpines, California.
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  • Midpines, California

    Merced River Trail

    5.47 mi / 295 ft gain
    Merced River Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Coulterville, California.
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  • El Portal, California

    Hites Cove Trail

    6.8 mi / 791 ft gain
    Hites Cove Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Yosemite Valley, California.
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  • Mariposa County, California

    Camp at Wawona in Yosemite National Park

    Wawona offers over 90 campsites in 3 loops, including 1 group site, 2 horse sites, and RV/ camper access.Every loop has at least 1 bathroom with flush toilets, but keep in mind that there are no showers at this campground.Pets are allowed, but must be kept on leash at all times.Each campground co...
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  • Mariposa County, California

    Hike to Alder Creek Falls

    10 mi / 1000 ft gain
    The trail leads from the parking area across the Mosquito Creek road and heads uphill north through an open pine forest with manzanita growing on dry slopes. The trail provides access to Alder Creek Falls a hidden gem within Yosemite's Wawona wilderness. I did the trail towards the end of Februar...
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  • Wawona, California

    Mariposa Grove to Wawona Lodge

    10.55 mi / 2293 ft gain
    Mariposa Grove to Wawona Lodge Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Fish Camp, California.
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  • Fish Camp, California

    Right Meadow and Left Meadow Trails Loop

    1.3 mi / 246 ft gain
    Right Meadow and Left Meadow Trails Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Fish Camp, California
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  • Coulterville, California

    Diana Falls

    1.41 mi / 85 ft gain
    Diana Falls is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Coulterville, California.
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  • Fish Camp, California

    Washburn Trail

    4.07 mi / 653 ft gain
    Washburn Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Fish Camp, California.
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  • Wawona, California

    Chilnualna Falls Trail

    7.83 mi / 2339 ft gain
    Chilnualna Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Yosemite Valley, California.
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  • Wawona, California

    Buena Vista, Royal Arch, and Crescent Lakes Loop

    26.49 mi / 5837 ft gain
    Buena Vista, Royal Arch, and Crescent Lakes Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yosemite Valley, California.
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  • Wawona, California

    Wawona to Half Dome to Yosemite Valley

    33.37 mi / 8986 ft gain
    Wawona to Half Dome to Yosemite Valley is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Fish Camp, California.
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  • Wawona, California

    Lower Chilnualna Falls Trail

    0.64 mi / 289 ft gain
    Lower Chilnualna Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Yosemite Valley, California.
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  • Yosemite National Park, California

    Buena Vista Lake via Chilnualna Falls Trailhead

    24.64 mi / 5453 ft gain
    Hiking and camping at Buena Vista Lake is a beautiful way to see the south side of Yosemite… the name says it all. With beautiful 360 degree views from Buena Vista Peak you get to look at the backside of Half Dome, up to Clouds Rest and all the domes and peaks in-between. You can reach the trail...
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