Mariposa The Essential
A Gold Rush boomtown, Mariposa (which means "butterfly" in Spanish) is now a county seat. Built in 1854, the handsome Greek Revival courthouse is said to be the West's oldest continuously functioning country courthouse.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Mariposa
California State Mining and Mineral Museum
California State Mining and Mineral Museum
One of the West's most informative
2:00
Mariposa Museum and History Center
Mariposa Museum and History Center
This small museum is densely packed with
1:00