Historic Mariposa, CA
April 25, 26, 27, 2008

Event Directions

The Historic Town of Mariposa, California

Mariposa, CA is located on Highway 140 and at the junction of Highway 140 and Highway 49.  Situated about 40 minutes west of Yosemite National Park, Mariposa offers some of the most beautiful scenery in all of the Sierra Foothills. 

Most accessible from Highway 99 in the San Joaquin Valley, Mariposa is approximately 45 minutes from Highway 99 and Merced, CA, and 1 hour and 30 minutes from Fresno, CA.

LAS MARIPOSAS CIVIL WAR DAYS DIRECTIONS:
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FROM FRESNO/HIGHWAY 41:

  • TAKE HIGHWAY 41 NORTH. 
  • TURN LEFT ON HIGHWAY 49 NORTH IN OAKHURST AND TAKE 49 NORTH ALL THE WAY TO MARIPOSA. 
  • TURN LEFT ON HIGHWAY 140 WEST (MERCED) AT THE HIGHWAY 49/140 JUNCTION ON THE WEST END OF MARIPOSA.
  • TAKE HIGHWAY 140 WEST APPROXIMATELY 5 MILES AND TURN LEFT ON YAQUI GULCH ROAD.
  • DRIVE APPROX. 2 1/2 MILES AND THE EVENT IS LOCATED ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE ROAD.
  • LOOK FOR SIGNS AND EVENT PARKING.

FROM OAKHURST / HIGHWAY 49:

  • TAKE HIGHWAY 49 NORTH IN OAKHURST ALL THE WAY TO MARIPOSA. 
  • TURN LEFT ON HIGHWAY 140 WEST (MERCED) AT THE HIGHWAY 49/140 JUNCTION ON THE WEST END OF MARIPOSA.
  • TAKE 140 WEST APPROXIMATELY 5 MILES AND TURN LEFT ON YAQUI GULCH ROAD.
  • DRIVE APPROX. 2 1/2 MILES AND THE EVENT IS LOCATED ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE ROAD.

FROM MERCED / HIGHWAY 99:

  • FROM HIGHWAY 99 TAKE HIGHWAY 140 EAST APPROX. 32 MILES.
  • DRIVE THROUGH PLANADA AND CATHEY'S VALLEY.
  • LOOK FOR THE CIVIL WAR SIGNS.
  • TURN RIGHT ON YAQUI GULCH ROAD.
  • DRIVE APPROX. 2 1/2 MILES AND THE EVENT IS LOCATED ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE ROAD.
FROM THE LAS MARIPOSAS CIVIL WAR EVENT
back to Mariposa, CA.

  • EXIT THE EVENT PARKING AND TURN RIGHT BACK ONTO YAQUI GULCH ROAD.
  • THE EXIT FEE FROM THE PARKING AREA IS $5.00 PER DAY
    • JUST KIDDING ABOUT THE EXIT FEE.
  • TAKE YAQUI GULCH ROAD APPROX. 5 MILES TO WHERE IT ENDS AT HIGHWAY 140.
  • TURN RIGHT ON HIGHWAY 140 EAST.
  • HIGHWAY 140 EAST ENDS AT THE WEST END OF DOWNTOWN MARIPOSA.