mariposa park

A wide variety of indoor and outdoor recreation and sports opportunities are available throughout the county. In the county park, there are tennis courts, a skateboard park, swimming pool, playground and picnic facilities. Municipal swimming pools are also in El Portal and Coulterville. Whitewater rafting is available in spring and summer as well as a hiking group that treks the area every Monday and Friday throughout the year. Gold enthusiasts can pan for gold, and nature lovers can camp and explore in the many private campgrounds or those managed by the US Forest Service and National Park Service.