The Yosemite Ziplines let you enjoy an stimulating experience on a total of seven zip lines, all in the ascending order of the adrenaline rush they promise. The two-hour long tour consists of eight visitors per group, all ready with their safety gears on. The first two lines that adventurers zip through are quite lenient and they let you enjoy the thrill of being at the mercy of gravity with beautiful views of the forest for company. The next two lines encourage a friendly race among two participants, while the fifth line gives you a target practice. The longest of all the lines is line 6 which promises breathtaking views of the city below and line 7 gives you a tour of a tree-covered tunnel.
The park features expansive views of a 3000-acre working cattle ranch on one side, and a birds-eye view of the quaint Gold Rush town of Mariposa on the other. This tour also includes two exciting rides in a 4-wheel drive Polaris Ranger.
The Ziplines is great fun and a good start to our day. It is well organized with the staff that you can enjoy the complete day. Beautiful views from zip line course, the aerial course is fantastic, and this is from someone who is afraid of heights. The attraction is made more fantastic by there guides. There are 7 ziplines in this tour with different lengths and heights. Even people with fear of heights might be able to do this. The course is fun and very structured. Yosemite Ziplines has seven lines, some short and one quite long. There is a line that allows you to race a friend, family member.
This is a great option to consider if you’re looking for something to do family adventurers during your family visit. The ziplines at Yosemite Ziplines & Adventure Ranch have been constructed as a 1 1/2 hour, six stage guide-led tour. Groups of eight to ten are geared up in helmets and harnesses, then driven up the mountain in Polaris Rangers as their guides explain safety procedures and describe the experience the zippers are about to enjoy.
Things to do during your visit:
- Nature Viewing
- Guided Talks
The ziplines at the adventure ranch have been constructed as a 2-hour tour, led by a guide through 6 stages. Groups of 8 to 10 are geared up in helmets and harnesses, then driven up the mountain in Polaris Rangers as their guides explain safety procedures and describe the experience the zippers are about to enjoy.
This family fun adventure begins on Line 1, which is a short and easy ride that even the faint of heart will enjoy. Line 2 increases the distance and the height from the ground. The grand finale is Line 7, which takes you through a tunnel in the trees and back to ground zero where you began. The total length of the ziplines is 3,800 linear feet!
Mariposa Museum & Historic Center
The small town of Mariposa has a remarkable history and the Mariposa Museum & Historic Center has done a phenomenon job of preserving the town’s historic roots. From technology, politics to local culture every aspect that has touched the life of the town and its citizens has been retained here. Some artifacts are in great condition while others are reconstructed. Some of the must-see attractions at the museum are: the 5 Stamp and the 2 Stamp Mill, the Chilean Mill and the Jaw Crusher. Also worth a visit are the Count’s Residence and the Mariposa Gazette. While the on-site Blacksmith Shop, Gold Panning Workshop and the Broom Shop, all give a brief peek into the occupation of the people of Mariposa. When in the city, post your tour of the Yosemite National Park a visit to this gem of a museum comes recommended.
There are fantastic details like in a lady’s dressing room there was a wreath on the wall that was woven from the hair taken from her own hairbrush. Each room vignette is accompanied by hand written labels and explanations.
This is a fantastic place to visit very friendly and really interesting so much history about the town really do get to learn a lot good exhibits outside as well. Great collections of furnishings, cloths, artifacts, and documents of the gold rush times in the Sierras and later. There are two functioning ore stamping mills, blacksmith shop, and more. Guided tours are also available.
There are many attractions in Oakhurst which offer a variety of lodging options. While visiting Yosemite stay at the Yosemite Southgate Hotel & Suites in Oakhurst and get rooms at very affordable rates.