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2064 ft.
Mariposa, California
Mariposa, California, located in Mariposa County, California. California Byway #140 starts here at the junction of the State Route #49 at the center of the town of Mariposa, California. Mariposa County having been located within Yosemite National Park, This town's economy relies on Park and tourism to a great extent. Local Museums where mining history of the Mariposa County is depicted : Mariposa History Museum, located in the town of Mariposa, California; and the California Mining and Mineral Museum, located at the Mariposa Fairgrounds.
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0.3
2119 ft.
Smith Road
This road connects all major roads in the town and finally connects with State Route #49.
0.7
1.2
2329 ft.
Old Highway N.
This Old Highway by-passes the inner town area.
0.9
1.4
2362 ft.
Access to Stockton Creek
A Muddy Road leads to Stockton Creek
1.5
2.4
2470 ft.
Grosjean Road

4.2
6.7
2851 ft.
Triangle Road
Triangle Road, El Capitan, Yosemite National Park, Darrah, California.
5.6
9.0
2589 ft.
Chamberlain Drive
Chamberlain Drive
5.7
9.2
2569 ft.
Midpines, California
Community of Midpines, California.
6.3
10.1
2493 ft.
Carstens Road

6.8
11.0
2434 ft.
Oak Road
Oak Road,
7.2
11.6
2418 ft.
Meyers Road, Ponderosa Way

7.6
12.2
2392 ft.
Colorado Road
Colorado Road
9.0
14.5
2152 ft.
Access
Access to Rancheria Creek road, Racheria Creek, Yosemite - Midpines,
11.7
18.8
1168 ft.
Bull Creek Road
Bull Creek Road, Incline Road, Briceburg Suspension Bridge across Briceburg - Merced River, Briceburg, California
17.6
28.3
1299 ft.
Access
A narrow muddy access route to Forest Route #3S01 on the other side of the Merced River
19.6
31.5
1375 ft.
A Temporary Bridge
Rock Slide and Temporary Bridge across Merced River
20.9
33.7
1401 ft.
Hites Cove 4W Drive Road
Hites Cove 4Wheel Drive Road, Jerseydale, California
22.3
35.9
1483 ft.
Clearing House
Clearing House, Rafting is best at this picturesque area of Merced River
23.3
37.5
1516 ft.
Incline, California
Community of Incline, California
23.6
37.9
1542 ft.
Campground
A Campground on the side of the Merced River, Indian Flat Campground
23.8
38.3
1568 ft.
Bragg Road
Bragg Road that leads to Forest Route 3S04
26.0
41.8
1660 ft.
Bridge connects to Foresta Road
A Bridge across Merced River, connects to Foresta Road and Incline Road
26.7
43.0
1788 ft.
Access
A path connecting Incline Road and Rancheria Flat Road
28.2
45.4
1939 ft.
El Portal, California
Community of El Portal, California, on the Merced River located west of Yosemite National Park. El Portal is perfect for camping and outing activities like white water rafting which is one of the best in whole of California. This small community at the Western edge of Yosemite National Park, is a serene camping place where nature is at its best.
31.7
51.0
2920 ft.
Rock Archway
Rock Archway on El Portal Road
34.4
55.3
3435 ft.
Picturesque Yosemite views
All along the road after the El Portal town, Beautiful views of Yosemite are abundant.
34.9
56.1
3471 ft.
Scenic View
Grand view of El Capitan and Half Dome.
36.2
58.2
3819 ft.
Big Oak Road
This Road extends to Yosemite National Park providing breathtaking views of Yosemite Valley.
37.0
59.6
3875 ft.
Northiside Drive
Northside Drive goes along the scenic, foggy Merced River while the Byway takes a diversion here.
38.0
61.1
3947 ft.
Wawona Road
This Road runs along Yosemite National Park and has several tunnels on its route.
38.3
61.6
3944 ft.
Access through the woods
This is a road access through the woods to Bridalveil Fall. Bridalveil Fall is one of the most prominent waterfalls in this valley.
38.3
61.7
3960 ft.
Yosemite Valley
This location is world famous for it's natural scenic beauty and serenity. At peak seasons, tourists from around the globe camp here, enjoy and admire nature's beauty. This Valley lies in Sierra Nevada mountains of California. Ideal place for for activities like hiking, rafting and mountaineering.
39.4
63.4
3983 ft.
Northside Drive
Northside Drive joins with Southside Drive. Goes north to Camp 4 Campground in Yosemite National Park near Yosemite Falls. Favorite among rock climbers. Has a single parking lot.
41.4
66.6
3973 ft.
Yosemite Valley
Yosemite Valley, Yosemite Falls, Cathdral Rocks and Spires, Sentinel Rock, Sentinell Fall, Sentinel Dome, Separate Reality (a climbing route in Yosemite National Park).
42.1
67.8
3967 ft.
Sentinel Bridge
Sentinel Bridge over the Merced River.
42.8
68.9
3986 ft.
House Keeping Camp
House Keeping Camp has its own private beach on the Merced River. This lodging facility is for budget constrained travellers/tourists. LeConte Memorial Lodge, California.
43.1
69.4
3973 ft.
Road Access
Goes to Staircase Falls, a series of waterfalls located on Gossamer Creek, California which flows only after rainfall and usually dry during summer, Glacier Point, which is located above Curry Village and provides a spectacular view of Yosemite National Park, Sierra Point, Vernall Fall, Nevada Falls and Campgrounds such as Campground Upper Pines, Campground Lower Pines and Campground North Pines.
43.2
69.5
3967 ft.
Bridge
Stoneman Bridge over the Merced River,
43.4
69.9
3986 ft.
Yosemite Valley
Community of Yosemite Valley, California.
43.5
70.0
3993 ft.
Access
Access to Campground Lower River, Campground Upper River, Campground Housekeeping Camp, Hiking Trail, Mirror Lake California, This lake is almost getting itself filled with sediments and this is a seasonal lake,
43.9
70.6
3970 ft.
Village Drive
Village Drive, Park Headquarters, Visitor Center, Rangers Club which is a National Historic Landmark.
44.0
70.8
3970 ft.
Intersection
Intersection Village Drive. There is a grand superb view of Yosemite Water Fall from this place.
44.2
71.1
3973 ft.
End of California Byway Route #140 Mariposa County
This is where the Byway #140 Mariposa County Ends