Mariposa Recreation Area is a 151-acre outdoor recreation area located northeast of Newton.. A 17-acre lake lies among the hills covered with pine trees. Fishing and picnicking are the most popular attractions at the area. There is a primitive camping area and a ½ mile nature trail at Mariposa. There is also a fenced area with bison. This is an excellent park for a picnic, and there are many picnic tables and a covered shelter available.
Take highway T-12 north and follow the signs to the park entrance.
Handicap Parking and Accesible Fishing Dock
Fishing Line Recycling Bin
Operating Hours & Seasons
5:00am - 10:30pm
Hiking trail closed at west enterence below campground.