Your official guide to Calaveras County
The Butte Fire is now 100% contained. If you plan on visiting this week, smile, wave or give a thumbs up to any fire or emergency personnel you see ... they have done an amazing job for Calaveras!
Our popular tourism destinations are back open for business! Read our article that talks about how we're doing post-disaster: Calaveras Back Open to Visitors.
For those wishing to donate funds toward relief efforts for the Butte Fire, the Calaveras Community Foundation has set up a Disaster Relief Fund focusing on post-event recovery. On their home page, click the PayPal button to make a donation, and indicate "DRF" in the PayPal comment box.
The Resource Connection is also accepting financial donations for Butte Fire victims. For small/individual donations, please call 916-993-7080. For large, group or corporate donations, please call Laura Thompson at 916-993-7082.
Disasters have a way of bringing out the best in people. This month, as Calaveras and Amador counties were hammered by the Butte Fire, the people of these communities rallied and rolled up their sleeves to help out in any way they could. Many of you who were not here sent your support and prayers […]
Editors Note: Despite the Butte Fire, all of the activities described below are still available. The only noticeable burn area that you will see in this itinerary is above ground on the property at California Cavern. The underground environment in this enchanting cavern are completely unaffected and guided tours have reopened Calaveras County draws people for many […]
This video by Lanee Lee Neil and Lindsey Taub, featuring a trip to Calaveras County is part of an ongoing adventure travel series on the Youtube travel site “Video Vixens”. Twinned with their Voyage Vixens website designed to inspire women to travel, you can find read more of their inspiring travel stories here: voyagevixens.com Full […]
The Washington Post ran an article on August 17th, 2015 citing a USDA study of all 3,111 counties in the contiguous United States ranking them in scenic beauty and climate. The purpose of this study was to predict the movement of rural populations across the nation based on desirability of location. Calaveras County ranked […]
Last year’s olive harvest in Calaveras was a little light compared to previous years, but the oil made from those olives has been winning awards and turning heads. Two Calaveras olive oil producers – Mangini Ranch and Winter Creek Olive Oil – took home silver medals from the California State Fair earlier this summer. Olives […]