September 23, 2014

Calaveras Big Trees State Park

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Calaveras Big Trees State Park209-795-2334
1170 Hwy 4
Arnold 95223
parks.ca.gov

Camping Reservations:
800-444-PARK
reserveamerica.com

Few natural wonders rival the majestic beauty of the two magnificent groves of giant sequoias at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Campgrounds, picnic areas and miles of hiking, biking, snowshoe and cross country trails (cross country skiing and snowshoeing in winter) make Calaveras Big Trees one of the county’s most popular year-round destinations. Interpretive center includes visual and hands-on exhibits about the Park’s history and natural environment. Staff and trained docents conduct a variety of summer interpretive programs for all ages. Reservations can be made by calling Reserve America 800-444-PARK.

Related links: Calaveras Big Trees Association | Hiking maps

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ATTRACTIONCalaveras Big Trees State Park received the BEST ATTRACTION award in the 2013 Calaveras Visitors Bureau Innovations in Tourism Awards for their interpretive programs, warming hut and new visitor center.