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San Andreas Area: California Cavern Gift Shop

The California Cavern gift shop and visitors center offers lots of fun, interesting and educational merchandise for adults and children. Choose from rocks, fossils, games, puzzles and books and Gold Rush history items. You can also purchase an unopened geode, and crack it right here at the shop where you will be the first person to see what crystals it …

San Andreas Area: California Cavern, State Historic Landmark

Originally called Mammoth Cave, California Cavern was California’s first show cave and is its longest cavern system. Depending on the season, the guided cavern walk tour can be 45 minutes to 80 minutes long featuring an enchanting trail with beautiful crystalline cave formations in historical and recently discovered pristine areas. The cavern walking tour takes you through several passageways into …

Vallecito Area: Moaning Caverns Adventure Park

Moaning Caverns holds California’s deepest cave chamber, where you can descend deep underground on a guided walk tour, or reserve a challenging, 3-hour caving Adventure Trip. Above ground, race 1/4 mile on thrilling twin zip lines or climb their 32-ft custom climbing tower. For the little ones, gemstone mining at their custom flume system is always fun and cracking geodes …

Murphys: Mercer Caverns

Mercer Caverns, one of three caves in Calaveras County, is open for guided tours, year round. See deep underground in this cavern filled with a large array of cave formations like stalactities, stalagmites and flowstones. This cavern also won the Paris World’s Fair for its display of the rare cavern formation: flos feri. An early local newspaper, The Calaveras Weekly …

Black Chasm Cavern, National Natural Landmark

Explore beautiful trails and chambers in this enchanting National Natural Landmark cave on 50-minute guided walk tours. See sparkling flowstones, stalactites and hugh clusters of rare, crystalline helictite formations.

2019 Labor Day Weekend Events

What better way to say goodbye to the end of summer than to take advantage of one last chance to get outside and celebrate? This is just one of the reasons why each Labor Day weekend in Calaveras is chock full of fun things to do. Read on for this Labor Day Weekend’s top events by town (with some bonus …

Calaveras Summer Itineraries: Calaveras Summer Itineraries

Summer in Calaveras means hot days and warm evenings, perfect for outdoor concerts and theater, lots of outdoor recreation in the high country and on our lakes, winery events, and underground adventures. Summer in Calaveras: Unwind, indulge…or both For breakfast on the go grab a strong coffee, a homemade everything bagel with cream cheese (and maybe a sweet treat too) …

Enjoy the Free Beer Lovers Guide to Calaveras County

Looking for the best place to grab an ice cold beer on tap in Calaveras County? Explore Calaveras craft beer taps, beer houses, and historic saloons below with our guide to the top places to grab a craft beer in Calaveras County. Calling all creative beer lovers, don’t forget to share the evidence of your adventures by tagging your photos …

The Ultimate Romantic Winter Getaway

Looking for romance and adventure in the Gold Country and High Sierra? Explore Calaveras County and the Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway. By day, you’ll hit the slopes, tour the high country on snowmobile, enjoy cave tours and harness up for thrilling zip lines.  Then, unwind with a candlelit couples massage.  By night, you’ll dine at our area’s top restaurants …

Calaveras Holiday Shopping Guide: 2018

To bring a little more hygge into your holiday shopping experience this year, we invite you to explore our community during Calaveras’ most hygge time of year – our holiday open house and Festival of Wines season. With a spirit of giving and generosity, enjoy warm beverages and fresh baked goods on the house; as well as lighted parades, special discounts, festive …