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Digital Field Trips to Giant Sequoias

2019-01-03T15:42:38+00:00

It’s dawn in the redwood forest.  As the sun rises, pale green light filters down through the foliage. High in the canopy, a varied thrush sings. The presence of these ancient trees is both calming and inspiring, something you feel in your soul. For the next hour, a skilled interpreter guides you through these hallowed [...]

Digital Field Trips to Giant Sequoias2019-01-03T15:42:38+00:00

Register Now for 2019 California Naturalist Program

2019-01-03T15:45:00+00:00

The very successful California Naturalist Program is returning to Calaveras Big Trees in 2019. The mission of the California Naturalist Program is to foster a diverse community of naturalists and promote stewardship of California’s natural resources through education and service. It introduces Californians to the wonders of our unique ecology and engages the public in [...]

Register Now for 2019 California Naturalist Program2019-01-03T15:45:00+00:00

Trail Conditions

2019-01-03T15:55:05+00:00

The North Grove trail is free of snow (a few patches of ice remain); however, strong winds this week blew down a snag, which crushed a section of boardwalk by the Father tree. Hikers can easily pass alongside, but the obstacle may be challenging for visitors with strollers or wheelchairs. Call 209.795.3840 with any questions.

Trail Conditions2019-01-03T15:55:05+00:00

Sorry – No Winter Wonderland in 2018

2019-01-03T16:01:15+00:00

Unfortunately,  because of a variety of reasons, CBTA is unable to hold our Winter Wonderland Event this year.  We hope to be able to hold it in 2019. There are still many fun things to do during the winter at the Park. Please make sure you have signed up on our email list (below) so [...]

Sorry – No Winter Wonderland in 20182019-01-03T16:01:15+00:00

Prescribed Burn is over at Calaveras Big Trees

2018-11-07T11:21:33+00:00

Morning smoke and sunrise combined for a gorgeous shot at the Calaveras Big Trees State Park’s North Grove prescribed burn during the second day of firing operations. Photo captures Josh Martin-Litzner learning to become an ignition specialist under CAL FIREdirection. Firing operations are complete for this segment of the burn and all is going very well. [...]

Prescribed Burn is over at Calaveras Big Trees2018-11-07T11:21:33+00:00

Calaveras Big Trees State Park Officially Reopens the Three Senses Trail

2018-10-18T17:49:23+00:00

Forests are for everyone, and our Three Senses Trail was built back in 1976 as a special place for disabled visitors.  This trail encourages all visitors to experience the forest via smell, touch and sound. It became known as the “braille trail,” because this was the best technology at the time for the visually impaired.ARNOLD, Calif. — This past Saturday [...]

Calaveras Big Trees State Park Officially Reopens the Three Senses Trail2018-10-18T17:49:23+00:00

Buses to Big Trees

2018-10-15T11:06:44+00:00

Article and Photos provided by Dakota Morlan- Calaveras Enterprise Fifth graders from an urban school in Lodi were able to experience the majesty of the world’s largest tree species while on a field trip to Calaveras Big Trees State Park on Sept. 21. Thanks to a new program created by the Calaveras Big Trees Association [...]

Buses to Big Trees2018-10-15T11:06:44+00:00

Governor Proclaims October California Redwoods Month

2018-10-15T11:34:28+00:00

Governor Jerry Brown has proclaimed October 2018 California Redwoods Month in honor of the redwood forests, “a globally significant treasure and a quintessential symbol of the Golden State.” With this Proclamation, Governor Brown and the State of California have taken an important stand for the redwoods! Article by Shelana deSilva Read More!

Governor Proclaims October California Redwoods Month2018-10-15T11:34:28+00:00