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Digital Field Trips to Giant Sequoias

2018-12-05T09:25:52+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 Sequoias 2018-12-05T09:25:52+00:00

Sorry – No Winter Wonderland in 2018

2018-11-27T07:21:49+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 2018 2018-11-27T07:21:49+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 Trees 2018-11-07T11:21:33+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 Trail 2018-10-18T17:49:23+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 Trees 2018-10-15T11:06:44+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 Month 2018-10-15T11:34:28+00:00

Calaveras Big Trees Reached for the Stars while Standing for the Redwoods

2018-10-17T12:50:55+00:00

Calaveras Big Trees Association in partnership with Save the Redwood League hosted a hardy group of interested astronomers on Thursday evening  October 11. CBTA is proud to be partnering with Save the Redwoods League as they recognize the 100th anniversary of Save the Redwoods League and celebrate the conservation legacy to protect California’s incredible coast redwood [...]

Calaveras Big Trees Reached for the Stars while Standing for the Redwoods 2018-10-17T12:50:55+00:00

Congratulations! Raffle Winners

2018-10-01T10:13:25+00:00

On Saturday September 8, 2018, the winners of the "Ain't Life Grand" Raffle were drawn. Congratulations to: Pamela Greenhalgh - Basket #1 - Cabin in the Woods MaryAnne Carlton - Basket #2 - Boats, Planes & Trains John and Cindy Gustafson - Basket #3 - Golfer's Delight Bill Minkel & Vida Kenk - Basket #4 [...]

Congratulations! Raffle Winners 2018-10-01T10:13:25+00:00