Vote "YES" on Prop 68, The Clean Water and Safe Parks Act! (By Save the Redwoods League) On June 5, 2018, California voters will have the opportunity to pass Prop 68, authorizing $4.1 billion in bond funding for parks, natural resource protection, climate adaptation, water quality and supply, and flood protection. “Proposition 68 would help [...]
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In collaboration with Save the Redwoods League, Calaveras Big Trees Association is proud to be a Centennial partner in #Stand4Redwoods. One of Save the Redwoods League's celebration activities is the "Reading for Redwoods" Contest. Reading the Redwoods is a free, online contest for kids in grades K-5 throughout the United States. The contest runs through [...]
If you are strolling around the meadow in April, look for the amazing snow plant. Its scientific name Sarcodes sanguinea means bloody flesh-like thing, not a very appealing moniker for this startlingly red bloom. Snow plant is red because it makes no chlorophyll; it is mycotrphic, relying on fungi of conifers for nutrition. That’s why [...]
If you were here at the park in the 40s, 50s, 60s, or 70s, we’d love to hear your stories and see precious photos from the olden days. Our newly formed History Group has been busy interviewing people with long-standing connections to the park and documenting the park’s rich past. We can’t wait to share [...]
Volunteer opportunities abound at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. We are looking for people who love the park, love the out of doors, love nature, and love to work with people. Please come to our New Docent Open House to learn about the park’s many volunteer activities and meet some of our experienced docents. You’ll [...]
On the Second Saturday of Each Month in 2018, 40+ Redwood State Park Destinations Will Be Offering a Limited Number of Free Day-Use Passes To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering free day-use admission to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second [...]
Please click on this link to read a wonderful article that appeared in the New York Times recently about our fallen Pioneer's Cabin Tree. It is hard to believe that it has been a year since our great tree fell.
PLEASE CALL 209-795-3840 FOR STATUS OF PARK WAY AND ACCESS TO SOUTH GROVE AREA. Even though we have very little snow, winter activities are happening at the Park. The Warming Hut is now open on weekends and holidays from 12 - 4. Please stop by to enjoy the warm fire and a cup of [...]
The Warming Hut opened for the season on Thanksgiving. It will be open for hot chocolate, cider and a warm fire weekends and holidays from 12 pm - 4 pm. Please stop by and say hello. There will be a guided walk every Saturday at 1 pm. Depending on the conditions, it may be a [...]
Friday, December 29 and Saturday, December 30, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Bring the whole family to our special Winter Days in the Park. You can join us on December 29 or 30 or both! Fun activities will be held no matter what the weather – rain, snow or shine. Festivities include hot cocoa [...]