As we get into 2023, there are many exciting seminars and activities coming up. June 10, 2023 - Wild Things August 26, 2023 - Mi-wuk Culture and Stewardship September 16, 2023 - More Facts and Folklore of Calaveras Big Trees Click Here to Download more information
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There are many docent opportunities at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. We are looking for people who love the park, love nature and love to work with people (or not). We have a great community of people at Calaveras Big Trees who are dedicated to enhancing every visitor’s experience. Docents help to maintain the hiking [...]
Thanks to your support, we continue to create, fund and deliver inspirational educational and interpretive programs, as well as inspire visitors to help preserve and protect the Giant Sequoias and all of the Calaveras Big Trees natural resources. We need your continued support now. Please join CBTA for a special year-round campaign challenge as we [...]
It is never too late to donate to this great program. In 2023, your generous gifts will be dedicated to the amazing Calaveras Big Trees PORTS Program (Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students) This successful program is under the direction of Lillie Oravetz This year you will have the opportunity to ensure that students from far and near have an [...]
California State Parks in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) will be continuing to conduct prescribed burns in Calaveras Big Trees State Park on November 1, 2022. This is the third of a series of prescription burns planned for the park this fall. This particular project will cover approximately 23 acres [...]
10-26-2022 - EVENING - LATEST UPDATE - We completed ignition of the current 72-acre prescribed burn late this afternoon. The area will still burn down, and smoke may remain in the area for some time after live firing has stopped. You may see the hill glowing along Highway 4 at night. The area will continued [...]
California State Parks in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) announced plans today to conduct prescribed burns in Calaveras Big Trees State Park with work expected to begin as early as October 20, 2022. This is part of a series of prescription burns planned for the park this fall. [...]
On Labor Day, September 5, 2022, the lucky winner of the Calaveras Big Trees beautiful 2022 Quilt was drawn. The lucky winner was Shari Chapin of Bounder Creek, California. A quilter herself, Shari was very extremely grateful to receive this beautiful work of art that was sewn and donated by a Calaveras Big Trees, Donna [...]
As summer comes to an end, unfortunately activities have ended Remaining Evening Activities: Astronomy: *Meet at Scenic Overlook August 20, 2022 8:00 pm - The Night Sky August 25, 2022 8:00 pm September 8, 2022 7:30 pm (MOON NIGHT) September 29, 2022 7:30 pm For more information, please check the white boards around the [...]
Calaveras Big Trees State Park Discovery Day Visitors discovered and learned more about the park's past. Their started journey by picking up their passport and boarding an imaginary stagecoach though time. They travelled to different points in history, completed activities and received a gift. All ages enjoyed this stroll through the park's amazing history. Thank [...]