Hello Perhaps you know me. My name is the Sentinel Tree and I’m a giant sequoia who stands at the edge of the North Grove gazing down on the Big Stump. (For over 1,000 years, I stood beside a second Sentinel Tree, but my brother fell over in 1919.) Over 160 years ago, we witnessed [...]
Gather your students around your smart board this Valentines Day for a FREE virtual field trip adventure to Calaveras Big Trees State Park! Many vacancies are available on Thursday and Friday for this fun, interactive virtual field trip featuring the iconic giant sequoias. Visit ports.parks.ca.gov to reserve your spot TODAY!
Labor Day weekend marks the end of most of the summer programs Here is the schedule for the weekend: Labor Day Weekend Schedule Saturday August 31 10am - 11am Junior Rangers (ages 7-12) Junior Cubs (ages 3-6) 10:00am South Grove Hike – Meet So. Grove parking lot 11:30 am North Grove Guided Walk - Gather [...]
July 6 at 2pm (after the 4th of July Parade in Arnold) in Jack Knight Hall PLEASE NOTE: Time change to 2 pm in Jack Knight Hall. Presented by Carlos Geisdorff, Me Wuk Language Program Manager for the Tuolumne Tribal Council. A free seminar to learn about the daily lives of the Me-Wuk people, how they [...]
Prescribed Burn Planned at Calaveras Big Trees State Park ARNOLD, Calif. — California State Parks in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry and Fire protection (CAL FIRE) are planning to begin a prescribed burn on or around Thursday, June 13 to Friday, June 14, 2019 in Calaveras Big Trees State Park. The goal is [...]
18th Annual Art in the Park May 22nd – June 4th 11am – 4pm Daily Jack Knight Hall Other Activities: Saturday May 25, Plein Air Demonstration inside Jack Knight Hall June 1, Sculpting a bear. 11am-2pm
All of the lucky 5th graders that will now be able to experience the amazing Calaveras Big Trees State Park say a big THANK YOU to all of the wonderful supporters of our #GivingTuesday-"5th Grade Buses to Big Trees" campaign.
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. [...]
Haunted Hotel Homicide You are invited to attend a Murder Mystery Dinner Party A Fundraising Event for the Benefit of Calaveras Big Trees Association Scene of the Crime: The Dorrington Hotel Date: Friday September 7 or Saturday September 8, 2018 Time: 5:30—cocktails followed by dinner and dessert Dress: Your finest 1920's Apparel Friday and Saturday Sold [...]
UPDATE: Celebration of Life set for Saturday June 2 - Jack Knight Hall 11 - 2. Potluck. At the family's request, donations can be made to , Calaveras Big Trees Association, Friends of Columbia State Historic Park or the American Cancer Society. ******Friends and co-workers at Calaveras Big Trees State Park and Columbia were staggered [...]