Astronomy Night at the Scenic Overlook


Come look at the stars! Docents will be sharing information and telling stories as everyone gazes at the night sky. Two telescopes and astronomical binoculars will give you a closer look at the moon, planets and deep sky objects. We’re excited to have a webcam for one of the telescopes, so images can be shown [...]

Astronomy Night at the Scenic Overlook2019-08-08T14:15:19-07:00

Me Wuk of the Big Trees


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 [...]

Me Wuk of the Big Trees2019-06-23T15:15:00-07:00

Prescribed Burn Today June 14 at Park


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 [...]

Prescribed Burn Today June 14 at Park2019-06-14T08:25:20-07:00

Prescribed Burn is over at Calaveras Big Trees


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 Trees2018-11-07T11:21:33-07:00

SOLD OUT – Haunted Hotel Homicide Dinner


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 [...]

SOLD OUT – Haunted Hotel Homicide Dinner2018-09-02T17:53:41-07:00

Jeff Davis


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 [...]

Jeff Davis2018-05-07T16:39:27-07:00

New CBTA Board Members


At the Annual Meeting Calaveras Big Trees Association members voted in two new board members and gratefully extended the terms of two existing board members. Here is our current board roster: * Rod Smith, President * Paul Prescott, Vice President * Sanders LaMont, Vice President * Nancy Gardner, Treasurer * Joan Allday, Secretary * Betty [...]

New CBTA Board Members2017-08-31T20:26:13-07:00