So much happening at the Park! Whether it a guided hike, kid's programs, astronomy nights or a campfire, we have it all. Guided Walks North Grove: 11:30 am every day*Meet at Warming Hut Meadow Walk: 10 am Tuesday & Saturday *Meet at North Grove Campsite #16 Kid's Programs: Junior Cubs: ages 3-6 Junior Rangers: ages [...]
Treewise and Sequoical: John Muir and Giant Sequoia Naturalist John Muir may have come to California in 1868 to see the Giant Sequoia - the most massive trees in the world. In his early years he reveled among the groves. Then he studied them. Then he saw the need to preserve the Big Trees and [...]
Important Virtual Zoom Webinar How Can We Prevent Catastrophic Wildfire? Monday April 18, 2022 6pm-7pm Join renowned UC Berkeley Fire Scientist Dr. Scott Stephens speaking on how to better manage the forests all around us in Mother Lode communities. Can we reduce the risk of a catastrophic fire, the likes of which incinerated [...]
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.