California Naturalist Program Back in 2020


The very successful California Naturalist Program is returning to Calaveras Big Trees in 2020. The mission of the California Naturalist Program is to foster a diverse community of naturalists and promote stewardship of California’s natural resources through education and service. It introduces Californians to the wonders of our unique ecology and engages the public in [...]

California Naturalist Program Back in 20202020-01-15T10:42:21-08:00

Labor Day Weekend Schedule


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 [...]

Labor Day Weekend Schedule2019-08-30T16:16:01-07:00

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 Trees2018-11-07T11:21:33-08:00

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