Articles & News

Astronomy Night at the Scenic Overlook

2019-10-16T12:26:50-07:00

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 Overlook2019-10-16T12:26:50-07:00

2018 CBTA Annual Report

2019-07-22T15:20:23-07:00

Calaveras Big Trees Association is proud to present our 2018 Annual Report. This reports illustrates some of the amazing work we accomplished in 2018 thanks to the generosity and support of you, our members and donors.  Click Here to Read We sincerely appreciate the essential part that our members and donors play in our being [...]

2018 CBTA Annual Report2019-07-22T15:20:23-07:00

This is Creek Critters

2019-08-19T10:26:41-07:00

The last 2019 sessions of Creek Critters will be held on  Saturday August 24, Saturday August 31, Sunday September 1 and Monday September 2.  Please join the fun at 1 pm at Beaver Creek Creek Critters is a time for exploring Beaver Creek, looking for aquatic insects. Pairs of children, wade into the clear, shallow [...]

This is Creek Critters2019-08-19T10:26:41-07:00

The Park has Lost a Good Friend

2019-07-29T09:57:45-07:00

It is with sadness that we share news of the passing of Wayne Harrison. Many people know of Wayne through his work as an Environmental Scientist at Calaveras Big Trees State Park, where he worked for over 35 years.  He was one of the founders of the CA State Park’s prescribed burn program, and was instrumental [...]

The Park has Lost a Good Friend2019-07-29T09:57:45-07:00

Discovery Day – History Comes Alive

2019-07-13T17:26:12-07:00

On July 20th, 2019, Calaveras Big Trees State Park will offer a special event called Discovery Day.  It’s a celebration of the “Discovery” of the Giant Sequoia Trees. Park docents will share the stories of how our park came to be. Visitors may pick up a “Passport” and visit the 5 locations near the Visitor [...]

Discovery Day – History Comes Alive2019-07-13T17:26:12-07:00

Wild Things Are Coming!

2019-08-08T14:14:57-07:00

This Saturday at 1 pm, get up close and personal with a raccoon, porcupine, a river otter and other surprises. WILD THINGS are brought to the Park by CONSERVATION AMBASSADORS “Providing a loving home for displaced, abused, abandoned, injured wild animals” Find all the excitement happening at the Campfire Center. Call 209-795-1196 for more information [...]

Wild Things Are Coming!2019-08-08T14:14:57-07:00

Calaveras Big Trees History Comes to Life

2019-04-25T19:01:29-07:00

By:  Joan Allday I’ve always been obsessed with our Park’s history!  I wanted to know who wandered the North Grove of Sequoias or rode horses, crossing the Stanislaus to get to the South Grove.   What did the cottage look like next to the stump?  I used to wonder if there was anyone still alive who [...]

Calaveras Big Trees History Comes to Life2019-04-25T19:01:29-07:00