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Celebrate Save the Redwoods on Second Saturdays

2018-02-05T18:51:27+00:00

On the Second Saturday of Each Month in 2018, 40+ Redwood State Park Destinations Will Be Offering a Limited Number of Free Day-Use Passes To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering free day-use admission to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second [...]

Celebrate Save the Redwoods on Second Saturdays 2018-02-05T18:51:27+00:00

2018 CBTA Scholarship Opportunities

2018-01-02T22:21:01+00:00

Each year, CBTA is proud to be able to offer five $1500 academic scholarships to students who have chosen to pursue an education and/or career in an environmentally related field.  The purpose of the scholarships is to provide a monetary award to promising California upper division or graduate students who have shown an educational and [...]

2018 CBTA Scholarship Opportunities 2018-01-02T22:21:01+00:00

Winter Activities in the Park

2018-01-10T20:14:37+00:00

PLEASE CALL 209-795-3840 FOR STATUS OF PARK WAY AND ACCESS TO SOUTH GROVE AREA.   Even though we have very little snow,  winter activities are happening at the Park. The Warming Hut is now open on weekends and holidays from 12 - 4.  Please stop by to enjoy the warm fire and a cup of [...]

Winter Activities in the Park 2018-01-10T20:14:37+00:00

Be a Part of Our History Project

2017-11-27T21:35:52+00:00

Do you have stories to tell about the park in the olden days or what it’s meant to your family? Our history committee would like to invite you to share your Calaveras Big Trees experiences from past decades: 1930s to 1980s. Our goal is to turn some of these stories into a documentary of the [...]

Be a Part of Our History Project 2017-11-27T21:35:52+00:00

“Winter Days in the Park”

2017-11-30T20:08:33+00:00

Friday, December 29 and Saturday, December 30, 2017  11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Bring the whole family to our special Winter Days in the Park. You can join us on December 29 or 30 or both! Fun activities will be held no matter what the weather – rain, snow or shine. Festivities include hot cocoa [...]

“Winter Days in the Park” 2017-11-30T20:08:33+00:00

It’s Membership Season

2017-11-01T18:27:15+00:00

It’s that time again, and we hope you will join CBTA or renew your membership for 2018. As a member of CBTA, you are part of a long tradition of civic-minded people who have worked tirelessly to preserve the legacy of Calaveras Big Trees. As a member of the CBTA community, you will receive the [...]

It’s Membership Season 2017-11-01T18:27:15+00:00

Our Docents are Appreciated

2017-11-01T17:47:20+00:00

A world of thanks to all our docents! On September 21, Calaveras Big Trees State Park staff threw an amazing docent appreciation dinner with a theme inspired by Dr. Seuss and his book "The Lorax." Posted everywhere was this famous quote: "Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get [...]

Our Docents are Appreciated 2017-11-01T17:47:20+00:00

Reviving the Three Senses Trail at Calaveras Big Trees State Park

2017-10-10T19:10:46+00:00

Forests are for everyone, and our Three Senses Trail was built back in 1976 as a special place for disabled visitors. This trail encourages all visitors to experience the forest via smell, touch and sound. It became known as the “braille trail,” because this was the best technology at the time for the visually impaired. [...]

Reviving the Three Senses Trail at Calaveras Big Trees State Park 2017-10-10T19:10:46+00:00