Articles & News

Oct 31 Astronomy Night CANCELLED

2019-10-30T16:17:26-07:00

OCTOBER 31 ASTRONOMY NIGHT CANCELLED BECAUSE OF POWER OUTAGE. 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 [...]

Oct 31 Astronomy Night CANCELLED2019-10-30T16:17:26-07:00

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

Wanted! New Docents at Calaveras Big Trees State Park

2019-02-23T11:39:01-08:00

Volunteer opportunities abound at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. We are looking for people who love the park, love the out of doors, love nature, and love to work with people. Please come to our New Docent Open House to learn about the park’s many volunteer activities and meet some of our experienced docents. You’ll [...]

Wanted! New Docents at Calaveras Big Trees State Park2019-02-23T11:39:01-08:00