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We’re Calaveras BIG Trees, of course we’re going BIG for California State Park’s Week!
The third annual State Parks Week will be held this year June 12th-16th. We will have at least one program for you every day that week and some of these programs only happen once/year!
Programs are:
Wednesday, 12th
10:30 am– 11:30 am Nature Journaling
Meet at the picnic tables behind the Ranger Station anytime between 10:30-11:30.
1:00pm North Grove Area History Walk
Meet at the Visitor Center patio at 1pm and plan for an hour to an hour and a half. This will be a flat, easy walk.
Thursday, 13th
9:30 am Lava Bluffs Trail Guided Hike
Meet at the Lava Bluffs Trailhead. This moderate to strenuous 2.5 mile trail will take the group through varied environments and across a volcanic formation with a chance of spotting wildflowers. There are many steep sections along this trail, including some with difficult footing. Long pants and sturdy shoes are advised. Allow 2–3 hours and bring plenty of water.
9:30am Birding with Bruce
Meet at the Visitor Center for about an hour walk around the Day Use, North Grove Campground, and meadow for some birding. No previous experience required, binoculars welcome but not needed.
Friday, 14th
10:00am –11:00am Junior Ranger (7-12) and Junior Cubs (3-6)
Meet across from Jack Knight Hall
11:30am Fire and the Forest Community Guided Hike
Meet at the Pioneer’s Cabin Tree Cookie. This walk will be along a portion of the flat North Grove trail with the option of going along the North Grove Overlook at the end. Plan for an hour to an hour and a half
Saturday, 15th
11:30am to 1:30pm Children’s Career Fair
Meet the California State Parks staff, interns, volunteers, and park partners and do activities focused on working in and with California State Parks. This fair is open to all ages but focuses on children. Fair is located along the path between the Visitor Center and Jack Knight Hall.
Sunday, 16th
10:00am –11:00am Junior Ranger (7-12) and Junior Cubs (3-6)
Meet across from Jack Knight Hall

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