Prescribed Burn CANCELLED

Calaveras Big Trees 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

Please read Press Release for mor information. Prescribed-Burn-10-21.pdf (bigtrees.org)

Want to Become a California Naturalist?

Join us and find out how. Tuesday November 2, 2021 Zoom in to find out more and get your questions answered. When: Nov 2, 2021 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting by CLICKING HERE After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. [...]

North Grove Guided Walk 11:30 am

Warming Hut

Meet at the Warming Hut. An easy walk around the North Grove trail led by knowledgeable Docents and staff.  All ages are welcome. The North Grove Trail is just under 2 miles long, and easily walked by most people. Allow at least 90 minutes (or up to 2 hours) for the tour. Remember to get [...]

North Grove Guided Walk 11:30 am

Warming Hut

Meet at the Warming Hut. An easy walk around the North Grove trail led by knowledgeable Docents and staff.  All ages are welcome. The North Grove Trail is just under 2 miles long, and easily walked by most people. Allow at least 90 minutes (or up to 2 hours) for the tour. Remember to get [...]

North Grove Guided Walk 11:30 am

Warming Hut

Meet at the Warming Hut. An easy walk around the North Grove trail led by knowledgeable Docents and staff.  All ages are welcome. The North Grove Trail is just under 2 miles long, and easily walked by most people. Allow at least 90 minutes (or up to 2 hours) for the tour. Remember to get [...]

2022 California Naturalist-Waitlist only

Sorry, the class is sold out.  If you are still interested, please click on the button below and fill out the waitlist form.   Thanks for all the interest. https://form.jotform.com/220076104941144 Class Limited to 24. Do you enjoy Exploring and learning about our local ecology? Engaging in citizen science? Sharing your knowledge with others? This is the [...]

State Park Town Hall Meeting on Fire Plans

Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Ralston Classroom 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

March 25, 2022 - ARNOLD, Calif.— California State Parks is holding a town hall meeting April 7 at 6 p.m. at Calaveras Big Trees State Park to discuss forest management in the park. The meeting will be held in-person, as well as virtually, to allow broad public participation. State Park's Central Valley District's Natural Resources [...]

Creek Critters

Beaver Creek 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

Creek Critters is a time for exploring Beaver Creek, looking for aquatic insects. Pairs of children, wade into the clear, shallow waters, clutching plastic cups, turning over rocks and searching intently. Then some child shrieks, “Look what I found!” And then another calls out. Within 5 minutes, the creek is filled with waders finding critters. [...]

Health & Wellness Day

Calaveras Big Trees 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

·        9:30am – Guided Lava Bluffs Trail 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. [...]

Partnership/Volunteer Day

Protecting parks is a big job, and we rely on so many businesses, nonprofits, volunteers and community organizations to help fulfill the California State Parks’ mission. Learn about the important roles partners play and how you can support them—and how you can become a partner yourself. Meet Calaveras Big Trees Association (CBTA) by the Visitor [...]