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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. [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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The Night Sky

Calaveras Big Trees Scenic Overlook 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

Join Doc Nancy for a look at the dark skies of Calaveras Big Trees. We will talk stars, planets, constellations and mythology. Where:       The Overlook When:         9:00 pm start (arrive early for parking, you may have to park below and walk to the overlook) Details:       One hour – [...]

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Astronomy Nights at the Park

Calaveras Big Trees Scenic Overlook 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

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 [...]

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Astronomy Nights at the Park

Calaveras Big Trees Scenic Overlook 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

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 [...]

The Night Sky

Calaveras Big Trees Scenic Overlook 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

Join Doc Nancy for a look at the dark skies of Calaveras Big Trees. We will talk stars, planets, constellations and mythology. Where:       The Overlook When:         8:30 pm start (arrive early for parking, you may have to park below and walk to the overlook) Details:       One hour – [...]

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Astronomy Nights at the Park

Calaveras Big Trees Scenic Overlook 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

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 [...]

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Astronomy Nights at the Park

Calaveras Big Trees Scenic Overlook 1170 East Highway 4, Arnold, CA

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 [...]