The Calaveras Big Trees Visitor Center is your one-stop place for information about the park as well as the place to purchase unique items related to Calaveras Big Trees. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff of park personnel and volunteers are here to help. They can answer questions you may have about: Camping, Hiking, Biking, Fishing, Weather conditions, Road conditions, Programs, Special events …and much, much more. So give us a call, or stop by, and see how we can help you enjoy the park.
Visitor Center Phone Number
Visitor Center Operating Hours – 2017
January 2nd through May 14: 10-4 daily
May 15 up to Friday Before Memorial Day: Sunday – Thursday 10-4, Friday and Saturday 10-5
Memorial Day Weekend – Friday May 26 – Monday May 29: 9 – 5
May 30 – October 31: Sunday – Thursday 9 – 5, Friday and Saturday 9 – 6
November: Daily 10-4, Closed Thanksgiving Day
December: Daily 10-4, Closed Christmas Day
Bookstore & Gift Shop
The Calaveras Big Trees Association operates the bookstore inside the visitor center. The bookstore has many unique and one of a kind items for all members of the family. Come browse our large selection of books, t-shirts, puzzles, and more. The bookstore is open the same hours as the visitor center so come on in and take a look.
Calaveras Big Trees Museum
The visitor center has a wonderful museum for your enjoyment. We have many large and small mammals on display as well as hands on items for your viewing and educational experience. What is the difference between a Mountain Lion and a Bobcat? Find the answers to these questions and many more. With birds and squirrels; rocks and Miwok Indians; loggers and fires, there’s something in the museum for everyone. Admission to the museum is included with your paid admission to the park.