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2017 Independence Day Parade in Arnold

Celebrate Independence Day weekend, Saturday, July 1st at 10 am. Hwy 4 closes at 9:30 am so the Ebbetts Pass Corridor can celebrate all along the parade route in Arnold. It is a complete day of fun in Arnold, you … Read More

Bear Valley Music Festival

Think music! Summer is almost here… If you don’t have your Festival tickets yet, scroll down to browse this summer’s selection. Select from our tributes to Fleetwood Mac, Motown and Queen. If you like country music, look no further — … Read More

2017 Alpine County Music in the Park Series – First Concert on June 24th

Music in the Park All Music in the Park concerts are free to the public. Our events are Tobacco Free. Everyone’s invited to bring picnic suppers, lawn chairs and your own shade. Kids can enjoy the Markleeville Community Park playground … Read More

Art in the Park at Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Arts of Bear Valley presents their 16th annual Art Show and Sale.  The beauty of the Park is expressed through these amazing artists. When:  Daily June 29 – July 11             10 am – 5 … Read More

Ebbetts Pass Road Closure Update – June 2017

Ebbetts Pass/SR-4 is scheduled to remain closed into July, due to major road damage. SONORA PASS/SR-108 in Tuolumne County: Due to approaching storm, Sonora Pass/SR-108 will not open today (Friday, June 9). Status will be re-assessed Saturday. EBBETTS PASS/STATE ROUTE … Read More

Photos are Topic of May SMUG Meeting

PHOTOS WILL BE MAIN TOPIC OF SMUG’S JUNE MEETING Exploring the many facets of Apple’s Photos application will be the main topic when the Sierra Macintosh Users Group (SMUG) has its monthly meeting Tuesday, June 13, beginning at 7 p.m. … Read More

Ebbetts Pass Closed through Memorial Day Weekend 2017 & an Additional 3-5 Weeks Beyond

EBBETTS PASS/STATE ROUTE 4 AND SONORA PASS/STATE ROUTE 108      WILL NOT BE OPEN MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND Stockton – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has announced that Ebbetts Pass/State Route 4 (SR-4) and Sonora Pass/SR-108 will not open for Memorial … Read More

Volunteer Trail Building

Volunteer Trail Building Mornings, third Saturday of each month from May through October: May 20, June 17, July 15, Aug 19, Sept 16, and Oct 21. All trail building mornings follow this pattern: Please meet at the US Forest Service … Read More


Saturdays May 20, and June 3rd, 1pm. “Get to Know your Conifers.” Join retired National Park Service Ranger Mary Anne Carlton for a walk along the ADA portion of the Arnold Rim Trail and learn about how to identify the … Read More

Seminars at Big Trees State Park

The Park is hosting several seminars this spring & summer.  Mark you calendar now for any that pique your interest!