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Free Photography Seminar at Big Trees State Park

Free Photography Seminar May 5, 10 a.m. to 12 noon Calaveras Big Trees State Park No photographers have spent more time in Calaveras Big Trees State Park than  Alan and Claudia Beymer, who live only a short hike from the park … Read More

Astronomy Night At Big Trees State Park

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 … Read More

Second Annual Dogwood Festival at Big Trees State Park

May 19, 2018 – Second Annual Dogwood Festival Calaveras Big Trees Association Cordially invites you to be part of the 2nd Annual Dogwood Festival Enjoy this rare opportunity to hear the amazing music from Symphony of the Sierra, a local … Read More

Bear Valley a popular spot for millenia

Record-Courier by Lisa Gavon R-C Alpine Bureau February 22, 2018 Alpine County has always been a little bit of paradise for those that live here. Though the population is small, the appreciation for our stellar peaks and valleys, winding rivers … Read More

Upcoming 2018 Seminars at Big Trees State Park

May 5, 2018 10am – 12noon Photography in Big Trees Seminar Education Building (across from the Visitor Center) Claudia and Alan Beymer, our amazing park photographers, are masters with a camera and will share their expertise in this free seminar. … Read More

March Cat Adoption Special

It’s time for the Luck o’ the Irish Adoption Special at the Calaveras Humane Society Shop in Arnold!  For the entire month of March 2018, the adoption fee for adult cats is only $25.  Kittens under 4 months old are … Read More

It looks a lot like snow!

Check out the Bear Valley Weather Report here. The new Moke Hill Express six-pack lift is open, so now may be a good time to make a trip up the mountain and see what’s happening in Bear Valley. Roem Bauer … Read More

Sheriff’s Town Hall Meeting

From: Supervisor Michael C. Oliveira District 3, Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Event: Town Hall Meeting Addressing Crime in District 3, Arnold Area Time: January 11,2018  6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Place: Independence Hall, 1445 Blagen Road, White Pines, CA … Read More

Bear Valley Winter Explosion 2018

When the lifts stop turning, Winter Explosion festivities begin! Fireworks, Torchlight Parade, and Family Fun Join us for MLK (Martin Luther King) Holiday weekend for a great getaway and fun on the slopes.   On Saturday, January 13th there is a … Read More

Bear Valley Opening Day Update – 12-23-2017!

The latest news from the mountain….. Opening Day 12/23! 4 inches of snow last night, cold temps and we are thrilled to announce that we will be opening this Saturday, December 23rd! Our snowmaking team has been hard at work … Read More