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Hermitfest West 2024 is Coming Saturday, September 7, 2024 – Updates!

The Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway Association will be back in Bear Valley on Saturday, September 7th, with our Annual Hermitfest West celebration. We’ll have all-day music, vendors, kids’ activities, and more from Noon-7pm. Weather allowing, we’ll offer star-gazing and a … Read More

New Fire Restrictions in Stanislaus National Forest

Sonora, CA– Due to a persistent heat wave and increased fire activity, the Stanislaus National Forest will implement fire restrictions in Moderate and High Fire Hazard Areas effective July 9. Prohibited activities under the new restrictions include: Discharging a firearm. … Read More

July Happenings Along the Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway

Visit the Calaveras and Alpine County event calendars for more information on events throughout the region. Tuesday, July 16th, 2024 Taco Tuesday at Bistro Espresso with Live Music from 6-9pm. Thursday, July 18th, 2024 Sierra Circus Under the Stars at … Read More

Scenic America’s 2024 America the Beautiful Photo Contest is Officially OPEN!

The popular America the Beautiful Photo Contest is officially open for submissions! Are you ready to share your scenic photos with America? Participate in our annual America the Beautiful Photo Contest for a chance to be recognized as one of the country’s premier … Read More