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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

USFS Seasonal Road Closures

Seasonal road and trail closures on Stanislaus National Forest begin Dec. 15, 2017 SONORA, Calif. — Seasonal road and trail closures on the Stanislaus National Forest begin Dec. 15, 2017 and will remain in effect until April 14, 2018. The … Read More

New Years Eve at Lodge in Bear Valley

New Year’s Eve Party at the Lodge! Party the night away and ring in the New Year at Bear Valley’s annual New Year’s Eve Party. We’ll have live music, a balloon drop at midnight followed by a fantastic fireworks show … Read More

Ebbetts Pass Is Now Closed For The Winter

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has closed State Route 4 (SR-4) for the winter as of Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The recent storms, and accumulation of snow, make the seasonal closure necessary for the safety of motorists and Caltrans … Read More