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Gorgeous day trip!

We visited this past weekend for a day trip to get some fresh air. I can't believe this place is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brittni P
Beautiful Day, Beautiful Views!

We took a day trip to Calaveras Big Trees State Park and it was just beautiful. It is $10.00 to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Allan B
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Sacramento, California
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Home of the giant sequoias called "Tree Giants," and a great place for family camping. Park entrance is located near Arnold, California.
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1170 Highway 4, Arnold, CA, CA 95223
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+1 209-795-2334
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this past weekend for a day trip to get some fresh air. I can't believe this place is only 1hr 45minutes from my home and I had not been here before? The sequoia's were so beautiful, follow the trail to find one beautiful...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a day trip to Calaveras Big Trees State Park and it was just beautiful. It is $10.00 to get in to the State Park and well worth it. You will have great trails to hike, historical facts about the area, a museum that...More

Thank Allan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well maintained beautiful trails with amazing trees. We touched living things that could be over 2,000 years old. Amazing! Would help to have a new trail map with the numbered trees identified.

Thank HartType
Reviewed November 1, 2018

We visited at the beginning of November and the weather was perfect. An added benefit was that the park was very quiet. There was one school tour group but only a handful of other visitors. That made our time in the park even more enjoyable....More

Thank vincemc
Reviewed October 25, 2018

beautiful huge redwoods 1.5 walking trail with self guide easy trail give yourself plenty of time to stare visitors center informative took us about 2 hours to walk the trail very well worth it

Thank wildadventurer
Reviewed October 18, 2018

The very very few bad reviews had one thing in common. No planning. Get the book for fifty cents. You can even borrow one for free (give it back later). The numbered posts are clearly explained in the book. Another asked "where are the sequoias?"...More

1  Thank James M
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We were going to go back to see the Giant Sequoias in Yosemite but were told about Big Trees. What a fabulous park. No crowds ,easy access and great hike options.

Thank David A
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

My daughter wanted to go to Yosemite National Park, but that was 3 hours from our current location. I was recommended Calaveras Big Trees State Park. We decided to give it a try and was not disappointed. The park is quite spacious with lots of...More

Thank yearbunes
Reviewed October 5, 2018

One of the most impressive and beautiful collections of big trees in our Californian trip. Not too busy, either, which was a bonus. Well marked routes, the right amount of information on the maps. Highly recommended.

Thank N3018QVmarkh
Reviewed September 17, 2018

It would be an exaggeration to say I had to drag my husband to this park, but he went in with zero expectations. After we walked the North Grove trail, he couldn't stop talking about how amazing it was to see these magnificent trees. You...More

Thank Susan K
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vgonzo333
October 15, 2018|
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Response from BeachsideMartinis | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed in the park but unfortunately not on any of the trails.
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wendypoling
July 16, 2018|
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Response from AlexWB38 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Hopefully this answer is not too late. The two parks are very different. Big Trees has the Giant Sequoias and HC has hot springs and mostly ponderosa pines. The forest on the western and eastern slopes of the Sierras... More
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