Calaveras Big Trees State Park is located in Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties, California. The park is located in the middle elevations of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and preserves two groves of giant sequoia trees. The sequoia trees can grow to over 325 feet tall and have trunks more than 30 feet in diameter. It is believed some of the trees in the park are over 2000 years old.
The Stanislaus River is another prominent feature of the park which offers fishing for trout.
Camping is a great family activity at Calaveras Big Trees. Campsites feature fire rings, picnic tables and parking for two vehicles. The North Grove Campground is located near a meadow and offers 73 campsites. The more isolated Oak Hollow Campground is located on the side of a hill and provides 55 campsites. Both campgrounds offer flush toilets, hot showers and trash cans. There are RV campsites available without hookups. Properly licensed and leashed dogs are permitted in the campgrounds.
Calaveras Big Trees offers many opportunities to view wildlife. Bobcat, coyote and black bear are among the notable mammals that make their home within the park.