Calaveras County is home to four seasons of outdoor activities, world-renowned wineries, historical landmarks and spectacular concerts and events. Located just a few hours from the Bay Area in California’s scenic Gold Country. Calaveras County provides residents breathtaking views and year-round recreational opportunities like hiking, lake life, fishing, skiing, wine tasting, and so much more.  Rich in history, culture and tradition, Calaveras County really does have it all. A great place to start a career, play, and raise a family.  


The Gold Country and High Sierra regions of California come together in Calaveras County bringing with them a plethora of outdoor activities. Get fresh air and try new hobbies.

  • Fly Fishing in Big Trees Creek
  • Boating at New Melones Lake
  • Snowboarding the Bear Valley Mountain
  • Hiking the Arnold Rim Trail


World-class vineyards, mysterious caves, gorgeous lakes, and historic villages dot the landscape.  Spend days off with the family enjoying top-flight, local attractions.

  • Wine tasting in Historic Murphys
  • Walk through history at Angels Camp Museum & Carriage House
  • Explore Moaning Caverns Adventure Park
  • Have lunch and spend the afternoon on the water at New Hogan Lake


Got a hankering for a fun day trip with the kids?  Sacramento is an easy hour and a half drive, with San Francisco, Yosemite, Napa Valley and Lake Tahoe all less than 3 hours away.