Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Stanislaus National Forest

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1170 East Hwy 4 Arnold, CA 95223 209-795-2334 Official Website

GPS: 38.2775, -120.3093

Last Price Paid: $35
Number of Sites: 129
Reservations: Yes
Open Seasonally: March-November
Elevation: 4511 ft
Max Length: 30 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
1bars
Verizon 3G
1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Nightly rate: $35
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 10

Travels and Travails would stay here again

“Lack-luster camping, but close access to amazing trees”

Reviewed Apr 17, 2019

Overall Rating

Site: Very unlevel Bathroom: Directly behind site. Coin-operated showers. Bears: Bear boxes provided. Elevation: 4628 Occupancy: Two vehicles and eight people. Overflow parking available. Hookups: None, but a dump station is free with camping fee. Pets: Allowed in the campground, fire road and paved roads, but not on trails. Mu... more

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0bars
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CA 29' Starcraft ARone-Max 1 Dodge 3500 dually 4x4
6 reviews
Nightly rate: $33
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 114
“Tight squeez”

Reviewed Nov 28, 2017

Overall Rating

We Had a blast at Big Trees sp. We are weekend warriors so we almost always pack in on Friday evenings which is fine, but pulling 30ft of 5th wheel through the old dim lit park was a bit of a challenge. The pads are kinda short and there were lots of trailers and really nice tow rigs sticking out which only added to the stress of pulli... more

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2bars
Verizon 3G

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Go with the Flo
CA 25' Airstream International
8 reviews
Nightly rate: $33
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 4

Go with the Flo would stay here again

“Camping near the giant sequoias ”

Reviewed Sep 23, 2017

Overall Rating

Camping at the Big Trees is a definite must do. We were able to book a great site last minute. Campground has clean restrooms and lots of shade. We had booked two nights at site 4 in the north grove campground and a 3rd night for site 43. We had to cancel the last night due to the site being terribly sloped and uneven. Many sites marke... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


Camping Calaveras Big Trees State Park

By far the most impressive feature of Calaveras Big Trees State Park are the amazing giant sequoias.  The Discovery Tree, purported to be over 1200 years old, was the first widely publicized disco...

Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • firewood
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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