Calaveras has been a major tourist attraction since 1852, when the existence of giant sequoias was first widely reported, and is considered the longest continuously operated tourist facility in California. Calaveras became a State Park in 1931 to preserve the North Grove of giant sequoias.

Calaveras Big Trees SP is located 4 miles northeast of Arnold, California in the Sierra Nevada in Calaveras County.
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