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Destination Guide

Destination Guide

There are acres of wilderness in this part of California and plenty of ways to enjoy it. We have information about wildlife in the Mother Lode and what to do if you see a local bear or mountain lion. The Sierra Nevada hills are stunningly beautiful, we never tire of exploring it!

  • Plan your visit here, the “Gateway to California’s Gold Country.”
  • The Mother Lode provides an absolutely beautiful setting for memorable events.

Don’t forget all the local events, including the famous Frog Jump at the Calaveras County Fair and the Motherlode Round-up.

The Mother Lode has an unbeatable combination of breathtaking scenery, thrilling activities, and relaxing hideaways to explore.