Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 4020
Sonora, CA 95370
Fax: (209) 533-0956
Activities abound in
every season in the Sierra Foothills. In fact, the weather provides for
comfortable swimming in the summer, snowy winter sports, and adventure
on land and water.
- Gold Country
- (866) 280-TOUR
P.O. Box 1382 Angels Camp, CA 95222
Provides scenic cycling experiences in Tuolumne and
Calaveras counties. Many rides are geared for beginning
cyclists, while others will pleasantly challenge
intermediate-level riders. All tours feature a fine midday
meal, experienced guides, and a support vehicle.
- California Gold
- (209) 694-8358,
(866) GOLD CAMP (465-3226)
14833 Mono Way, Sonora, CA 95370. Mailing: P.O. Box
1850, Columbia, CA 95310
Exciting and educational 1-day and overnight programs
for 4th- and 5th-grade classes focusing on the California
Gold Rush and westward pioneer migration in the central
Sierra Nevada foothills!
- California Gold
- (209) 984-4914
11551 Yankee Hill Rd. (Marble Quarry Park), Columbia,
Exciting gold-panning tours at the beautiful Marble
Quarry Park in Columbia. Geologist Joshua J. Vick teaches
the techniques of goldpanning while sharing his knowledge of
gold's interesting history, uses, and properties. A-1
references. Schools, groups, and tour buses welcome.
Prospecting Expeditions and Store
- (209) 984-4653,
18170 Main St., P.O. Box 974, Jamestown, CA 95327
World-famous gold prospecting expeditions. 27-year
local business. Visit gold camp JIMTOWN 1849. Keep all the
gold you find. Custom adventures from family trips to school
groups to helicoptering into the back country. Mining
- Greenhorn Creek
- (888) 736-5900
711 McCauley Ranch Road, Angels Camp, CA 95222
18-hole Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course. Par 72.
Fully equipped golf shop, PGA professionals, a 30-stall
practice facility, snack bar, Camps fine dining restaurant,
and accommodations amidst a spectacular natural setting. $60
weekdays, $75 weekends, includes cart with GPS. Reservations
10 to 90 days in advance.
Springs Golf Club
- (209) 532-1000
17566 Lime Kiln Road, Sonora CA 95370
Championship 18-hole golf course, pro shop, practice
range, and instruction by PGA professional. Open to the
public 7 days a week. Varied terrain, superb condition. Stay
and Play Packages available.
- Phoenix Lake
- (209) 532-0111
21448 Paseo De Los Portales, Sonora, CA 95370
9 holes, pro shop, driving range, snack shop, golf
instruction, tournament groups welcome. Panoramic views with
Sullivan Creek coming into play on numerous holes. Open 7
days a week.
- Pine Mountain
- (209) 962-8638
19928 Pine Mountain Dr., Groveland, CA 95321
Unique private community nestled in the mountains of
Tuolumne County. 18-hole championship golf course,
restaurant, lounge, equestrian center, and campgrounds open
to the public.
- Saddle Creek
- (209) 785-8550,
Golf Shop: 785-3700, (888) 852-5787
1001 Saddle Creek Dr., Copperopolis, CA 95228
Open to the public, 18-hole championship course. Golf
Shop and food service. Ranked in the top five public access
courses in Northern California and Northern Nevada by Golf
Today. Special rates for locals, open 7 a.m. daily.
- Twain Harte
- (209) 586-3131
22909 Meadow Lane, Twain Harte, CA 95383
9 holes, full-service bar, restaurant, pro shop, and
practice putting green. Tournaments and banquets welcome.
- A.N. Fisher &
Co. Stage Line and Livery Stable
- (209) 588-0808
Wells Fargo Building, Main Street, P.O. Box 2106,
Columbia, CA 95310
1856 horse-drawn stage, saddlehorse, and pony rides
through historic mining and wildland area. Open all year.
Group, senior, and off-season discounts available.
- Aspen Meadows
- (209) 965-3402
Aspen Meadows off Crabtree Road. Summer: P.O. Box
1326, Pinecrest, CA 95364. Winter: P.O. Box 3403, Sonora, CA
Pack trip (drop, spot, or extended) of Day Ride (by the
hour, half-day or all-day), novice or seasoned rider.
- Kennedy Meadows
Resort Pack Station, Store, and Restaurant
- (209) 965-3900,
(209) 532-9663 (Winter)
Highway 108 at Kennedy Meadows, P.O. Box 4010, Sonora,
58 miles east of Sonora, off Highway 108. Country
store, gas, fishing gear, day licenses, liquor. Pack trips
to the high country. Day and hourly horseback riding. Open
May 10 - October 10.
- Pine Mountain
Lake Equestrian Center
- (209) 962-8666
13309 Clifton Way, Groveland, CA 95321
Open all year for guided trail rides, lessons,
boarding, stalls, paddocks, pastures, and two arenas.
- Stepping Stone
- (209) 586-7980
22444 N. Knox Rd., Twain Harte, CA 95383
Private horse ranch with family atmosphere. Riding
lessons in 10,000 sq.-ft. covered arena, or trail ride along
historical railroad. Stay overnight in luxurious private
cabin. Beautiful grounds and views. 1 mile from downtown
- Beyond Limits
- (209) 869-6060
(800) 234-RAFT (7238)
P.O. Box 215, Riverbank, CA 95367
Whitewater rafting trips on the Stanislaus, American,
Yuba, and Kaweah Rivers. Packages for overnight trips at
riverfront resort, 1- or 1/2-day trips on all rivers. Group
and family discount coupons available.
- Sierra Mac
- (209) 532-1327,
22890 Schoolhouse Road, P.O. Box 366, Sonora, CA 95370
Over 25 years on the Tuolumne River. Specializes in the
class V Cherry Creek/Upper Tuolumne and the class IV Main
Tuolumne. Deluxe meals, group & youth rates.
March-October. Call for brochure.
- River Journey
- (209) 847-4671,
(209) 847-1300, (800) 292-2938
14842 Orange Blossom Rd., Oakdale, CA 95361
Float 8 miles down the Stanislaus River. Enjoy the
picturesque scenery, exciting riffles, and the challenge of
Class II Russian Rapid.
- (510) 222-5994 or
5225 San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante, CA 94803
Offering California's largest variety of professionally
guided river adventures including the Tuolumne, Merced,
North Fork Stanislaus, and 14 other fantastic rivers
spanning the spectrum from mild to wild (class II to class
- Zephyr River
- (209) 532-6249 or
22517 Parrotts Ferry Rd., P.O. Box 510, Columbia, CA
1/2- to 3-day rafting on the Stanislaus, Tuolumne,
Kings, Merced, and American rivers. Family rates, group
discounts, great food.
- Lake Don Pedro
Marina at Fleming Meadows
- (209) 852-2369,
81 Bonds Flat Road, La Grange, CA 95327
Full-service marina with cafe; stores; motor repair
shop; houseboat, small boat, and PWC rentals; repair yard;
and seasonal swimming lagoon. Launch ramps and campgrounds
are nearby. Open year 'round, closed on Christmas Day. Hours
- Lake Tulloch
- (209) 881-0107,
(800) 894-CAMP (2267)
14448 Tulloch Road, Jamestown, CA 95327
Approximately 15 miles west of Jamestown, off Highway
108/120. Take Tulloch Dam Road to the Lake. Launch ramp,
gas, jet ski, fishing, and ski and pontoon boat rentals.
Store, camping, restaurant, cabins, beach front hook-ups.
- Moccasin Point
- (209) 989-2206,
11405 Jacksonville Road, Jamestown, CA 95327
On the shore of Lake Don Pedro, offering luxury
houseboat, ski boat, jet ski, and deck boat rentals.
Full-service marina with fuel, launch ramp, snack bar, and
store. Open year 'round.
- New Melones Dam
- (209) 536-9094
6850 Studhorse Flat Road, Sonora, CA 95370
The Tuttletown Recreation Area is located on Highway 49
north of Sonora proper. Facilities include 2 public
campgrounds with 320 campsites plus a private marina with
boat rentals. Houseboat rentals are available for weekend,
midweek, and weekly vacations. There are 6 launch ramps with
- New Melones
- (209) 785-3300
6503 Glory Hole Road (P.O. Box 1389), Angels Camp, CA
Full-service marina at the Glory Hole Recreation Area
on Highway 49, south of Angels Camp. Houseboat and boat
rentals, fuel, boat storage, snack bar, and store.
- Dodge Ridge
- (209) 965-3474
Dodge Ridge Rd., P.O. Box 1188, Pinecrest, CA 95364
30 miles east of Sonora on all-weather Highway 108. A
complete winter sports area featuring downhill skiing,
snowboarding, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. 60
runs, 12 lifts, 1,600-foot vertical, 11 km groomed track,
two restaurants, adult and children programs, and rentals.
- Leland High
Sierra Snow Play, Inc.
- (209) 965-4719
P.O. Box 152, Strawberry, CA 95375 (4 miles above
Groomed snowplay hills offer over 12 acres of tubing
terrain for every age. Large lodge with snack bar,
fireplace, restrooms, TV, and a huge sundeck. Free parking!
Rentals available and group rates with reservations.
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