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Bucolic beauty envelops the small, unincorporated town of Arnold, California. Resting at the center of the 400-mile Sierra Nevada mountain range, Arnold is a breath, sigh, and smile of fresh air. Testaments to this are the mild summer temperatures, a close proximity to stunning natural wonders, and the overall seclusion of Arnold’s favored attractions.


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Ebbett's Pass

Ebbett's Pass is a National Scenic Byway that covers 61 miles of Highways 4 and 89. Enjoy spectacular views as you drive along the Sierra Nevada mountains. Be sure to pack your camera as sightings of bald eagles are not unheard of, in addition to volcanic peaks, sparkling alpine lakes, verdant meadows, and more.
Adresse: California State Route 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 4789

Sierra Nevada Logging Museum

Visitors can experience the history of the logging industry in the Sierra Nevada as it evolved from its inception in the 1800s. Its history extends to before the discovery of gold until present day, allowing for a wealth of knowledge. Become versed in the local cultural, environmental, and even economic impact of the logging communities nestled along the Sierra Nevada, a region alive with history.
Adresse: 2148 Dunbar Road, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 6782
Åpningstider: Thu-Sun 12pm-4pm

Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Giant sequoia trees and mixed conifer forests draw countless nature enthusiasts each year. Calaveras has been a State Park since 1931, when it became apparent that the beautiful North Grove needed preserving. The Grove features the wondrous "Discovery Tree" (also known as the "Big Stump"). which was the first Sierra redwood noted by Augustus T. Dowd in 1852. Guided tours are offered on Saturdays.
Adresse: 1170 California 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 2334
Åpningstider: Sunrise until sunset. Camping takes place from March until November.

Stanislaus National Forest

Stanislas National Forest, located fewer than two miles from Arnold, is nature at its most pristine. Camping, fishing, and traveling along the Stanislaus River are quite popular. People also take to hiking and horseback riding as additional activities.
Adresse: 19777 Greenley Road, Sonora
Telefon: +1 209 532 3671


There are several wineries in Calaveras County and in Northern California, many of them located just off of Scenic State Highway 4. Wine tasting tours are available. Excitation awaits your palate at the Foothills, where wine is always in season.
Adresse: 15 Ernest Street, Murphys
Telefon: +1 866 806 9463

Angel's Camp City Museum

What better place to learn about the gold mining history of the City of Angels Camp than on the site of the Angels Mine? The museum is located on a 3-acre site and dedicates collections of gold country history spanning Angels Camp and the Mother Lode region. Discover wagons, carriages, indoor and outdoor exhibits, as well as ranching and artisan exhibits.
Adresse: 753 South Main Street, Angels Camp
Telefon: +1 209 736 2963
Åpningstider: Thu-Mon 10am-4pm

Bear Valley Resort

Bear Valley Mountain and Village is a family-friendly skiing and snowboarding resort community located off of Scenic Highway 4. The sports and lodging hotspot is enveloped by both the Sierra Nevada mountain range and two of California's largest federally designated wilderness areas. Take advantage of 1,680 acres of ski and board terrain, over 70 trails, 2 terrain parks, and 1,900 vertical feet. Other activities include hiking, fishing, cycling, rock climbing, kayaking, camping, and more.
Adresse: 2280 State Route 207, Bear Valley
Telefon: +1 209 735 2301

California Cavern

Originally named Mammoth Cave, California Cavern has been a popular attraction in Calaveras County since 1850. They specialize in 1-hour walking tours and caving expeditions through California's longest cave system. Tours are milder than the expeditions, which vary in difficulty and length.
Adresse: 9565 Cave City Road, Mountain Ranch
Telefon: +1 866 762 2837
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 10am-4pm

Columbia State Historic Park

Take a trip back in time to California's Gold Rush era with a half hour drive from Arnold to Columbia, where the business district has been preserved. Travel back in time to the 1850s, where miners jostled with entrepreneurs and town residents. Ride a 100 year-old stagecoach, pan for gold, and explore the working businesses of Columbia, California.
Adresse: 11255 Jackson Street, Columbia
Telefon: +1 209 588 9128

Goldrush Originals

Find out why Americans made the westward trek to California when you learn to pan for gold yourself. You and your group will be supplied with all the tools you'll need to pan, as well as teach you the ancient method. Prospecting is certainly an adventure to be shared among the masses.
Adresse: 1227 South Main Street, Angels Camp
Telefon: +1 209 736 0044

White Pines Lake and Park

White Pines Park and Lake, adjacent to the town of Arnold on scenic Ebbett's Pass, provide families with a multitude of outdoor recreational opportunities. The lake itself is quite the hidden gem: plan a picnic by the lakeside for a lazy Sunday. For those seeking an active weekend, take to White Pines Community Park for BBQs, paths, a playground, a group area, a beach, and a softball field.
Adresse: White Pines Road, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 4789

Arnold Rim Trail

Hike, mountain bike or ride horseback through the Sierra Nevada Mountains utilizing this trail system that continues to grow to connect the communities along Ebbett's Pass. Discover the stunning vistas and panoramic views of Mt. Diablo in the East Bay Area, to snowy Mt. Lyell on the eastern slopes of the Sierras near Yosemite. Descend into canyons of streams and enjoy the shade of cedar, pine, fir, and oak forests.

Railtown 1897 State Historic Park

Rides on steam locomotives are available on the weekends, and guided and self-guided tours help you explore the shops and roundhouse. They have been in continuous operation since 1897. Come and explore the home of the "Movie Star Locomotive" Sierra No. 3.
Adresse: 18115 5th Avenue, Jamestown
Telefon: +1 209 984 3953
Åpningstider: (April-October) Daily 9:30am-4:30pm. (November-March) Daily 10am-3pm

Mercer Caverns

A magnificent part of California natural history since its discovery in 1885, Mercer Caverns is home to a wealthy variety of natural cave formations. Visitors are invited to take a tour of the Caverns and view a variety of stalactites, stalagmites, draperies, columns, flowstone, helictites, and soda straws. Gaze upon delicate aragonite crystal formations at one of the cavern's deepest points, for which Mercer Caverns won a Grand Prize at the 1900 Paris World Exposition.
Adresse: 1665 Sheep Ranch Road, Murphys
Telefon: +1 209 728 2101
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 10am-4:30pm

Moaning Cavern Adventure Park

Take a guided tour of Moaning Cavern or get a rush from the rope rappel or caving adventures. Zip lines, climbing and searching for gold and gemstones are other activities offered. Embark on an underground walking tour, or race to the top of a 32-foot tall custom climbing tower with 10 routes and an automatic belay system.
Adresse: 5350 Moaning Cave Road, Vallecito
Telefon: +1 866 762 2837
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 10am-4pm. Sat-Sun 9am-5pm

El Vaquero

Authentic Mexican cuisine is not as far away as you would expect while vacationing in the Sierra Nevada. Begin your meal with a selection of appetizers, spanning the Sampler that features flautitas, quesadilla strips, nachos or the garlic shrimp. Refresh your thirst with a glass of Horchata (homemade rice water), Sangria, or any one of their imported Mexican beers. Entrees include local favorites such as the chicken mole, fajitas, casuelitas, homemade pork tamales, tacos, enchiladas and burritos.
Adresse: 925 Highway 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 3303
Åpningstider: Daily 11am-9pm

Giant Burger

This family-owned restaurant gives you just what you would expect: giant burgers served up with all the fixings. An Arnold tradition for decades, Giant Burger features both breakfast and lunch menus. Each is served with your choice of delicious shakes, malts, floats, or hot chocolate. After your meal, enjoy a soft served cone.
Adresse: 846 Highway 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 1594
Åpningstider: Sun-Thu 7:30am-7pm. Fri-Sat 7:30am-8pm

Arnold Chinese Restaurant

Visitors can indulge in their favorite Chinese dishes knowing they are reasonably-priced and freshly-prepared. Arnold Chinese Restaurant is a family-run establishment, ensuring a family-friendly environment for all. Beer and wine are available upon request.
Adresse: 2182 Highway 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 6368
Åpningstider: Mon-Thu 11am-8:30pm. Fri-Sat 11am-9pm. Sun 11am-8pm

Round Table Pizza

Round Table Pizza uses dough prepared fresh every day in each of its locations throughout the western United States. Along with traditional pizza favorites, they also serve "Premium Specialty Pizzas," "Create Your Own Pizzas," "Artisan Flatbreads," appetizers, fresh salads and sandwiches. Weekly specials are offered on menus.
Adresse: 2182 Highway 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 0193

Sarafina's Italian Kitchen

Sarafina's is always packed and for good reason. Their dishes live up to the standards of even the most discerning lover of Italian cuisine. Fine dine in a casual setting to a menu of homemade classics like pasta, chicken, veal, steak, and seafood.
Adresse: 794 Highway 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 9858
Åpningstider: Wed-Sun 5pm-9pm

Big Trees Market & Deli

Big Trees is a grocer with a deli and bakery with sandwiches, hot food, and baked goods prepared daily. Browse through an enticing selection of fine cheeses before exploring their full-service meat and fish counter. They also boast of some of the finest wines in Calaveras.
Adresse: 2182 Highway 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 3868
Åpningstider: Sun-Thu 8am-8pm. Fri-Sat 8am-9pm

Snowshoe Brewing Company

In addition to its primary and specialty beers, Snowshoe Brewing Company's restaurant serves a varied menu and offers take and bake pizza. Select from a menu showcasing a variety of appetizers, salads and main course entrees, from prime rib to nachos. Buffalo wings, rib baskets, potato skins, and calamari strips are appetizer features. Burgers and sandwiches highlight the "Big Trees Burger" (served on grilled Parmesan bread with grilled onions), the Cajun and Teriyaki sandwiches, and Mexican grill specialties. Check out their vegetarian menu as well.
Adresse: 2050 Highway 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 2272
Åpningstider: Tue-Sun 11:30am-8pm. Mon 4pm-8:30pm

Alchemy Café

Bold, flavorful dishes are brought to you by Chef Jason Wright. The adjacent market features an array of unique gifts, including local wines. Lunch menus include salads, small plates, sandwiches, and larger plates. Dinner features shareable starters, small plates, and larger plates. An "Early Bird" menu is available via the Sierra Sunset Menu, as well as Kid's menu. A wide selection of wine and bottled, draft, and reserved beer is available. Wake up with coffee or espresso.
Adresse: 191 Main Street, Murphys
Telefon: +1 209 728 0700
Åpningstider: Sat-Sun 10:30am-8pm. Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 11am-8pm


Classy but casual defines Firewood, which offers three menus: pizza, burgers, and Mexican cuisine. Quick service is king with quality ingredients. Choose from items such as tacos, burritos, hamburgers, ribs, and more.
Adresse: 420 Main Street, Murphys
Telefon: +1 209 728 3248
Åpningstider: Daily 11am-9pm

Grounds Restaurant

Casual yet upscale dining in the heart of downtown Murphys serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Elegance comes served with each meal, from the Belgian waffles at breakfast, to the filet mignon with prosciutto at dinner. The ambiance is quite romantic while maintaining a welcoming atmosphere for all.
Adresse: 402 Main Street, Suite A, Murphys
Telefon: +1 209 728 8663
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 7am-10:30pm. Sat 7am-11:15pm. Sun 8am-11:15pm

Murphys Hotel Restaurant

Classic American dishes prepared superbly in its beautiful dining room are what bring guests to the restaurant at the historic Murphys Hotel. Succulent and award-winning prime rib, rack of lamb, filet mignon, and their famous fried chicken beckon. As a traditional dinner house, they are also renowned for their Caesar salad, creme brulee, and chocolate pudding.
Adresse: 457 Main Street, Murphys
Telefon: +1 209 728 3444
Åpningstider: Sun-Thu 7am-3pm and 5pm-9pm. Fri-Sat 7am-3pm and 5pm-10pm

Bristol's Ranch House Cafe

For a great, hearty breakfast before a day of hiking, Bristol's is definitely the place to go. Favorites for adults include the corned beef hash and chicken fried steak. Kids look to fun plates like the Mickey Mouse pancakes.
Adresse: 961 Highway 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 2091
Åpningstider: Mon-Tue 6am-2pm. Thu-Sun 6am-2pm

Ironstone Vineyards

If you get hungry while you are on your tour of the winery or visiting the Heritage Museum, Ironstone Vineyards has a deli that is open for lunch every day. From their grand location, Ironstone serves gourmet sandwiches, delicious daily specials, garden fresh salads, homemade desserts and more. The 42-foot tall fireplace adds a touch of heritage class to every meal and glass of wine enjoyed.
Adresse: 1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys
Telefon: +1 209 728 1251
Åpningstider: Daily 11am-3pm

Bistro Espresso

Bistro Espresso is a great place to stop for a quick cup of coffee when shopping at the market. Free WiFi complements each cup of Joe while you're here, and the frappes are a local favorite. Warm baked goods are made fresh daily.
Adresse: 2182 Highway 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 5656
Åpningstider: Daily 6am-6pm

Aria Bakery

Sweet and savory decadent delights are made fresh from scratch daily. In addition to pastries and breads, Aria serves paninis. Northwest espresso is always the drink of the day, pairing nicely with an assortment of croissants, danish, bagels, tarts, pies, cookies, cream puffs and eclairs, among other things.
Adresse: 458 Main Street, Suite B, Murphys
Telefon: +1 209 728 9250
Åpningstider: Wed-Thu, Sun 6am-4pm. Fri-Sat 6am-5pm

Gold Country Roasters

Gold Country Roasters roasts all of its coffee onsite, and if you miss it when you return home you can order it online. From espresso drinks, brewed coffee, and frappes, to tea, fruit smoothies, and locally made baked goods, Gold Country certainly has it all. Premium chocolate confections are there for your sweet tooth, too.
Adresse: 78 Scott Street, Suite A, Murphys
Telefon: +1 209 728 8634
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 7am-5pm. Sat 8am-5pm. Sun 8am-4pm

Pickle Patch

A favorite local lunch spot in San Andreas serving homemade sandwiches, soups, salads. Breakfast is also served. They were voted the "Best of Calaveras" by the readers of the Calaveras Enterprise.
Adresse: 577 West Saint Charles Street, San Andreas
Telefon: +1 209 754 1978
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 7:30am-2:30pm

Caffe Blossom

Caffe Blossom only serves organic, fair trade coffee. Choose from a menu of coffees, espresso drinks, frappes, and smoothies, as well as breakfast sandwiches, quiche, fritattas, pastries, and bagels. Alcoholic drinks are available.
Adresse: 23063 Fuller Road, Twain Harte
Telefon: +1 209 586 9347
Åpningstider: Daily 8am-4pm

Sky High Pizza & Pub

The name does not lie. Sky High Pizza and Pub is located at 7,100 feet, where patrons have a whole new perspective on delicious food and good times. In addition to a menu of pizza and Mexican cuisine, Sky High has an assortment of cocktails and draft beers.
Adresse: 3 Bear Valley Road, Bear Valley
Telefon: +1 209 753 2050
Åpningstider: Fri-Sat 5pm-9pm

V Restaurant, Bistro & Bar

Michael and Melissa Ninos invite guests to the upscale, yet approachable experience of V. The menus flow with the seasons and fresh ingredients, while menus of cocktails, wine, and beer are sure to please any palate. Enjoy a piece of European class in beautiful California.
Adresse: 402 Main Street, Murphys
Telefon: +1 209 728 0107
Åpningstider: (Bistro) Daily 11:30am-8:30pm. (V Restaurant) Wed-Sun 5:30pm-closing. (Bar) Open until late.

St. Charles Saloon

The St. Charles Saloon has a history extending back to 1861 - stop in to get a feel for an old-time wild west saloon. The Saloon has hot dogs, nachos, sarsaparilla, soft drinks, and most importantly, billiards.
Adresse: 22801 Main Street, Columbia
Telefon: +1 209 533 4656

Diamondback Grill

Adjacent to the Diamondback Grill and located in a Gold Rush era building, the wine bar offers a robust selection of local California wines. Find a varied flight of wine that is paired with the perfect morsel. They even hold tasting events with winery representatives and tasting classes.
Adresse: 93 South Washington Street, Sonora
Telefon: +1 209 532 6661
Åpningstider: Tue-Thu 5pm-9pm. Fri-Sat 5pm-9:30pm

Snowshoe Brewing Company

In addition to its primary and specialty beers, Snowshoe Brewing Company's restaurant serves a varied menu and offers take and bake pizza. Select from a menu showcasing a variety of appetizers, salads and main course entrees, from prime rib to nachos. Buffalo wings, rib baskets, potato skins, and calamari strips are appetizer features. Burgers and sandwiches highlight the "Big Trees Burger" (served on grilled Parmesan bread with grilled onions), the Cajun and Teriyaki sandwiches, and Mexican grill specialties. Check out their vegetarian menu as well.
Adresse: 2050 Highway 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 2272
Åpningstider: Tue-Sun 11:30am-8pm. Mon 4pm-8:30pm

Zucca Mountain Vineyards

Zucca Mountain Vineyards comes highly recommended for those seeking fine wines, especially Italian varietals. The tasting room is rustic and warm, with friendly staff and owners.
Adresse: 431 Main Street, Murphys
Telefon: +1 209 728 1623
Åpningstider: Daily 12pm-5pm

Marisolio Tasting Bar

Sample award-winning olive oils produced by Mary Lou Schuster from organic olives grown in her own orchard. Customers are given the unique opportunity to savor 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oils, whole fruit and herb fused olive oils, as well as balsamic vinegars from select artisans. Marisolio is located from the Historic Murphys Hotel.
Adresse: 488 Main Street, Suite 101, Murphys
Telefon: +1 209 728 8853
Åpningstider: Daily 10am-5pm

Fine Things

Fine Things is a gift shop operated by two friends that specializes in unique and artistic gifts. Find a diverse selection of jewelry, home decor, and gifts that inspire. Whether quirky or conventional, you'll find it here.
Adresse: 1276 Oak Circle, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 1811
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 11am-4pm

Arnold's Clothing & Boot Co.

Arnold Clothing is the local supplier of popular brands like Carhartt, Timberland and Redwing. They have become a premier boutique for menswear: now men have a destination for all their adventure-wear needs. In addition to the aforementioned brands, Arnold Clothing offers Jersey, Izod, Ultra Club, Fruit of the Loom,, Levis, Dockers, and Sierra Pacific.
Adresse: 1137 Highway 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 890 7203

Ebbett's Pass Sporting Goods

Anything you might need to enjoy the outdoors of Calaveras County, including ski and snowboard rentals and fishing gear. They are a full-line sporting goods store, providing everything from ping pong balls to tennis rackets, carrying major brands.
Adresse: 925 State Route 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 1686
Åpningstider: Daily 8:30am-5:30pm

Sierra Nevada Adventure Co. & Gear Rentals

Rent or buy products for all types of summer and winter outdoor recreational activities, like skiing, kayaking, climbing and hiking. SNAC Arnold extends its weekend hours during the winter to accommodate visitors of the Bear Valley Ski Resort. This ensures that all of your downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and trail skiing needs are met.
Adresse: 2293 Highway 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 9310
Åpningstider: (Winter) Mon-Fri 9am-6pm. Sat-Sun 8am-6pm

Stories In Stones

Stories In Stones supplies other retailers with gems and stones. Their store also sells jewelry, fossils, and minerals. You can even schedule an appointment with the owners for one of their educational seminars to learn how precious metals and gems are formed.
Adresse: 1249 South Main Street, Angels Camp
Telefon: +1 209 736 1300
Åpningstider: Sun-Fri 10am-5:30pm

The Rusty Knife

The Rusty Knife specializes in sharpening blades used by hunters and professionals in all crafts. They also have a selection of high-end cutlery and firearms for sale. The Rusty Knife is indeed fine cutlery.
Adresse: 2275 Highway 4, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 0444
Åpningstider: Sun-Sat 10am-5pm

The Spice Tin

You may finally be able to give up your search for that special spice when you walk through the doors of The Spice Tin. In addition to a large variety of spices from around the world, they sell special spice blends. Bring something new and exciting home to your kitchen.
Adresse: 457 North Algiers Street, Murphys
Telefon: +1 209 728 8225
Åpningstider: Daily 11am-5pm

Firefall Jewelers

Firefall Jewelers is a locally-owned jewelry boutique where you can find one of a kind pieces. Wedding sets, designer collections, time pieces, ladies' and men's jewelry, and more are found. Repairs are also performed onsite.
Adresse: 1259 South Main Street, Angels Camp
Telefon: +1 209 736 1550


Modesto City-County Airport Modesto City-County Airport (MOD) in Modesto, California is 73 miles from Arnold. MOD receives flights from Reno-Tahoe International Airport and San Francisco International Airport. United Airlines (SkyWest) currently offers round-trip flights to San Francisco (SFO) daily. Ground transportation to and from MOD is offered through car rental companies Hertz and Avis, with some hotels offering a shuttle service to registered guests. Taxi operators and limousine services may be summoned via telephone near the baggage claim area in the terminal.
Adresse: 617 Airport Way, Modesto
Telefon: +1 209 577 5319

Public Transport

Arnold is accessible via the Calaveras Transit, which provides bus routes throughout Calaveras County. Public transportation services are Monday through Friday, with the exception of observed federal holidays. The regional service connects all Calaveras County communities with out-of-county destinations, such as Jackson and Sonora.
Adresse: 750 Industrial Way, San Andreas
Telefon: +1 209 754 4450


Murphys Taxi Service +1 209 795 7777 49er Cab +1 209 984 3333


United States Postal Service
Adresse: 997 Blagen Road, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 1006


Meadowmont Pharmacy
Adresse: 2182 California 4 c230, Arnold
Telefon: +1 209 795 1155


Country code: +1 Area code: 209

Time Zone

Arnold is located in the Pacific time zone, and all times are reflected in Pacific time.


110-volt requiring a two-pronged plug. Transformers are sold at most major electronics and retail stores.