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Guidebook for Murphys

Jennifer
Jennifer
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Jennifer

Guidebook for Murphys

Food Scene
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Grounds
402 Main Street
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This restaurant has great French bistro style food with great cocktails.
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V restaurant & Bar
402 Main Street
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This restaurant has great French bistro style food with great cocktails.
They have wonderful baked goods and coffee. Everything from freshly baked hamburger buns to bagels to cookies. They're coffee is very good too.
Aria
458 Main St
They have wonderful baked goods and coffee. Everything from freshly baked hamburger buns to bagels to cookies. They're coffee is very good too.
Outstanding Italian fare and great local wine list.
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Sarafina's Italian Kitchen
794 California 4
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Outstanding Italian fare and great local wine list.
They have good tacos and pizzas in a relaxed environment. They also have a vegan impossible burger on offer.
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Firewood
420 Main Street
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They have good tacos and pizzas in a relaxed environment. They also have a vegan impossible burger on offer.
Great outdoor patio with misters in the summer. Rob's has great food including vegan and vegetarian options or meat for the carnivores. Super nice people here.
Rob's Place
140 Main St
Great outdoor patio with misters in the summer. Rob's has great food including vegan and vegetarian options or meat for the carnivores. Super nice people here.
Great pizza! We love the veggie pizzas and the meatball pizza. They have a salad bar and games for the kids.
Mike's Pizza
294 South Main Street
Great pizza! We love the veggie pizzas and the meatball pizza. They have a salad bar and games for the kids.
This place where do I begin... They have the BEST apple cider donuts, wonderful homemade fruit pies, baked apples, apple cider, frozen apple cider pops in summer, produce, jams, nuts. It's the perfect roadside attraction. Don't miss this.
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Red Apple
4950 CA-4
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This place where do I begin... They have the BEST apple cider donuts, wonderful homemade fruit pies, baked apples, apple cider, frozen apple cider pops in summer, produce, jams, nuts. It's the perfect roadside attraction. Don't miss this.
This place has great burgers and homemade potato chips. Try the jalapeno bacon as an add on.
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The Lube Room Saloon
19777 Greenley Rd
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This place has great burgers and homemade potato chips. Try the jalapeno bacon as an add on.
A must stop on Main Street for cupcakes. They won the show Cupcake Wars.
Lila & Sage - Cake & Catering Co.
219 Main Street
A must stop on Main Street for cupcakes. They won the show Cupcake Wars.
Great full service cafe. Friendly staff. They hand roast all of their coffees on-site in a 25-pound “San Franciscan” model roaster named “Roxy.”
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Gold Country Roasters
78 Scott Street
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Great full service cafe. Friendly staff. They hand roast all of their coffees on-site in a 25-pound “San Franciscan” model roaster named “Roxy.”
In a town dedicated to wine, this a beer lover's gem. They have innumerable list of beers and ciders on offer with great sandwiches and wraps. There have a great patio and garden area behind the Hovey winery. Tuesday nights they host a fun trivia game.
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Murphys Pourhouse
350 Main St
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In a town dedicated to wine, this a beer lover's gem. They have innumerable list of beers and ciders on offer with great sandwiches and wraps. There have a great patio and garden area behind the Hovey winery. Tuesday nights they host a fun trivia game.
A great little place around the corner from Murphys Getaway. We always order the Vietnamese dishes. The vermicelli noodle salad (bun) and fresh rolls are highly recommended.
Asian Cafe
64 Mitchler St
A great little place around the corner from Murphys Getaway. We always order the Vietnamese dishes. The vermicelli noodle salad (bun) and fresh rolls are highly recommended.
Great covered patio facing Main Street so you can people watch as you dine on creative California cuisine dishes and enjoy local wines. Many options for meat eaters, vegetarians and vegans! There something tasty for everyone.
Murphys Grille
380 Main St
Great covered patio facing Main Street so you can people watch as you dine on creative California cuisine dishes and enjoy local wines. Many options for meat eaters, vegetarians and vegans! There something tasty for everyone.
Hands down best country breakfast. If you have kids, try to get the table located inside a Conestoga wagon. It is only open for breakfast and lunch.
Hillbillies Restaurant
Hands down best country breakfast. If you have kids, try to get the table located inside a Conestoga wagon. It is only open for breakfast and lunch.
The smell of freshly made waffle cones immediately greets you when you walk in to JoMa's. So many great flavors of ice cream and sorbets.
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JoMa's Artisan Ice Cream
386 Main St
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The smell of freshly made waffle cones immediately greets you when you walk in to JoMa's. So many great flavors of ice cream and sorbets.
Delicious handmade candies made on site at this old-fashioned candy shop. The Nelson family has owned this candy store for five generations. They have fudge, licorice, candied apples, and every confection you can imagine. My favorite is the chocolate pine nut roll. I never go to Columbia without stopping here. There is also a location on Main Street in Murphys.
Columbia Candy Kitchen Inc
Delicious handmade candies made on site at this old-fashioned candy shop. The Nelson family has owned this candy store for five generations. They have fudge, licorice, candied apples, and every confection you can imagine. My favorite is the chocolate pine nut roll. I never go to Columbia without stopping here. There is also a location on Main Street in Murphys.
A quaint tea house with fabulous homemade salads, quiches, tea sandwiches, pasties, and soups. Their fresh bread is heavenly. They always have a tea of the day special. Great to sit outside on the patio on a warm day. All the splendor of Afternoon Tea in a rustic Gold Rush environment.
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Columbia Kate's Teahouse
22727 Columbia Street
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A quaint tea house with fabulous homemade salads, quiches, tea sandwiches, pasties, and soups. Their fresh bread is heavenly. They always have a tea of the day special. Great to sit outside on the patio on a warm day. All the splendor of Afternoon Tea in a rustic Gold Rush environment.
They have 40 draft beers and great pub food. The menu changes regularly. There are game consoles for the kids, an honor ice cream bar, and beautiful wooden picnic style tables. They have a great patio out back too.
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The Watering Hole
223 Big Trees Road
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They have 40 draft beers and great pub food. The menu changes regularly. There are game consoles for the kids, an honor ice cream bar, and beautiful wooden picnic style tables. They have a great patio out back too.
Drinks & Nightlife
The Saloon at the hotel is a must for understanding and experiencing historic Murphys. This bar takes you back in time and the barkeeps are great.
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Murphys Historic Hotel
457 Main Street
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The Saloon at the hotel is a must for understanding and experiencing historic Murphys. This bar takes you back in time and the barkeeps are great.
Complimentary Public Tour available all year Wednesday – Sunday at 1:30 pm. Guests meet in the Tasting Room. They also have a deli, beautiful gardens, and Gold Rush Heritage museum. You must stop there to see the 44 pound gold nugget on display.
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Ironstone Vineyards
1894 6 Mile Road
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Complimentary Public Tour available all year Wednesday – Sunday at 1:30 pm. Guests meet in the Tasting Room. They also have a deli, beautiful gardens, and Gold Rush Heritage museum. You must stop there to see the 44 pound gold nugget on display.
Twisted Folk concert series is held at the concert venue in Vallecito, CA between Murphys and Angels Camp. There is also a large tasting room there at the vineyard. Seating is “festival style“: once you have your wristband, wander over to the stage area and choose your spot. Even for a full event there are no “bad seats” – there is a great view of the stage from all locations, not to mention a great view of the surrounding countryside! Please bring your own blanket or chair to sit on. Murphys Getaway provides 4 low back chairs for concerts in the area. Just return them to the house when you're done.
Twisted Oak Winery
4280 Red Hill Road
Twisted Folk concert series is held at the concert venue in Vallecito, CA between Murphys and Angels Camp. There is also a large tasting room there at the vineyard. Seating is “festival style“: once you have your wristband, wander over to the stage area and choose your spot. Even for a full event there are no “bad seats” – there is a great view of the stage from all locations, not to mention a great view of the surrounding countryside! Please bring your own blanket or chair to sit on. Murphys Getaway provides 4 low back chairs for concerts in the area. Just return them to the house when you're done.
Twisted Oak Winery Murphys Tasting Room
363 Main St
Stevenot Winery
458 Main St
Great venue for summer concerts. Please bring your own blanket or chair to sit on. Murphys Getaway provides 4 low back chairs for concerts in the area. Just return them to the house when you're done.
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Ironstone Amphitheatre
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Great venue for summer concerts. Please bring your own blanket or chair to sit on. Murphys Getaway provides 4 low back chairs for concerts in the area. Just return them to the house when you're done.
Slot machines starting at a penny denomination, smoke-free room, table games, poker room etc. The casino obviously offers gambling, but there is also a fantastic family section with a 24 line bowling alley and arcade. The restaurant next to the bowling alley has superb nachos. The new 2018 Westside Pavilion Amphitheater has a great summer concert series. Please bring your own blanket or chair to sit on. Murphys Getaway provides 4 low back chairs for concerts in the area. Just return them to the house when you're done.
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Black Oak Casino Resort
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Slot machines starting at a penny denomination, smoke-free room, table games, poker room etc. The casino obviously offers gambling, but there is also a fantastic family section with a 24 line bowling alley and arcade. The restaurant next to the bowling alley has superb nachos. The new 2018 Westside Pavilion Amphitheater has a great summer concert series. Please bring your own blanket or chair to sit on. Murphys Getaway provides 4 low back chairs for concerts in the area. Just return them to the house when you're done.
The new 2018 Westside Pavilion Amphitheater has a great summer concert series. Please bring your own blanket or chair to sit on. Murphys Getaway provides 4 low back chairs for concerts in the area. Just return them to the house when you're done.
Westside Pavilion
17807 Tuolumne Rd
The new 2018 Westside Pavilion Amphitheater has a great summer concert series. Please bring your own blanket or chair to sit on. Murphys Getaway provides 4 low back chairs for concerts in the area. Just return them to the house when you're done.
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Snowshoe Brewing Company
2050 CA-4
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Organic apple orchards and hard cider and brandy distillery. You enter the beautiful property through a covered bridge. There are picnic grounds, hiking trails and a gift shop.
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Indigeny Reserve
14679 Summers Lane
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Organic apple orchards and hard cider and brandy distillery. You enter the beautiful property through a covered bridge. There are picnic grounds, hiking trails and a gift shop.
Entertainment & Activities
The Angels Theater originally opened in 1924 and is still showing movies daily. They have a friendly staff and reasonable prices in the snack bar. We highly recommend it.
Angels Theatre
1228 South Main Street
The Angels Theater originally opened in 1924 and is still showing movies daily. They have a friendly staff and reasonable prices in the snack bar. We highly recommend it.
They offer rentals for Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing, Sledding & Tubing with groomed sledding hills with picnic tables and benches near by for seating. In the summer they switch gears with bike, flatwater kayak and stand-up paddle board rentals, sales, and repair, retail clothing and accessories, mini-mart, fishing and camping supplies.
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Bear Valley Adventure Company
1 Bear Valley Road
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They offer rentals for Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing, Sledding & Tubing with groomed sledding hills with picnic tables and benches near by for seating. In the summer they switch gears with bike, flatwater kayak and stand-up paddle board rentals, sales, and repair, retail clothing and accessories, mini-mart, fishing and camping supplies.
Held the 3rd weekend every May. One of the longest running events in California dating back to 1893. This is a treasure of an old county fair where you can experience the Frog Jump made world famous by Mark Twain. There's yummy food, carnival rides, live music, exhibits, livestock and a rodeo. This is fun for the whole family.
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Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee
2465 Gunclub Road
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Held the 3rd weekend every May. One of the longest running events in California dating back to 1893. This is a treasure of an old county fair where you can experience the Frog Jump made world famous by Mark Twain. There's yummy food, carnival rides, live music, exhibits, livestock and a rodeo. This is fun for the whole family.
zip lining and spelunking
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Moaning Caverns Adventure Park
5350 Moaning Cave Road
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zip lining and spelunking
Essentials
This is a full service family owned market with deli, meat market, cheese, salad bar, local wines, propane, ice. Everything you would need for grocery needs.
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Sierra Hills Market
117 CA-4
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This is a full service family owned market with deli, meat market, cheese, salad bar, local wines, propane, ice. Everything you would need for grocery needs.
Chevron
Shell
organic produce, bulk bins, health food
Sierra Hills Natural Foods
117 CA-4
organic produce, bulk bins, health food
Arts & Culture
Great local history museum. Gold rush history of the Queen of the Sierra. Guided walking tours of the town’s many historic buildings are conducted every Saturday at 10:00 a.m., starting in front of the Old Timers Museum on Main Street.
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Old Timers Museum
470 Main Street
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Great local history museum. Gold rush history of the Queen of the Sierra. Guided walking tours of the town’s many historic buildings are conducted every Saturday at 10:00 a.m., starting in front of the Old Timers Museum on Main Street.
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Angels Camp City Museum
753 South Main Street
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Gold Rush history
COLUMBIA MUSEUM
11256 State St
Gold Rush history
Parks & Nature
Big Trees is a must see year round - guided tours on Saturdays. The North Grove of the Sequoias is easily accessed from the parking lot at the Visitors Center. The dogwoods blooming in spring is not to be missed. In winter, the Warming Hut is a great place to warm up by a roaring fire on a cold day, and enjoy a complimentary hot beverage (tea, coffee, cider, or cocoa) served by friendly Docents. The Warming Hut is also the place to borrow snowshoes for a North Grove Guided Hike, if there is sufficient snow on the ground. (Our snowshoes are available only for guided tours; we do not rent them.) The Warming Hut is normally open Saturdays & Sundays, with some additional days around holidays
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Calaveras Big Trees State Park
1170 California 4
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Big Trees is a must see year round - guided tours on Saturdays. The North Grove of the Sequoias is easily accessed from the parking lot at the Visitors Center. The dogwoods blooming in spring is not to be missed. In winter, the Warming Hut is a great place to warm up by a roaring fire on a cold day, and enjoy a complimentary hot beverage (tea, coffee, cider, or cocoa) served by friendly Docents. The Warming Hut is also the place to borrow snowshoes for a North Grove Guided Hike, if there is sufficient snow on the ground. (Our snowshoes are available only for guided tours; we do not rent them.) The Warming Hut is normally open Saturdays & Sundays, with some additional days around holidays
A popular spot for outdoor activities, such as boating and hiking in the summer, and snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and skiing in the winter
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Lake Alpine
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A popular spot for outdoor activities, such as boating and hiking in the summer, and snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and skiing in the winter
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Natural Bridges Trailhead
6850 Stud Horse Flat Road
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Located in the heart of the California Mother Lode, Columbia State Historic Park is a living gold rush town featuring the largest single collection of existing gold rush-era structures in the state. Visiting Columbia is like traveling back in time to the sights, smells, and sounds of a nineteenth century mining town—merchants dressed in 1850’s attire, a whiff of coal smoke from the blacksmith shop, and the rumble of a stagecoach pulling into town! Spend the day enjoying fun activities for the whole family. Pan for gold, explore exhibits, ride the stagecoach, discover unique shops, and learn about the rich history of the California gold rush. Don't miss the Columbia School House up the hill
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Columbia State Historic Park
11255 Jackson Street
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Located in the heart of the California Mother Lode, Columbia State Historic Park is a living gold rush town featuring the largest single collection of existing gold rush-era structures in the state. Visiting Columbia is like traveling back in time to the sights, smells, and sounds of a nineteenth century mining town—merchants dressed in 1850’s attire, a whiff of coal smoke from the blacksmith shop, and the rumble of a stagecoach pulling into town! Spend the day enjoying fun activities for the whole family. Pan for gold, explore exhibits, ride the stagecoach, discover unique shops, and learn about the rich history of the California gold rush. Don't miss the Columbia School House up the hill
3rd largest reservoir in California where you can enjoy miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, fishing, swimming, boating and boat rentals, kayaking, rock climbing, wildlife viewing and stargazing.
New Melones Lake Park Administration and Visitor Center
3rd largest reservoir in California where you can enjoy miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, fishing, swimming, boating and boat rentals, kayaking, rock climbing, wildlife viewing and stargazing.
Angels Creek Trail: 2.5 miles | 4.0 kilometers | moderate Buck Brush Loop: 1.3 miles | 2.1 kilometers | easy Carson Creek Trail: 2.3 miles | 3.7 kilometers | moderate Frontier Trail: 2.0 miles | 3.2 kilometers | moderate Gold Rush Trail: 2.2 miles | 3.5 kilometers | moderate Tower Climb: 1.3 miles | 2.1 kilometers | challenging
Glory Hole Recreation Area
Angels Creek Trail: 2.5 miles | 4.0 kilometers | moderate Buck Brush Loop: 1.3 miles | 2.1 kilometers | easy Carson Creek Trail: 2.3 miles | 3.7 kilometers | moderate Frontier Trail: 2.0 miles | 3.2 kilometers | moderate Gold Rush Trail: 2.2 miles | 3.5 kilometers | moderate Tower Climb: 1.3 miles | 2.1 kilometers | challenging
You can ride the historic steam train on the weekends and take a tour of the roundhouse where they have historic locomotives/cars and movie props. The Sierra Railroad property and engines have been featured in over 200 westerns and TV shows including High Noon, Petticoat Junction, Bound for Glory, Unforgiven, Rawhide, Gunsmoke, and the list goes on.
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Railtown 1897 State Historic Park
10501 Reservoir Road
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You can ride the historic steam train on the weekends and take a tour of the roundhouse where they have historic locomotives/cars and movie props. The Sierra Railroad property and engines have been featured in over 200 westerns and TV shows including High Noon, Petticoat Junction, Bound for Glory, Unforgiven, Rawhide, Gunsmoke, and the list goes on.
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Yosemite Valley
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Arnold Rim Trail http://arnoldrimtrail.org/ The northern terminus of the Arnold Rim Trail is at the Sierra Nevada Logging Museum in the community of White Pines. From the museums parking lot, look for the start of the trail across the adjacent gravel road. The first mile is paved and gently graded for wheelchair accessibility. To get here:From eastbound Highway 4 in Arnold, veer left onto Blagen Road just past the Chevron gas station. Follow Blagen Road for approximately one mile through the community of White Pines. Turn left on Dunbar Road, following signs for Hazel Fisher School and Logging Museum. Just past White Pines Lake, turn right at the giant pencil that marks the Logging Museum
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Arnold Rim Trail Head
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Arnold Rim Trail http://arnoldrimtrail.org/ The northern terminus of the Arnold Rim Trail is at the Sierra Nevada Logging Museum in the community of White Pines. From the museums parking lot, look for the start of the trail across the adjacent gravel road. The first mile is paved and gently graded for wheelchair accessibility. To get here:From eastbound Highway 4 in Arnold, veer left onto Blagen Road just past the Chevron gas station. Follow Blagen Road for approximately one mile through the community of White Pines. Turn left on Dunbar Road, following signs for Hazel Fisher School and Logging Museum. Just past White Pines Lake, turn right at the giant pencil that marks the Logging Museum
While the PCT is best known for its long-distance backpacking opportunities by the infamous thru-hikers, a number of great day hikes are available from the two trail heads at Ebbetts Pass. Ebbetts Pass to Upper Kinney Lake (north) - a 6 mile loop to and from Upper Kinney Lake Ebbetts Pass to Noble Lake (south)- an 8 mile loop to and from Noble Lake To get here: From Murphys, Calif. head east on California Highway 4 to Ebbetts Pass. The PCT trail head is just on the east side of the pass on the south side of the highway. A limited number of short-term spaces for day users only are available at the north trail head. More day parking at southern trail head.
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Pacific Crest Trail
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While the PCT is best known for its long-distance backpacking opportunities by the infamous thru-hikers, a number of great day hikes are available from the two trail heads at Ebbetts Pass. Ebbetts Pass to Upper Kinney Lake (north) - a 6 mile loop to and from Upper Kinney Lake Ebbetts Pass to Noble Lake (south)- an 8 mile loop to and from Noble Lake To get here: From Murphys, Calif. head east on California Highway 4 to Ebbetts Pass. The PCT trail head is just on the east side of the pass on the south side of the highway. A limited number of short-term spaces for day users only are available at the north trail head. More day parking at southern trail head.
While the Pacific Crest Trail is best known for its long-distance backpacking opportunities by the infamous thru-hikers, a number of great day hikes are available from the two trail heads at Ebbetts Pass. Ebbetts Pass to Upper Kinney Lake (north) - a 6 mile loop to and from Upper Kinney Lake Ebbetts Pass to Noble Lake (south)- an 8 mile loop to and from Noble Lake To get here: From Murphys, Calif. head east on California Highway 4 to Ebbetts Pass. The PCT trail head is just on the east side of the pass on the south side of the highway. A limited number of short-term spaces for day users only are available at the north trail head. More day parking at southern trail head.
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Ebbetts Pass
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While the Pacific Crest Trail is best known for its long-distance backpacking opportunities by the infamous thru-hikers, a number of great day hikes are available from the two trail heads at Ebbetts Pass. Ebbetts Pass to Upper Kinney Lake (north) - a 6 mile loop to and from Upper Kinney Lake Ebbetts Pass to Noble Lake (south)- an 8 mile loop to and from Noble Lake To get here: From Murphys, Calif. head east on California Highway 4 to Ebbetts Pass. The PCT trail head is just on the east side of the pass on the south side of the highway. A limited number of short-term spaces for day users only are available at the north trail head. More day parking at southern trail head.
Sightseeing
Discovered in 1885 by Walter J. Mercer. There are a total of 440 steps, 208 down into the caverns and 232 up out of the caverns. It is worth EVERY step. Don't miss the world famous and rare Aragonite flos ferri that won them a Grand Prize at the 1900 Paris World Exposition.
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Mercer Caverns
1665 Sheep Ranch Road
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Discovered in 1885 by Walter J. Mercer. There are a total of 440 steps, 208 down into the caverns and 232 up out of the caverns. It is worth EVERY step. Don't miss the world famous and rare Aragonite flos ferri that won them a Grand Prize at the 1900 Paris World Exposition.