Welcome to Calaveras County & South Gold Country

The southern region of Gold Country is hot as blazes in the summer so cruising through its historic Gold Rush hubs will demand more than one stop for ice cream. The tall tales of yesteryear come alive here through the region’s infamous former residents: author Mark Twain, who got his start writing about a jumping frog contest in Calaveras County, and Joaquin Murrieta, a controversial symbol of the lawlessness of the... Read More

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