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Sierra Nevada Logging Museum

2148 Dunbar Rd, Arnold, CA 95223, USA

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About Sierra Nevada Logging Museum

This is a museum dedicated to preserving the history of logging in the Sierra Nevada region. This Museum tells the history of loggers and logging-related industries in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California.



Attractions near Sierra Nevada Logging Museum

Calaveras Big Trees State Park3.33km from Sierra Nevada Logging Museum

Calaveras Big Trees State Park is a state park of California, preserving two groves of giant sequoia trees. It has been a major tourist attraction since 1852, when the existence of the trees was first widely reported, and is considered the longest continuously operated tourist facility in California.

Mercer Caverns17.27km from Sierra Nevada Logging Museum

This is a show cave located in Calaveras county. It is named after the gold prospector Walter J. Mercer who discovered the caves around 1885 and filed a claim. It is formed in a marble unit known as the Calaveras Formation. It also contains a large display of aragonite frostwork. The standard tour of the cave descends 160 feet, 208 steps down and 232 up in a traverse between the natural and an artificial entrance.

Moaning Caverns Adventure Park24.34km from Sierra Nevada Logging Museum

Moaning Caverns is a solutional cave located in Calaveras County, California, near Vallecito, California in the heart of the state's Gold Country. It is developed in the marble of the Calaveras Formation. It was discovered in modern times by gold miners in 1851. One can visit this place and can understand the things in this cave. not at all a tour, it is a little bit adventurous too.

Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark30.92km from Sierra Nevada Logging Museum

Black Chasm Cavern is a cave nestled in the hamlet of Volcano, located in Amador County, California. It is a dissolution cave, formed by sulfuric acid resulting from Geo-thermal hydrogen sulfide reacting with down-moving oxygenated surface water.

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park31.34km from Sierra Nevada Logging Museum

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is a California State Park, preserving an outcropping of marbleized limestone with some 1,185 mortar holes This is the largest collection of bedrock mortars in North America. The park is nestled in a little valley. This museum within the park grounds features a variety of exhibits and a vast collection of Sierra Nevada Indian artifacts.

Kennedy Gold Mine Tours39.68km from Sierra Nevada Logging Museum

The Kennedy Gold Mine is a gold mine in Jackson, California, one of the deepest mines on the Mother Lode. It closed in 1942 and together with nearby Argonaut Mine. It has since been re-opened as a tourist attraction.

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Calaveras is the Spanish word for skulls; the county was reportedly named for the remains of Native Americans discovered by the Spanish explorer Captain Gabriel Moraga.