What do breathtaking views, winding trails, and thick forests have in common? Natural Bridges in Calaveras County, that’s what! This incredible preserve offers easy access the beautiful landscape and showcases a stunning natural wonder of the Sierra Foothills. The stunning area is located on the New Melones Lake in Angels Camp, CA, and is open year-round for visitors. What’s the best part about this amazing site? It’s 10 scenic miles from Courtwood Inn!
When planning your trip to California, request a copy of our free Vacation Guide! You’ll find our recommendations on outdoor adventures like the Natural Bridges in Calaveras County, as well as local restaurants, the best wine tours, annual events, and so much more. The guide also includes the detailed descriptions of the rustic guest rooms and suites at Courtwood Inn!
What You’ll Discover at the Natural Bridges in Calaveras County!
With so many outdoor adventures in our area, it may be difficult to decide which journey to pick while you are here. For us, Natural Bridges in Calaveras County is a must! You’re sure to fall in love with the stunning views of our landscape and access to the peace and quiet of the mountains. Check out our insider tips on how to spend the exploring this natural landmark!
Natural Bridges in Calaveras County was not always a tourist destination. In fact, this area was once owned by the Airola family, a pioneer cattle-raising family in Calaveras County. For them, the Natural Bridges was used as a cattle grazing area from 1860 to 1972. Since then, it became a part of the New Melones Lake Project and was opened to the public. It’s now the best place for an easy hike in the Sierra Nevadas and a wonderful sightseeing excursion!
Apart of Natural Bridges in Calaveras County, you’ll find the Nature Bridges Trailhead. This moderate trail offers access a morning or afternoon hike to discover this paradise. You’ll become enthralled by the towering trees, blossoming flowers, and the crisp mountain air on this 2-mile hike. While you trek along these moderate paths, be sure to bring a camera with you to capture the lush beauty of Nature Bridges in Calaveras County.
When you hike along the Natural Bridges Trailhead, you’ll see entrances to the caves scattered throughout the area. These mountainside mysteries offer an amazing opportunity to see something new and incredible. As you venture through each cave, you’re sure to hear the running water and maybe stumble upon the natural spring filling the streams in the caverns. You’re sure to find stunning rock formations as well.
Relax at Courtwood Inn
After spending a day outdoors at Natural Bridges in Calaveras County, reflect on your day at Courtwood Inn. We invite you to browse our selection of beautiful accommodations and hand select the perfect one for your vacation. You’ll delight in our relaxing amenities like relaxing with a glass of wine on our deck overlooking the Sierra Foothills. Our log cabin retreat is the perfect place to spend your next vacation to California, so why wait?
Plan your next getaway to the Sierra Nevada Foothills today!