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Tips for Your Best RV Winter Camping Trip Yet

How to Have the Best RV Winter Camping Trip Ever Vary Your Plans Cold temperatures can take a turn quickly, so you must go prepared. You could get hit with unanticipated bouts of bad weather when you had planned a terrific day out. While that’s a bummer, you should know that relying solely on outside … Continued

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Why Camping is Good For You

Camping Improves Your Sleep Whether you camp in a tent, cabin, or RV, you’ll already know how much better you sleep while you’re camping. According to research from the University of Colorado Boulder, spending a week in nature without artificial lighting can help us to reset our body clocks, allowing us to return to a … Continued

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Wildlife at Gold Country Campground

Wildlife You’re Likely to See Here’s a brief breakdown of all the animals you will have the chance to encounter while out in the wilderness of Pine Grove, as well as some brief information about each: Mammals Black Bear: A medium sized type of bear that will be drawn into smells of food or other … Continued

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How to Enjoy Thanksgiving While Camping

For avid camping fans, it can be a difficult choice deciding between a camping excursion versus staying home on Thanksgiving. Luckily, families can enjoy both a well-prepared Thanksgiving dinner and a camping trip simultaneously with a little creativity and innovation! Tips for Cooking Thanksgiving Dinner Here at Gold Country Campground Resort, we offer a variety … Continued

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Fall in Love with Amador

Enjoy the views, Leaf-Peepers! Autumn is the time when trees turn from green to rich hues of red and gold. Take a trip on Route 88 to see… Hope Valley – Magnificent groves of Quaking Aspen surround this beautiful alpine valley. Woodfords Canyon – Follow the tumbling Carson River’s West Fork from Hope Valley to … Continued

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Amador County is Old Vine Country

What is Zinfandel Zinfandel is the Croatian name for a dark blue, almost black grape with a crazy ripening pattern. Grapes that are so ripe they have turned to raisins will be in the same bunch as grapes that are still green. The Italians call this grape ‘Primitivo.’ You will call it jammy, robust, and … Continued

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Endless Summer – Keep COOL in California Heat Wave

More Cooling Water Nearby White Pines Lake – Beautiful li’l lake nearby too. White Pines Lake is just about an hour from Gold Country in Arnold, California. It’s a hidden gem of a water hole with hiking, Frisbee golf, and even a rope swing. Karen A says, “White Pines Lake is a great place to … Continued

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Treasure Hunt Beneath the Trees – An Outdoor Adventure

Start your Treasure Hunt Adventure by choosing one of these trails… The North Trail, a one-mile round-trip, starts near the museum. It traverses the ridge surrounding the meadow, passes by the old farm site, crosses the creek and continues to the reconstructed Miwok village site before returning to the museum by way of the roundhouse … Continued

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Miniature Golf – Not Just For Amateurs Anymore

Whether you are a grown-up or a not-quite-grown-up, get started on being a Mini-Master with these tips… Use your own putter. You’re already used to it and it’s the right length for your height. Read the instructions printed on the score card. You can save yourself penalty strokes by knowing exactly how far you can … Continued

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