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More Than You Can Bear: Bears in Gold Country!

August 30, 2019

We’ve talked about places you can visit and things to do when you’re visiting us at the Gold Country Campground Resort, but bears in Gold Country are something you might want to avoid! However, they are here, so we thought we would discuss a little about them. California Bears in Gold Country What to do … Continued

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Gold Mining in Gold Country

August 16, 2019

We’ve discussed a few of the great gold mines you can visit in the area while you’re staying with us at the Gold Country Campground Resort. Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park is a good place to experience the gold mining history that existed here. After all, Gold Country in the Golden State, fits the … Continued

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Going to Downtown Sacramento

July 26, 2019

We love the rugged outdoors and the historic area of the country in which we live, and we think you’ll enjoy it to, which is why we spend so much time talking about all the great things to do near Gold Country Campground. Downtown Sacramento, California’s capitol, is only about 57 miles away and offers … Continued

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Ride the Rails at the California State Railroad Museum

July 12, 2019

California State Railroad Museum The California State Railroad Museum was opened in 1976 and is a large and popular visitor destination, attracting more than 500,000 people every year. The museum uses stimulating exhibits, docents, and restored locomotives to show the amazing history of rails in California and the West in 225,000+ square feet of exhibit … Continued

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Mercer Caverns

June 29, 2019

The caverns also boasted the skeletal remains of an extinct Sierra Ground Sloth! Because of that and the caverns themselves, the spot quickly became a point of interest and welcomed tours. In 1985, the caverns were designated a Point of Historical Interest by the State of California. Mercer Caverns Tours The main draw of visiting … Continued

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Time to Change Murphy’s Law

June 20, 2019

What to do? Murphys is a community with a whole host of things to do. You’ve got a lot of options for places to eat that are sure to please anyone’s palate. Speaking of your palate, what do you think of wine tasting? Murphys is home to over two dozen family-owned and operated wineries. Many … Continued

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Gold Country Fishing

May 30, 2019

When you’re staying at Gold Country Campground, you’re spoiled for options when it comes to things to keep you active. However, what if you don’t want to be all that active? What if you want an activity that’s incredibly relaxing yet at the same time can net you a great meal? If you haven’t caught … Continued

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The Empire Mine

May 17, 2019

It may seem like we talk about mines a lot here at Gold Country Campground, but that’s hardly surprising. When you’re staying with us, you’re likely to be interested in some of the amazing things the area has to offer, and our rich history of mining is one of those things. Where else in the … Continued

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All the Way to Yosemite National Park

April 24, 2019

There are a ton of things to do when you’re staying at Gold Country Campground, most of which are nearby. However, we thought we’d talk about another experience that might be bucket list material if you are visiting California. If you’ve never been to Yosemite National Park, about a three-hour drive from Gold Country Campground, … Continued

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The Black Chasm in Gold Country

April 10, 2019

There are so many places to visit in Gold Country that we could talk about them endlessly. However, we realized that one of the places to visit here, is but a short drive away. Just past Indian Grinding Rock in nearby Volcano, you’ll discover a truly underground experience, near Gold Country Campground, the Black Chasm! … Continued

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