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Sonora California is located in the heart of the Historic Gold Country region of the Sierra foothills. Plenty museums & historic parks to explore around the bussling downtown village. The high Sierra's are just up the highway: Hwy 108, dubbed the Sonora Pass w/ rushing rivers, waterfalls, alpine lakes, volcanic & granite scenery.
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elevation: 1826' population: 4,280 zip code: 95370


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Tuolumne County
SE of Sacramento
on Hwy 49 @ jct. Hwy 108



  • backpacking
  • biking
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kayaking
  • caves & caverns
  • mountain biking
  • Horse Pack Trips
  • Snow Skiing - Dodge Ridge
  • Historical Gold Country
  • Wineries
  • Leavitt Falls
  • Sardine Falls
  • horse carriage rides
  • river rafting
  • Back Roads
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Stanislaus National Forest
  • Carson Iceberg Wilderness
  • Emigrant Wilderness
  • Columbia State Historic Park
  • Mokelumne Wilderness
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Tuolumne River
  • Stanislaus River
  • New Melones Lake
  • Tulloch Reservoir
  • Don Pedro Lake
  • Turlock Lake SRA
  • New Hogan Reservoir
  • sonora campgrounds

    Pioneer Trails Group Campground
    Pinecrest Lake Camping
    Calaveras Big Trees State Park
    Turlock Lake Campground
    Coyote Point Campground
    Oak Knoll - New Hogan Reservoir

    tent camping

    Mountain foothills city at the base of the volcanic Sierras; located in the center of Historical Gold Country California.

    nearby towns:
    Angels Camp
    Twain Harte
    Mi Wuk Village
    Long Barn
    Strawberry (El Dorado Co.)
    local links:

    Sonora Chamber of Commerce
    39 North Washington St, Sonora CA 95370

    Tuolumne County Museum
    Calaveras Grown
    Central Sierra Arts Council
    Yosemite Hiking Tours
    Highway Conditions, Snow Sierra Pass
    Sierra Nevada Adventure Company
    Sonora Celtic Faire
    Farmers Market: SAT 8-11AM
    Talulahs Restaurant
    Diestel Turkey Ranch

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