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Twain Harte, CA

Local Attractions

There are many things to do in and around Twain Harte while staying at El Dorado Motel.


  • Enjoy free Concerts in the Pines which are held at the Eproson Park on weekends from 6pm-8pm. (Walking)


  • Enjoy free Movies in the Pines which are held at the Eproson Park on Fridays from 8pm-10pm. (Walking)



  • Play a great round of Golf at the Twain Harte Golf Course opposite the motel.



  • For family fun, visit the Miniature Golf course. (Walking)



  • Try your luck at the Black Oak Casino ( 6.7 miles)



  • Hike and bike many of the well- marked trails and see spectacular vistas, unique geological formations, wild flower, sparking lakes, and countless miles of streams and rivers of the Stanislaus National Forest.


Ski & Snow Play

  • Dodge Ridge (20 mile) is famous for skiing, snowboarding, cross country ski and snow shoeing. Catch a ride on the SkiBus to Dodge Ridge.
  • Leland High Sierra Snow Play (25 mi.) for great sledding and tubing.
  •  Long Barn Ice Skating (8 mi.) in Long Barn for ice skating.


Horseback Riding

Go horseback riding through the Emigrant Wilderness for a day or a week! Riding stables and tour guides are for hire at Aspen Meadows Pack Station (17 mi) or Kennedy Meadows (54 mi).

Boating & fishing


  • Pinecrest Lake (20 mi),
  • Beardsley Reservoir (26 mi)
  • New Melones Lake (30 mi), 
  • Lake Tulloch (38 mi)
  • Lake Don Pedro (41 mi), 
  • Beardsley Reservoir (26 mi) 


Rafting


  • Zephyr Whitewater Expedition 
  • Sunshine Rafting Adventures.


Gold Panning


  • Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in Jamestown: This Railtown and its historic locomotive &railroad cars have appeared in over 200 movies and TV productions. Enjoy a six mile , 40 minutes roundtrip ride through the rolling Sierra Nevada foothills, pulled by a vintage steam locomotive.


  • Columbia State Historic Park (9 miles) Take a step back in time. Experience the sights and sound s of a living gold rush town.


California Caverns

  • Moaning Cavern and Zipline Adventure (25 miles) is famous for a descent deep underground as well as their zipline adventure park.


  • Mercer Cavern (31 miles) Is famous for enormous variety of beautiful and unusual natural crystalline formation of all sizes, textures and shapes.


National Forest

  • Stanislaus National Forest


National Park

  • Yosemite National Park (West Entrance (Hwy 120) 60 miles )


Ranches

  •  Cover's Apple Ranch 6 miles , 15 min - Famous for their fresh pies, restaurant, train rides and farm petting    zoo for children.
  • Sierra Glen Apple Ranch 6 miles, 15 mi.