Venue Rentals

Special Events & Venue Rentals

Couple poses for wedding photos at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Photo by K. Kendall, Sunshine PhotographyWeddings. Family reunions. Scouting trips. Picnics. These are just some of the reasons people choose to host a special event at Calaveras Big Trees. By far though, the most popular are weddings. 

We are proud to offer several spectacular outdoor areas for your private function; however, our primary objective is the preservation of the culturual and natural resources for the enjoyment of all people. 

Please contact Rachel Mauer at Inside Jack Knight Hall Decorated for an Event. Photo courtesy of Calaveras Big Trees Association or call (209) 795 - 2334 for details about venue rentals and a copy of the Special Events Guide. 


Big Trees Venue Locations

Discovery Tree "Big Stump"
Standing Sentinel Tree
Sentinel Picnic Area
Jack Knight Hall
Jack Knight Hall Group Picnic Area
Campfire Center/Amphitheater
Education Center's Ralston Classroom
Beaver Creek Picnic Area

Special Event Permit Application 

Events may be scheduled between May 1 and Nov 1, and reservations for events may be made up to one year in advance. Permits are not issued for holidays or holiday weekends. 


*Wedding photos courtesy of Katie Kendall, Sunshine Photography