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Volcano, California

Volcano CA is registered Historical Landmark & the first observatory in California was constructed here in 1860. Stanislaus National Forest is full of of ancient volcanoes. The geological Sierra Nevada Mountains, close to the Sonora Pass Hwy. 108. Indian Grinding Rock Park (aka Indian Grinding Stone) State Historical Park is in this vicinity. Great Gold Country camping all around here! Gorgeous country with lotsa geology.
elevation: 2053'
population: 200
zip code: 95689


mountain foothills with oaks & pines

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Amador County
E of Jackson
on Hwy 49 near jct Hwy 88



  • wineries
  • backpacking
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • horseback riding
  • river rafting
  • river kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • museums
  • caves & caverns
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Indian Grinding Rock SHP
  • El Dorado National Forest
  • Stanislaus National Forest
  • Soldiers Memorial Park
  • Sutter Creek
  • Mount Zion Lookout Tower
  • Mokelumne River
  • Black Chasm Cavern
  • Chaw Se' Roundhouse
  • McLaughlin's Daffodil Hill
  • description:
    Small mining town w/ residential neighborhoods, in the Sierra Nevada mountains, in Historic Gold Country, California. Museums downtown, historic markers, hiking, fishing, mountain biking. Rural residential on outskirts.

    nearby towns:
    Amador City
    Sutter Creek


    Volcano, California

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