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Historically known as Murphys New Diggings, then Murpy's Camp, it goes by much more. Murphy's is a gem of a small town is located in the Gold Rush region of California, on Highway 4. Plenty forest to explore, including the giant trees of Calaveras, as well as some caves & caverns. Wild west town, with mining history, stage coach stops, commerce, museums, restaurants and village shops.
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elevation: 2711' population: 1,995 zip code: 95247


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Calaveras County
E of Angles Camp
on Hwy 4



  • backpacking
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • village shops
  • caves & caverns
  • river rafting
  • parades
  • street fair
  • saloon
  • historic downtown
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Caleveras Big Trees State Park
  • Stanisalus National Forest
  • Carson Iceberg Wilderness
  • Mokelumne Wilderness
  • Emigrant Wilderness
  • Old Schoolhouse
  • murphys campgrounds

    Big Meadow Campground
    Calaveras Big Trees State Park
    Oak Knoll Camp @ New Hogan

    tent camping

    Small historic mining camp, community in Gold Country, at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Tons of trees, residential homes, natural caves, creeks & ranch lands

    nearby towns:
    Angels Camp
    San Andreas
    local links:

    Murphys Business Association

    Murphys Creek Theatre
    The Garden in Murphys
    California Caverns
    Sierra Nevada Adventure Company
    Ironstone Amphitheatre
    Murphys Irish Day

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