Visitor Center

5 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Visitor Center
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use

Document Description
The Department of Parks and Recreation (California State Parks) proposes to construct a Visitor Center on the grounds of Calaveras Big Trees State Park. The following is a summary of the proposed work: - Construct a permanent, accessible visitor center of approximately 7000 sf; - Install a new trailhead / assembly area adjacent the proposed visitor center; - Improve the parking area to include four Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) spaces, including one van accessible space, 79 standards spaces and three bus parking spaces; - Remove approximately four trees of no more than 30" diameter at breast height to accommodate visitor center and utility replacement; Provide utility connections to the new visitor center including water, sewer, electricity, telephone, environmental control, security / fire alarm, and telecommunications infrastructure; and - Provide low-maintenance, native plant landscaping around visitor center, over trenching areas, adjacent to pathways, and all areas disturbed by construction.

Contact Information
Patti DuMont
Department of Parks and Recreation
Lead/Public Agency
Northern Service Center One Capitol Mall, Suite 500
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 445-9081


Cross Streets
State Hwy 4
State Highways
Big Tree Creek
Other Location Info
Park Unit: Calaveras Big Trees State Park District: Central Valley City: Arnold

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
Visitor Center
Project Issues
Aesthetics Cultural Resources Septic System
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB) Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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