ABOUT THE AREA

McCaffrey House, located above the picturesque town of Twain Harte, is an ideal destination for four season travelers. Explore the magnificent Sierra High Country and California's Mother Lode.

Many visitors come to Tuolumne County for the amazing outdoor recreational opportunities: hiking, biking, fishing, river rafting, camping, gold panning, skiing, snowboarding, sightseeing. With Yosemite such a short distance away, this is the perfect destination for outdoor adventurers.

Allow your mind to wander into yesteryear as you see such place names as Chinese Camp, French Flat, Poverty Hill, and Mi Wuk Village. Highway 120 offers year-round access to Yosemite National Park. Our county features Yosemite's Tuolumne Meadows – exquisitely beautiful! The Emigrant Wilderness encompasses several thousand square miles. The elevation ranges from 1,405 feet in Jamestown to 9,628 feet at Sonora Pass. With a population under 60,000 residence, Tuolumne County is one of the least populated counties in California.