Great Places for Nature Lovers in Amador County

Amador County, California is a great place for nature lovers. Whether you enjoy hiking, boating, or an assortment of other outdoor activities, Amador County is a place where fans of the outdoors can have a great time. Here are just some of the places you will likely want to visit on your trip to the area:

Black Chasm Cavern

Open year-round, Black Chasm Cavern is a National Natural Landmark, as designated by the National Park Services in 1976. A 50-minute guided tour is offered of the cave. Visitors will see stalagmites, stalactites, and even helictites. Helictites are only found in about five percent of caves but are seen in abundance in Black Chasm Cavern. Visitors can also enjoy walking the Zen Garden Nature Trail, where they can learn a little about the history of the area. Gemstone mining is another popular activity you can enjoy at Black Chasm Cavern.

Kirkwood Mountain Resort

No matter the time of year, there is always something to do at Kirkwood Mountain Resort. Winter brings skiing and snowboarding. Hiking, biking, horseback riding, and disc golf are all summer activities that can be enjoyed on the mountain and the surrounding area. The trails’ difficulty rating ranges from easy all the way to advanced, allowing hikers and bike riders of all abilities the opportunity to enjoy the mountain at their own ability level.

Water Sports

If you are a fan of water sports, there are many opportunities to enjoy fishing, boating, swimming, and other water activities in Amador County. Some places, such as Bear River Lake, even offers opportunities for water skiing.

Of course, these are just a few of the local places nature lovers enjoy. If you need a place to spend the night, contact us. You have the choice of two queen-sized beds, one king-sized bed, or one queen-sized bed with a kitchenette.