Explore Tuolumne County

Learn about the heart of the historic California Gold Rush countryside

Railtown 1897 State Historic Park is located in Tuolumne County, the heart of the historic California Gold Rush countryside. The region's colorful past dates from times prehistoric, and today is home to a wide variety of natural and man-made wonders.

Tuolumne Attractions

Located along Highway 49, Tuolumne County boasts quaint Gold Rush towns, wineries, wide-open countryside, and the high-country of the spectacular Sierra Nevada.

Explore popular attractions nearby, including the Gold Rush towns of Jamestown and Sonora, Columbia State Historic Park, Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Yosemite National Park and scenic underground caverns. A variety of quality restaurants, lodging, antique stores, wineries, specialty shops, as well as summer and winter recreation are within a short drive of Railtown 1897 State Historic Park. Ski resorts, rugged mountain roads and a drive over the Sierra on Highway 108 - the majestic Sonora Pass - offers something for everyone.

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