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About the Park . Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park (IGR) is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills 12 miles east of Jackson, CA. The park nestles in a little valley 2,400 feet above sea level with open meadows and large valley oaks that once provided the Native Americans of this area with an ample supply of acorns.

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46 reviews of Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park "So we drive up, it's a self register park. Grab the envelope, stuff $6 in it, fill out the BS on the front and put the parking permit on the dash. Then we pull into the parking lot. Soaring trees and the sounds of nature surround us. I'm immediately transported to a simpler time, free of all the annoyances of modern life.

Indian Grinding Rock State Park: A Hidden Historic

A visit to Indian Grinding Rock State Park on a crisp, clear fall day makes a great outing. Adults and children alike will enjoy the many interesting sites, the most famous being the grinding stones. An astonishing 1,135 holes pepper the surface of the

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park - Hipcamp

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park (IGR) is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills 12 miles east of Jackson, CA. The park nestles in a little valley 2,400 feet above sea level with open meadows and large valley oaks that once provided the Native Americans of this area with an ample supply of acorns.

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, a California ...

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills eight miles east of Jackson. The park nestles in a little valley 2,400 feet above sea level with open meadows and large valley oaks that once provided the native Americans of this area with an ample supply of acorns.

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Indian Grinding Rock State Park is one of the best locations to view the diverse bird population in the area. A bird list is available at the museum but consider bringing a bird book or printing informative sheets about the different species online before your trip to aid in bird-watching. The specific species vary seasonally but include ...

Grinding Rock State Park - Holes - YouTube

Aug 24, 2009 · Spent the day checking out Grinding Rock State Park. Here are some of the holes that the native americans used to grind acorns.parks.ca.gov/defa...

Indian Grinding Rock - Campsite Photos, Camping Info ...

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park Overview. Indian Grinding Rock Campground has 22 campsites and is nestled in a forest of pine, cedar and oak trees. It’s a short walk to the ‘grinding rock’. The campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs (up to 27 feet).

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Indian Grinding Rock South Nature Trail is a 0.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pine Grove, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running and is accessible year-round. Length 0.9 miElevation gain 88 ftRoute type Loop.

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Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills eight miles east of Jackson. The park nestles in a little valley 2,400 feet above sea level with open meadows and large valley oaks that once provided the native Americans of this area with an ample supply of acorns. The park was created in 1968 and preserves a great outcropping of marbleized limestone with some ...

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46 reviews of Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park "So we drive up, it's a self register park. Grab the envelope, stuff $6 in it, fill out the BS on the front and put the parking permit on the dash. Then we pull into the parking lot. Soaring trees and the sounds of nature surround us. I'm immediately transported to a simpler time, free of all the annoyances of modern life.

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Indian Grinding Rock Campground. Indian Grinding Rock Campground is part of Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park near the town of Pine Grove along Highway 88 in Amador County. The 135-acre park includes open meadows and valley oaks, once a popular camping area for Native Americans.

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Feb 17, 2020 · Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is a nice California state park that preserves a large rock used by Native Americans for food grinding and which as over 1,000 mortar holes. Located 5 minutes from Black Chasm Cavern, Grinding Stone State Park shows the history of the Native Americans in this area and is a great quick stop, here is all ...

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Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park contains 1,185 granite bedrock mortars, which is the largest collection of mortars in North America. Chaw’se Regional Indian Museum features a variety of exhibits and an outstanding collection of Sierra Nevada Indian artifacts, including those from Northern, Central, and Southern Miwok, Maidu, Konkow ...

Indian Grinding Rock SHP | Chaw'se Association

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is located 8 miles east of Jackson, California, in the Sierra Nevada foothills. The beautiful 135-acre park, with its open meadows and large valley oaks, is a living history of the Miwok populating the area. Chaw'se is the only State Park in Amador County.

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May 16, 2016 · California State Park. Write a Review. 20445 Wild Iris Lane Pine Grove, CA 95665 209-296-7488 Official Website. GPS: 38.421, -120.643. Indian Grinding Rock State Park. Indian Grinding Rock State Park Indian Grinding Rock State Park. Upload Photos View 20 Photos. Overview.

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Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills eight miles east of Jackson. The park nestles in a little valley 2,400 feet above sea level with open meadows and large valley oaks that once provided the native Americans of this

Indian Grinding Rock State Park: A Hidden Historic

A visit to Indian Grinding Rock State Park on a crisp, clear fall day makes a great outing. Adults and children alike will enjoy the many interesting sites, the most famous being the grinding stones. An astonishing 1,135 holes pepper the surface of the

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park | Sierra

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills, eight miles east of Jackson. The park is nestled in a small valley 2,400 feet above sea level with open meadows and large valley oaks that once provided Native Americans with

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park | Gold Country

About Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park. The park is in the Sierra Nevada foothills. It features open meadows and large valley oaks and was designated a state park in 1968. The park contains the Grinding Rock, bark houses, acorn granaries, a game field and the Ceremonial Round House. The park is open from sunrise to sunset every day of ...

Chaw'se Indian Grinding rock State Historic Park

Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills eight miles east of Jackson. Picnicking, Hiking, Camping are available. The park nestles in a little valley 2,400 feet above sea level with open meadows and large valley oaks that once provided the native Americans of this area with an ample supply of acorns.

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At Indian Grinding Rock State Park there are both family picnic sites and a group site. A group picnic area with a shade ramada near the grinding rock can accommodate large groups (up to 150 persons). Reservations for the area are not accepted. A small family-type

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park - Hipcamp

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park (IGR) is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills 12 miles east of Jackson, CA. The park nestles in a little valley 2,400 feet above sea level with open meadows and large valley oaks that once provided the Native Americans of this area with an ample supply of acorns.

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park 14881 Pine Grove ...

Indian Grinding Rock State Park is one of the best locations to view the diverse bird population in the area. A bird list is available at the museum but consider bringing a bird book or printing informative sheets about the different species online before your trip to aid in bird-watching. The specific species vary seasonally but include ...

Indian Grinding Rock | California State Capitol Museum

Each year California Indians gather at Capitol Park’s grinding rock to honor the oak tree and its food-producing ability. They conduct centuries-old ceremonies to pay tribute to their ancestors as well as present-day and future Indian people through dance, song, and prayer. In their homes California Indians still prepare and eat acorn mush ...

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Mar 02, 2020 · The largest collection of bedrock mortars in North AmericaChaw'se Indian Grinding Rock

Up and Over Carson Pass

Campgrounds are spread all along the pass from Indian Grinding Rock State Park near Pine Grove all the way up the pass and across into Hope Valley and down the West Carson River. Most campgrounds are first come, first served, although there are several where you can make reservations. A few private campgrounds are found along the pass, too.

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Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is located eight miles east of Jackson on Highway 88 East. For more information or to confirm hikes, campfire

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Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park (IGR) is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills 12 miles east of Jackson. The park nestles in a little valley 2,400 feet above sea level with open meadows and large valley oaks that once provided the native Americans of this area with an ample supply of acorns. The park was created in 1968 and preserves a great outcropping of marbleized limestone with ...

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will be visiting a park outside of this season, it is best to contact the park ahead of time to inquire if they are providing programs during the time you will be vi siting the park. County Park Phone . Alpine Grover Hot Springs State Park (SP) 530-694-2248 . Amador Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park