Plan Ahead for a Fabulous Spring!

Tucked away in Twain Harte, California, the McCaffrey House is perfect destination all year-long. Here, we get mild winters with snowfall that’s picturesque but not disruptive and warm summers that get just the right touch of cool mountain winds. It’s a place where you constantly want to head outdoors and bask in the Sierra Nevada wilderness and the mountainous backdrops. Here’s just a few of our favorite outdoor activities when staying at McCaffrey House to enjoy:sierra mountains bicycling

  • Boating & Fishing. There are several great lakes and streams to enjoy in and around Twain Harte. Enjoy boating and fishing in the High Sierras throughout the year as well as clear blue mountain lake swimming in the summer. Nearby river rafting is also available for the more daring of heart.
  • Horseback Riding. Nearby Stanislaus National Forest features over 400 miles of forested trails, 800 miles of rivers and streams, and several key base camp sites. While the area is open for mountain biking and snowmobile, people come from throughout the region to enjoy the forest’s wild beauty by horseback. Local Twain Harte riding stables also offer guided tours throughout the nearby Emigrant Wilderness area.
  • Gold Panning & Backpacking. Take a step back in time and experience outdoor California as the first US settlers did: with a backpack and gold pan. You can choose to either do this solo or join a local outfitting group like the Gold Prospecting Adventures in Jamestown. See how the pros do and add a working mine tour to your travel itinerary.

And this is just the start! Twain Harte is also close to the Dodge Ridge Winter Sports Area where there’s a whole host of outdoor snow sport opportunities waiting for you. Staying at McCaffrey House offers a great jumping platform and home base location for the many varied activities in and out-of-town. Contact us today to learn more and to book your next stay!

By |2019-03-06T23:35:03-07:00February 20th, 2019|McCaffrey House Bed & Breakfast Inn, Things to Do|Comments Off on Plan Ahead for a Fabulous Spring!


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.