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!