Angels Camp

In 1864, Mark Twain wrote his first successful short story, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Angels Camp became linked with frogs apparently for all time. Today this Gold Rush town’s population is about 3,000. Its main industry is tourism which boasts such attractions as caverns for public viewing, challenging … [Read more...]

Angels Creek

This creek crosses the downtown area of Angels Camp at the intersection of Highways 4 and 49. … [Read more...]

Utica Park

Utica Park is the heart of this little community, hosting a lot of events throughout the year, most popular being the annual Frog Jumping Contest. It is home to a playground, a Mark Twain statue and a monument commemorating the victims of the 1889 Utica mining disaster. Utica Park, Angels Camp Angels Camp City Hall 209-736-2181 … [Read more...]