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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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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Howell, J. n.d. A partial list of plants found on nature trail, Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park. Unpublished manuscript, Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park Archives, Volcano, California, USA. Google Scholar

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At Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, reconstructed bark houses, known as u'macha, are located near the chaw'se and at the village west of the roundhouse. These traditional Miwok homes, eight to fifteen feet in diameter, are built of cedar poles interwoven with …

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Huell Howser visits Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock in Volcano CA 1994

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Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park & Campground is a park and campground favorite! It is located in the Western Sierra Foothills about 12 miles East o...

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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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California State & National Parks have several museums that exhibit California Indian artifacts. A few also have outdoor displays with bedrock mortars. But the best display by far of bedrock mortars is at Indian Grinding Rock State Park, which is listed below under its own heading.The button link immediately below leads to information on a few of the others.

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At Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park we offer 22 campsites for overnight camping. The campground has room for RV's up to 27 feet long while all campsites include a fire ring and a picnic table. We have ADA accessible toilets and showers in the combination buidling located in the campground; showers are token operated and will only work ...

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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 …

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Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, just outside of Jackson, is named for the Chaw'se, the Miwok's name for a grinding rock, a slab of …

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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: This 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 ...

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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: 2020 Top Things to Do in Pine Grove. Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park travelers' reviews, business hours, introduction, open hours. Check out updated best hotels & restaurants near Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park.

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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 …

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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 .

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Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park ©2016 California State Parks. CNPS Chapter: Sierra Foothills. Sources of Native Plants Amador County: El Dorado County: Golden Gecko Garden Center: PROFILE : Garden Valley 95633: Alpine County: Calaveras County . Wild Plants in Amador County. Native Plants, by lifeform Native Plants at the edge of their ...

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Pack a picnic lunch with plenty of water, corral the kids, get your cameras or cell phones, and head to Indian Grinding Rock – a State Historic Park – for a photo treasure hunt adventure you'll never forget.. The Miwok people who once occupied this little valley under the mighty oak trees ground the trees' acorns to flour in naturally occurring mortar holes – depressions in the ...

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Trails make it easy to explore the meadows and surrounding forest of Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park. There are two developed trails in the park: the North Trail, and the South Nature Trail. Click image for larger map The North Trail The North Trail, a one-mile loop, starts near the mus ...

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The Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock State Park is a great place for a nice hike and to take pictures of the wilderness area and the MiWok history. Boasting the largest collection of mortar grinding rocks in Northern California, the hike, the history, and the photo opportunities all come up to a great place to visit.

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Jun 10, 2019· Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, Pine Grove: Hours, Address, Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park Reviews: 45/5 United States ; California (CA), The grinding rocks were amazing to see and read about but the young in the museum explained everything to us She knew everything we asked about...

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Volunteer. Get involved! Become a trained volunteer for Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park. We need your help to lead school tours, staff events, help in the museum store, maintain the native plant garden, and more. For more information, contact Lee Eal at (209) 296-7475 or [email protected].

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COLUMBIA, Calif. – Calaveras Big Trees and Indian Grinding Rock state parks are open for all day-use and overnight recreational activities effective Friday September 18, 2015 after being closed because of the Butte Fire. Day-use and camping opportunities at Calaveras Big Trees will be limited to the North Grove of the park, with the Parkway and South Grove access closed until fire …

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Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park offers 23 campsites for overnight camping, with paved parking, fire rings, picnic tables, food lockers, running water, and restroom facilities with flush toilets and showers. Wood gathering is not allowed, but firewood may be purchased at the park.

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Their past and present collection of many native plants and their environmental management to enhance production have been well recorded (Blackburn Anderson 1993). Nevertheless, asa Miwok ethnobotanical guide to Indian Grinding Rock State park notes, while …

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ndian 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 an ample supply of acorns. The 135-acre park preserves a great outcropping

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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 marbleized slabs of limestone, the largest collection of bedrock mortars in […]

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Parking and public transportation at Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park Like most state parks in the area, Indian Grinding Rock is located too far out of town for public transportation, but offers plenty of parking in well-maintained lots. So plan to drive, but take …

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