Bear Valley is a friendly and relaxing High Sierra escape located in the beautiful Central Sierra Mountains. Nestled off Scenic Highway 4 in the spectacular Stanislaus National Forest, this year-round destination offers activities from relaxation to extreme adventure in every season. Whether you’re looking to get your heart racing or to just slow down and savor the Sierra, Bear Valley is the perfect destination to enjoy the outdoors as Mother Nature intended.
As one of Northern California’s best golf country club courses and communities, Greenhorn Creek offers more of the fastest, truest greens in the state. The 18-hole course was redesigned by Robert Trent Jones II and along with Mother Nature; Greenhorn Creek delivers one of California’s finest golf club experiences. You'll discover 18 holes of championship golf with 5 sets of tees ranging from 4,887 to 6,800 yards that make Greenhorn Creek Resort both challenging and enjoyable.
SNAC Arnold offers one of the largest selections of rental kayaks and canoes in the Sierra. Our rental shop in Arnold is located on beautiful Highway 4, which has just been made an official National Scenic Byway! There are lots of beautiful places to kayak and canoe in this area. Combine that with SNAC’s great rental rebate program plus 25% off every additional day, and you’re set. We’ll even help you load the boat on your car or truck! Keep in mind, those weekend rentals fill up quickly in the summer, so book early! If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call, 209.795.9310 or email us! We look forward to being a part of your kayak or canoe trip this summer!
Whether you’re getting your friends together for a snowshoe hike, seeking the solitude of the backcountry, or cutting through the fresh powder on our snowboards or Rossignol downhill skis, SNAC has everything you’ll need to make your next adventure complete. Our convenient location on Hwy 4 is close to the most beautiful recreational destinations in the Sierra! Our Arnold shop opens early when the lifts at Bear Valley are turning (8am), so you can catch the first lift. We may be able to accommodate early pickups at no additional charge, between 2:00 – 4:00pm. We’re just 40 minutes from Bear Valley Mountain Resort. And don’t forget, we offer fast waxing and tuning services as well!
2 days and 2 nights of discovering all about wine • Deluxe lodging at the new Courtwood Inn (limited to 5 couples) • 2 scrumptious breakfasts • Afternoon wine and snacks back at the inn • Lunch at a winery • Transportation from the inn to the wineries and back and to the final dinner • A food and wine pairing feast hosted by a local WInemaker. • Tasting of many great wines from our winery partners • Each couple will go home with a bottle of wine from our winery partners
The Golf Club at Copper Valley (formerly Saddle Creek)
The Golf Club at Copper Valley
Rolling through the foothills, our 18-Hole championship course was designed by Carter Morrish and opened in 1996. This scenic and challenging course features both gentle and dramatic changes in elevation. Breathtaking views are just part of the experience, including dramatic views of the Sierras, Yosemite and a plentiful variety of wildlife. Natural lakes, streams and grasses frame each hole with flashed bleach white bunkers to excite your every shot.
Sample over 200 Olive Oils and Vinegars or take a cooking class
Marisolio Tasting Bar features the freshest oil available from artisans or small farm producers from around the world and California. In Addition, the tasting bar has close to 25 unique and flavorful Balsamic and Wine Vinegars. Everything else in the store is olive too and guest to the tasting bar are encouraged to sample and taste!
We are experts in wine tours in both Calaveras County and the Shenandoah Valley. We can assist you with transportation for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, concerts, dinner, local casino fun nights, Reno/Tahoe, any special event or just for fun. We offer service to all major airports. If you have a transportation need, we can help.