ADVENTURES IN WINE COUNTRY

Bear Valley Resort & Lodge

Year Round Outdoor Adventures at Bear Valley

(209) 753-2327

Bear Valley Resort and Lodge, just 45 minutes up the hill from Murphys, is an iconic year-round mountain resort. In the winter, Bear Valley is known for its epic runs, perfect powder and short lift lines. In the summer you can mountain bike, rock climb, swim, fish, play tennis and disc golf.

Open 7 days a week 9:00-4:00

Gold Rush Tour Company

Luxury Transportation & Tours - Your Passage to the Best of Gold Country

209-890-3032

Explore Calaveras Wine Country like an insider! This husband and wife team are residents of Calaveras County and their tour guides love to share the rich history of our Gold-Rush Era region. Choose from a variety of tours or call to customize a tour perfect for your occasion - (209) 890-3032. View tour packages at https://goldrushtourcompany.com/tours

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Sierra Nevada Adventure Co.

Winter Play Rentals

209-795-9310

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 Arnold 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! You can also find us at our downtown Murphys location at 448 Main Street.

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The Tipsy Frog Wine Bar

The Tipsy Frog carries over 150 wines from local, regional and international wineries!

209-785-8779

Our tasting list changes every week providing a unique experience each time you visit the wine bar. Tastings, glasses and bottles are always available as well as gourmet cheese plates.

Wed-Mon 12-7 Fri-Sat 12-9

Courtwood Inn and Tasting Tours

Wine Tasting Tours

209-728-8686

Courtwood Wine Tasting Tours offers wine tours of the California Sierra Foothills, one of California’s best-kept secrets. The area features small, unique wineries in beautiful settings off quiet country roads. A delicious picnic is provided, featuring Fiscalini Farms artisanal cheese selections of crackers, chocolates and Murphys fresh fruit, and mini sandwiches. Courtwood Wine Tours and the Sierra Foothills are the perfect combination for a wonderful wine tasting tour in our comfortable air conditioned Toyota Sienna van with plenty of room for a relaxed wine tour experience.

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Greenhorn Creek Resort

Golf at Greenhorn Creek Resort

209-729-8111

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.

Open Daily / Pricing Varies

Sierra Nevada Adventure Co.

Summer Play Rentals

209-795-9310

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! You can also find us at our downtown Murphys location at 448 Main Street.

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Forest Meadows Golf Course

Forest Meadows Golf Course

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Visit Forest Meadows Golf Course and enjoy some of the best golf in the Sierra’s. Located in Murphys, our 9-hole course, often referred to as a ‘hidden gem’ (we certainly agree!), is set deep in the surroundings of giant pines, great oaks, and towering cedars – offering stunning views and an idyllic escape.

Whether you’re looking to improve your game, or simply indulge in a day of Murphys golf, our course is perfect for all abilities. Test your skills with our long fairways, multiple water hazards, small, fast greens and strategically placed sand traps.

After your round of golf, join us for a beer in our newly renovated clubhouse. 633 Forest Meadows Drive Murphys, CA.

Sun-Sat 7am-8pm (varies)

Marisolio Tasting Bar and Olive Oil Shop

Sample over 200 Olive Oils and Vinegars or take a cooking class

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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!

Open Daily / Wed-Mon 10-5 & Tue 12-5

The Golf Club at Copper Valley (formerly Saddle Creek)

The Golf Club at Copper Valley

209-785-7415

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.

Open Daily / Pricing Varies