Malakoff Diggins

The destructive forces of the 1850's Gold Rush reveal a man-made landscape that beckons visitors to adventure.

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The history of Malakoff Diggins is a tale of mans avarice turned back into something of value.


The Chute Hill campground at Malakoff Diggins is a favorite of campers across the Sierra Nevada region.


Malakoff Diggins boasts over 20 miles of trails that traverse elevation gains from 13 to over 1,000 feet.

North Bloomfield

The town of North Bloomfield was once a bustling mining town of over 2,000 residents in 1876 and a ghost town by 1884.

From The Blog

The water comes out with not merely the force of so much gravity, but also with a wicked, vicious, unutterable indignation. - The Daily Transcript, July 1879