The Great Outdoors! Calaveras County and the surrounding area has many natural and man-made attractions to satisfy your outdoor spirit. With literally hundreds of miles of hiking trails available you can explore anywhere from the Mokelumne River gorge to the giant redwoods of Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Drive a little over an hour south and you have all the magnificent splendor of Yosemite National Park at your beckon call!
With the Hotel Leger as "base camp", you can easily experience any of the following for a grand day's outing -
The Wild and Scenic Mokelumne River
Hiking, swimming, kayaking, or panning for gold....the Mokelumne River has it all!
Located 3 miles from the Hotel Leger, the Highway 49 bridge connects Calaveras and Amador counties, where you will find an ample parking lot to start your river quest.
Whether on foot to take in some fly fishing, or launching your kayak or innner tube into the river for a run downstream to the Middle Bar Bridge take-out, the Moke River provides for some spectacular scenery and wildlife viewing opportunities.
Come and explore all that the Wild and Scenic Mokelumne River has to offer. You will not be disappointed!
WE OFFER SPECIAL PACKAGES FOR FLY FISHING LESSONS AND GUIDED FISHING TOURS BY LOCAL EXPERTS. PLEASE CONTACT THE HOTEL DIRECTLY FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO BOOK A PACKAGE.