Tuolumne County Transit is looking to add solar lighting to some of its more rural transit stops in the community. Please see the attached document for more detail. Invitation for Bid--click here Addenda posted here: Questions and Answers- 9.16.16
As part of the new Law and Justice Center, the Tuolumne County Transit Agency (TCTA) is building a first of its kind Transit Center facility to serve Tuolumne County Transit patrons. This facility will serve as the new transfer center for the system and will offer indoor, air-conditioned space, a shade structure, Wi-Fi, restrooms, bike racks, up to the minute predictions for next buses, a water fountain and vending machines. Stay tuned, this facility is on track to be built and operational by 2017!
Sugar Pine Railway - Strawberry Branch This trail follows the historic Sugar Pine Railway. It is lined with interpretive signs keyed to a brochure that describes the logging operations that were carried out here in the early and mid-1900s. A moderate bike ride, bring food and water and you can picnic along the route. The trail can be used year-round. Hiking and mountain biking are best in the spring, summer, and fall; you may cross-county ski on the trail during the winter months when snow permits. Directions: Go two and a half miles on Stanislaus Forest Road 4N01 (Fraser Flat Road) the Trailhead is on the right (east) side of the road before you cross the bridge over the South For
Sugar Pine Railway - Twain Harte Branch The Sugar Pine Interpretive Trail is a family friendly 4.8 mile segment of an old railroad grade connecting Twain Harte and Lyons Reservoir. Besides the fairly flat terrain, the highlights of this trail are marvelous views of the South Fork Stanislaus River Canyon and its geology, biologically diverse habitats and historic arti Directions: From Sonora- To the Twain Harte Trailhead: Go east on Highway 108 past Twain Harte. Turn left onto Confidence South Fork Road and drive 1.2 miles. Turn left on Middle Camp Sugar Pine Road and go <0.1 miles before turning right onto Confidence South Fork Road. The trail is on the right-hand side ~100 yds further and i
Westside Trail This three-foot narrow gauge railroad first operated under the name of the Hetch Hetchy & Yosemite Valley Railroad, starting in 1898. Located in Tuolumne the West Side Trail is part of a proposed State Wide Trail Corridor system. This trail is developed from the east boundary of the Tuolumne Township to approximately four miles beyond the Stanislaus National Forest boundary. Hikers, bikers, and horse riders use the trail. When you leave your car, you will find a fantastic hike waiting for you. Be sure to take water and make a commitment to carry out whatever you take in. By doing this, the West Side Trail will offer a great experience for the next visitor. Directions: Ge
Red Hills Trail: Perhaps the best feature of the red hills is the huge amount of trails that cater to advanced mountain bikers and beginners alike. In fact, the trails at Red Hills are some of the most versatile in California. Some mountain biking trails - specifically those higher up Sonora Pass - are littered with advanced obstacles, drop-offs and hair-raising washes. Unlike these advanced courses, the Red Hills can be enjoyed at a slow pace with the whole family or raced down at high speeds. With that in mind, users should be aware of other bikes at all times and will be willing to move aside to let more advanced riders pass by. While some of the trails at Red Hills are wide eno
Dragoon Gulch Trail Located in the City of Sonora, the Dragoon Gulch Trail provides its visitors with a unique opportunity to stroll through the Mother Lode's oak woodlands. The Dragoon Gulch Trail is a system of trails creating a 2 1/2 mile loop. The trails travel along a natural creek up to the vista that provides a spectacular view of the City and its surrounding mountain ranges. The trails vary in difficulty making it perfect for the casual walker and for those who want a strenuous hike or jog. Directions: The main entrance to the Trail is located at Woods Creek Park. From the Bay Area and Central Valley take Highway 108 East to Highway 49 North into the City of Sonora. From Highway
Little Oasis Trail The "Little Oasis Park" was created in a joint effort with the Sonora Area Foundation. This 2.3 acre parcel was a donation to Tuolumne Park and Recreation District from the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians. The project involved clearing some of the undergrowth just outside of the wetland area to install a split rail fence. Then a walking path and foot bridge dotted with benches allowing visitors a leisurely stroll through this peaceful setting. Directions: Catch the trail off of Westside Dr at the Little Oasis Park.