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All cabins in our rental program also have mandatory charges for Housekeeping (Varies on cabin size), Booking Fee, and County Tax.

All Rentals charge a Security Deposit which is mailed back to the renter after your stay.



Featured Rentals:

Heinrichs Cabin 


This breathtaking, comfortable home exudes the essence of mountain luxury. Located on a quiet corner lot in the heart of Big Trees Village, you are in close proximity to hiking trails and walk-in or biking access to Big Trees State Park. With 2800 square feet, lovely views, vaulted ceilings, a propane fireplace with a river rock hearth, internet access, a large, gourment kitchen with a walk-in pantry, and 4 bedrooms, this home is sure to become an instant favorite mountain getaway for your family. Guests also have access to the Big Trees Village Rec Center in summer (guest fees apply). No pets, no smoking. RENTAL STARTS AS LOW AS $199 per NIGHT.

The Shire 




You will truly feel that you've stepped into a fantasy upon entering this gorgeous split-level home after a busy day of enjoying the many activities in the area. 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 baths, sleeps 6. Beautifully appointed, nestled among the trees in a very quiet area of Big Trees Village with beautiful views. Relax on a beautiful private deck, or enjoy nothing but trees from every window. The master bedroom is on the main floor and offers a queen bed with a sleigh frame and a private master bathroom with two sinks and a double shower combo. There is a half bathroom next to the master bedroom on the main level. 5 steps lead you up to the large, comfortable living room surrounded by bay windows. There is a flat screen tv with a Blue-Ray player, Xbox, stereo, and cd player in the adjacent family room. The large, well-appointed kitchen and dining room are also found on this level. 8 steps lead down from the main level to the ground floor, where two more bedrooms and one more bathroom with a tub/shower combo are located. The second and third bedrooms have two twins each. Easy winter access with parking. 15 minutes to Arnold.  In the summer it is a short hop to the Stanislaus river, and 20-40 minutes to 4 beautiful lakes. In the winter there are snow parks, and 35 minutes to Bear Valley Ski resort. No pets, no smoking. Cabin rental includes linens. RENTAL STARTS AS LOW AS $199 per NIGHT.


This stunning Arnold home boasts over 2200 square feet, so there is room for everyone! With 4 bedrooms to accommodate 9 people, a small game room with a foosball table, a gorgeous sunroom with a small sofa and bookshelf for those who love to read, beautiful stained concrete flooring in the living room, flat screen t.v., level access (a luxury in this area in winter), a spacious deck with patio furniture, propane bbq (summer only), a propane fireplace, central heat, and so much more, you won't want to leave!  Beautiful windows allow gorgeous natural light to filter the home throughout the day. As you enter, the sunroom is on your left, a bathroom is next to the sunroom, and the living room will be to your right. The living room offers a flat screen t.v. and streaming Netflix. From the living room, take 3 steps down to the kitchen, dining room, game room, and 1st bedroom. The large, formal dining room overlooks the deck and has beautiful views of the surrounding trees with seating for 8. A high-top granite table offers 4 more seats. The updated kitchen has granite countertops, beautiful wood flooring, a portable island for more counter space, and kitchenware. There is one bedroom off of the dining room with a queen bed. The game room is adjacent to this bedroom with the foosball table. Upstairs from the living room you will find 3 more bedrooms. The large and spacious master offers a king bed, a private master bath with some steps leading up to it, and its own private balcony. The 3rd bedroom has 2 twins and the fourth has a bunk with a double on the bottom. The large deck offers patio furniture and a propane barbecue.You will also have access to the Blue Lake Springs Recreation center in summer (guest fees apply). No pets, no smoking. Cabin rental includes linens. RENTAL STARTS AS LOW AS $235 per NIGHT. 

Available for a Seasonal Ski Lease: 




This large and comfortable home boasts over 2,100 square feet, a new deck, Badminton court, Horseshoe pit available in the summer months and a game/family room with a full sized pool table and a large wood burning stove, Comcast basic cable, wireless internet, a propane BBQ, tons of games, and sleeping for 10. Dogs ok upon approval. The master bedroom is located on the main floor with a queen sized bed and a private master bathroom with a stall shower. There is also a half bath located just off of the living room. The living room itself has a fireplace, a pullout sleeper sofa, and a door to the back deck. Two more bedrooms are located downstairs, as well as a full bathroom with at tub and shower combo. One bedroom has a queen bed and the other has a one bunk (2 twins). There is a pullout queen sleeper sofa downstairs in the game room, where there is also a sink, a large wood burning stove, and access to the garage. Two new decks allow for stunning views of the surrounding forests. A large washing room is also located downstairs with a sink, washer and dryer, and access to the backyard. Guests will also have access to the Big Trees Rec Center in summer (additional fees apply). The driveway is a steep upslope driveway that levels out on the top. 4 wheel drive /chains required in winter. PET FRIENDLY. RENTAL STARTS AT $185 per NIGHT.

Please contact our office for more details. 

All cabins have a mandatory cleaning fee, 6% county tax, and a refundable security deposit.  


Click below to go directly to Cabins that offer :


  BlueBird House    3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Sleeps 10

  Big Trees Chalet   3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Loft, Sleeps 10

  Gilmore Lodge 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Loft, Sleeps 12

     Grizzly's Den  3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Sleeps 10

   Heather Home    3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Sleeps 10

  Heinrichs Cabin   4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath, Sleeps 12

   Hicks Tree Fort    3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 8



  Keeth Cabin   3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Loft, Sleeps 10

     Moore Big Trees  2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Loft, Sleeps 12

    Morell Mountain Air    3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Loft,   Sleeps 13

     Mountain Lake Getaway  3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 10

  Paulson  3 bedroom, 3.5 bath, Sleeps 10

   Pratt 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 10

   The Shire   3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Sleeps 8


   Vargas Cabin  3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Sleeps 11


Want to bring along your Dog?

We have Dog Friendly Cabins

There is a $25 cleaning charge per pet and a 2 dog limit in pet friendly properties. Sorry, no puppies are permitted. 

  BlueBird House    3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Sleeps 10 

 Conlan Cabin   3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 10

  Doots Roost   3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 12

  Heather Home    3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Sleeps 10

   Moore Big Trees  2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Loft, Sleeps 12

    Morell Mtn. Air     3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Loft, Sleeps 13

   Mountain Lake Getaway  3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 10

   Morton Family Cabin  4 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Sleeps 8

  Lil Narnia  2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Loft, Sleeps 12

   Pratt Cabin 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 10


Cabins with Hot Tubs






Cabins with Rec Center Privileges in the Dorrington/Big Trees Area

*Big Trees Village Rec Center Privileges subject to change each year. Please check with our office prior to booking to ensure you will have access to the Rec Center. 


  Big Trees Chalet  3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Loft, Sleeps 10

 BlueBird House     3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Sleeps 10 

  Heather Home    3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Sleeps 10

  Heinrichs Cabin    4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Sleeps 12

   Morton Family Cabin  4 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Sleeps 8


  Vargas Cabin   3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Loft, Sleeps 11

   Moore Big Trees   2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Loft, Sleeps 12



Cabins with Rec Center Privileges in the Blue Lake Springs Area


   Twin Peaks  2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Loft, Sleeps 10

   Spencer 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 14

   Vetter   3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Sleeps 8

‚Äč Pratt  3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 10

   Paulson  3 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath, Sleeps 10

   Doots   3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 12

  Grizzly's Den    3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Sleeps 10

Cabins with Sequoia Woods Golf Course Privledges 


   Vetter Cabin   3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Sleeps 8




Cabins with Game Rooms

     Paulson   3 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath, Sleeps 10


 Heather Home 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 10

    Vargas  3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Loft,  Sleeps 110

 Hicks Tree Fort 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 8 




On a Budget? 

Cabins renting from $115-$152 per night. (plus housekeeping, tax, and refundable security deposit. Holiday & Winter rates are higher.)

 Conlan Cabin   3 Bedroom, 2 Bath,  Sleeps 10

 Hicks Tree Fort   3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 8

    Longden Lent Chalet   1 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Loft, Sleeps 6 

    Mountain Lake Getaway   3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Loft, Sleeps 10

   Twin Peaks   2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Loft, Sleeps 8



Big Trees Vacation Rentals is now Merging with Sierra Vacation Rentals and Sierra Property Rentals to offer more selection and increase our service. Specializing in Arnold, CA Real Estate, Big Trees Realty has been providing personalized, professional service in the Sierra Nevada foothills for 30 years. Arnold, CA homes, cabins and land are our business. Residential real estate, vacation homes, commercial real estate and vacation rentals, in Arnold located in Calaveras County, are our specialties. Arnold, CA and Big Trees Realty combine to create some of the most attractive real estate opportunities in the Ebbetts Pass Wonderland and Angels Camp region. Take a look at our mountain properties in Arnold, CA and then feel free to contact us for more information.

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