Greenhorn Creek Resort

mark twain and angels camp at greenhorn creek

Greenhorn Creek Resort is located in Angels Camp, CA, the basecamp of the beautiful Central Sierra.  The resort property, situated at 1,500 feet elevation is ideally situated for year round golf.  In the winter, the resort is below the snow line, but above the Central Valley fog.  In the spring and fall guests enjoy a picturesque landscape and idyllic temperatures. On warmer days, there is nothing better than twilight golf, with discounted rates and spectacular long evenings capped off with a vintage glass of wine or an ice cold beer; it’s a picture-perfect time to hit the links.
 
Located in the historic Gold County, Robert Trent Jones, Jr. re-designed Greenhorn Creek's golf course to take full advantage of the historic landscape. The course wanders throughout the rolling foothills and 100-year old oak trees, and features ancient structures, underground diggings and artifacts of that golden era. With award winning holes and numerous accolades, Greenhorn Creeks is a must play. Guests of Greenhorn Creek can enjoy on-site accommodations, including the unique five-bedroom Caddy Shack plus the award-winning Camps Restaurant, Greenhorn Creek is the perfect locale for a golf getaway!
 

More About Angels Camp

Angels Camp literally has a storied past, made famous by Mark Twain with his famed short story “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” , linking Angels Camp to frogs for all time. The Jumping Frog Jubilee and Calaveras County Fair is a big draw for the area, occurring annually in the month of May.  Centrally located in the heart of the historic “Gold Country” Angels Camp is a fantastic place to stay and enjoy a long weekend or week of challenging golf, beautiful lakes, wine country, winter snow sports, historic buildings, interesting shops and great dining.  If you love wine and spectacular restaurants you will find it here, or add a day to your golf getaway and explore Angels Camp's historic past.