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The Griffith Quarry Museum is housed in the original Penryn Granite Works office, built by Welsh immigrant Griffith Griffith in 1864. It contains some of the original office furniture, information on the Griffith family, the history of the Penryn-Loomis Basin area, and the granite industry.
A major supplier of granite for many of California’s buildings, including the State Capitol in Sacramento, Griffith Quarry’s history dates back to its founding in 1864. The museum houses exhibits reflecting the history of the granite industry in this region. The park boasts three miles of nature trails that offer views of the old quarry sites.
Corner of Taylor & Rock Springs Roads, Penryn, CA
With 24 lanes of automatic scoring, a full bar with pool tables, video games, snack bar and party rooms, they have something for everyone.
The Red Fir, a.k.a. the Silver Tip, is the most sought after type of Christmas Tree in California. At Little Bear Tree Farm, we have a wide variety of these lovely trees.
A passive park with interpretive nature trail and 2 self-guided trails with interpretive signs.