Historic Weaverville, California

Joss House State Park

Jake Jackson Museum

Welcome to historic Weaverville, a California gold rush town settled in 1850. Visit our charming downtown, nestled against the scenic Trinity Alps Wilderness. Stroll along Main Street, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, with its unique spiral staircases and fireproof buildings.

Explore local history at the Jake Jackson Museum and see the past come alive at the Blacksmith Shop and Paymaster gold-ore stamp mill.

Discover our Chinese mining heritage at the Joss House State Historic Park. Join us for our annual Lion Dance celebration at the "Temple of the Forest beneath the Clouds."

Visitors will enjoy our eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, inns, theaters, and art galleries. Come join us for the monthly Art Cruise, hike on the Weaverville Basin Trail along mining flumes, visit a historic cemetery with its tribute to shady ladies, or research genealogy at the History Center. We have something for everyone!