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An interesting historical spot and short hike

Griffith Quarry isn't "spectacular" by any means, but our family goes to visit again and again... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Sacramento, California
Land of lost

This old granite quarry was fun to show my son. The big water hole looked like a a dinosaur could... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Los Angeles, California
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13 Jun 2018
“An interesting historical spot and short hike”
1 Feb 2017
“Land of lost”
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7501 Rock Springs Rd, Penryn, CA 95663-9610
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Griffith Quarry isn't "spectacular" by any means, but our family goes to visit again and again because it's close by, it's a pleasant walk, and has interesting features. Almost everything changes with the seasons: the quarry pit with the water in the bottom (and sometimes...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

This old granite quarry was fun to show my son. The big water hole looked like a a dinosaur could step out at any moment. Nice place for a walk or picnic. The gentleman who opened the old museum was helpful and informative.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

I've driven by this location a number of times, and it never really made an impression on me...until yesterday. For some reason, the old stone building (the museum) and the historical marker with the picnic tables scattered through the thin trees, caught my attention and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank RPata
Reviewed 26 October 2015

lots of trails around the quarry, and it is lovely, but not much else to do. I do notice a lot of people there eating their lunch, so it is a good place for a picnic and to enjoy the views and nature but that's...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank carol s
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I know. Your thinking......"Really, a Granite Quarry??!!" But don't be fooled. This is one of the funnest "quick-trip" museums you will visit. The towns in the area are famous for their exquisite granite and many of the nicer historic building in Sacramento and San Francisco...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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25 August 2018|
Response from Teddi_MD | Reviewed this property |
Right next to the museum building, at the corner of Taylor Rd and Rock Springs Rd.
Janessa T
25 April 2018|
Response from Teddi_MD | Reviewed this property |
The park is open 30 minutes before sunrise until 30 minutes after sunset, according to the park website. So it all depends on what time of year, and whether the sun has set already.