The stores listed here are shops that may be of interest to visitors to the Ebbetts Pass area, either for basic essentials such as groceries and gas or specialty items. No attempt was made to list every retail outlet.
Murphys is lined with many specialty boutique shops from Bandera of California Embroidery to Tea n' Tigues. One of the pleasures of visiting Murphys is wandering along the streets and discovering all the unique stores. Below is a sample of the variety you will find in Murphys.
117 E. Highway 4, Murphys (209) 728-3402 - Grocery store
458 Main Street, Murphys
Children's games, jewelry, clothing - all in an animal theme.
402B Main Street, Murphys (209) 728-8303 Kitchen shop, along with Polish pottery, Portuguese stoneware.
425 Main Street, Murphys (209) 728-2350 - Fashionable clothing with a vintage edge, gifts and accessories. Murphys Motorcycle Company
384 Main Street, Murphys (209) 728-2820 - handmade confections.
448 Main Street, Murphys (209) 728-9133 - Outdoor clothing, daypacks, outdoor gear SNAC
Highway 4, Murphys (209) 728-3303 - old fashion hardware store with gardening, hardware and building supplies.
3353 E. Highway 4 (near Forest Meadows)
(209) 728-3562 Open 10:00 AM TO 6:00 PM (closed Tuesdays). Handmade pottery by local artists. Mining and processing raw clays. Wine tasting, blacksmith shop. A Calaveras County treasure.
Darby's Red Apple
4950 Highway 4 (near Forest Meadows) (209) 728-8906 The Red Apple Ranch was started in 1890. Their popular roadside stand sells seasonal produce, apple doughnuts, apple turnovers, strawberry rhubarb pie, apple cider, dried fruit and almonds.
Arnold is more spread out than Murphys. The stores here are an eclectic mixture of specialty shops and basic supply outlets. Again, we give you a sample of what you will find in Arnold
Big Trees Market
2182 Highway 4, Arnold
1329 Highway 4, Arnold (209) 795-4303 - Rustic cabin and lodge decor: furniture, rugs, lights The Rusty Bear
925 Highway 4, Arnold (209) 795-2994   knick-knacks, kitchen stuff, high-end children's toys and books, a little of everything.
Highway 4, Arnold (209) 795-1331   Lumber, garden, camping equipment, paint
Ebbetts Pass Sporting Goods
925 Highway 4, Arnold Fishing supplies, camping gear, ski and board rentals (209) 795-1686 Ebbetts Pass Sporting Goods
2182 Highway 4, Arnold (209) 795-1155   Prescriptions, greeting cards, cosmetics, copies.
Sierra Nevada Adventure Co.
2293 Highway 4, Arnold
Outdoor gear, climbing, hiking, mountaineering, ski rentals, Sierra Nevada Adventure Co.
1260 Oak Circle, Arnold (209) 795-9423
4036 Highway 4, Camp Connell
(209) 795-1121 Hours generally 7:00 AM to 7:00 or 8:00 PM
Bear Valley Lodge, Bear Valley (209) 753-2842
Bear Valley Lodge, Bear Valley
(209) 753-2844 Open 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM every day (7:30 AM on weekends). Bear Valley Sport Shop
Skis, boots, poles for sale; ski, snowboard, snowshoe, cross country rentals
Bear Valley (209) 768-1234 Specializes in photographing action sports and sporting events. Ski photos, cycling race photos. West World Images
4000 Highway 4, Lake Alpine (209) 753-6350 Basic supplies for camping, groceries, ice. Lake Alpine Resort
14799 Highway 89, Markleeville (530) 694-2448 Groceries, ice, camping and fishing supplies.
19750 Highway 89, Markleeville (several miles north of town) (530) 694-1700 Groceries (closed November - April).
14841 Highway 89 - Art from a wide variety of regional artists.
Watercolors and oils, sculptures and pottery, photographs and greeting cards.
Markleeville Art Gallery.