Upcoming Events to Benefit the Bayley House

A community Barn Sale and the Red Hot Summer Dance Party are 2 of the upcoming events being held as fundraisers to help complete a National Historic Place in Pilot Hill. The Bayley Barn was first constructed in 1861 by A. J. Bayley, but never finished when the Central Pacific Railroad failed to be routed along what is now Hwy 49.

Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

Jun 1st:  Sierra Club “SOFAR on Fat Tires” Cronan Ranch mountain bike ride.  Preregister with Mike at greatstuff959@hotmail.com or 916-966-0531.  Jun 4th:  Auburn Trail Runs 34Mi, 21Mi, 25K, 8Mi Run, www.sntrailruns.com. Jun 4th:  Wildest Ride in the West 40Mi, 70Mi, … Continued

Seasonal alerts in Auburn State Recreation Area

With the exception of Mammoth Bar, winter hours for the Auburn State Recreation Area now apply, 7a.m. to 7p.m.  Limited hunting is allowed in Auburn State Recreation Area between September 1st and January 31st.  All hunting must be in compliance … Continued

Vote Yes on 21!

It is widely known that our Parks are underfunded.  Advocates of Proposition 21 say “Vote Yes on 21”, November 2nd.  If passed, California vehicles will get free day-use admission at our State Parks in exchange for paying $18.00 in annual … Continued

Celebrate “Trails” this June!

National Trails Day – June 5th, Trailsfest in Coloma – June 7th, and the American River Confluence Festival in Auburn – June 13th. Many of us relocated to the Georgetown Divide and surrounding areas to participate in endurance horseback riding, … Continued

Rock & Roll Geology Tour – Cronan Ranch

Another great upcoming family event is the Rock & Roll Geology Tour and Fun Ride on November 8th, benefiting the American River Conservancy. It’s a slow-paced mountain bike ride at Cronan Ranch, out to the River and back. Tom Judy, … Continued

Run To Feed The Hungry!

Ahh November … the first thing that comes to mind is Thanksgiving! This year, the Run to Feed the Hungry is celebrating its 16th annual benefit for the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services. This major fundraiser expects to draw … Continued

Living Where You Recreate On the Georgetown Divide

In 1848, James W. Marshall discovered gold along the South Fork of the American River. Since then, the Golden Highway – the Highway 49 Corridor has attracted travelers for its historical aspect and as a recreation destination. More recently, nearby … Continued