Featured Free Activities

Folsom Pioneer Village

You can find the Folsom Pioneer Village in the heart of the Folsom Historic District (next to the Chamber of Commerce). Part of the Folsom History Museum, the Pioneer Village is an outdoor living history site with gold mining, farming equipment, and more. For more information, visit the Folsom Pioneer Village.  

Nimbus Fish Hatchery

At the Nimbus Fish Hatchery, you can view adult Salmon jumping up a fish ladder and baby salmon swimming in “ponds.” A great time to visit the hatchery is October-November when the adult salmon swim to the hatchery to spawn. Visiting is free, minus 25 cents for fish food if you’d like to feed the fish. The outdoor facility […]

Roseville Dog Parks

The city of Roseville does not allow dogs (even on leashes) in “developed” parks, but the city does provide some off-leash dog parks. For more information, visit Roseville Dog Parks.  photo credit: Lou Coty

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Featured Historical Places

Sutter’s Fort

Sutter’s Fort State Historical Park is a Sacramento Historical Site in the heart of Sacramento and is the oldest restored fort in the United States. For more information, visit Sutter’s Fort SHP.

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

You and your family can hike through a California State Historic Park where the Gold Rush was first launched. For more information, visit Marshall Gold Discovery State Park. photo credit: aresauburn™

Sacramento China Town Mall

The Historic Sacramento Chinatown area was populated by Chinese immigrants during the Sacramento Gold Rush. For more information, visit Sacramento’s Chinatown Mall. photo credit: clifnotes

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