Featured Free Activities
Village Park is nestled in the middle of Old Town Fair Oaks where wild chicken roam freely. A fun thing to do with kids is to get a bag of feed from the nearby Oaks Hardware store and then walk over to Village Park to feed the chicken. Visit the Fair Oaks Parks and Rec website […]
Folsom allows leashed dogs in the parks and also provides an off-leash dog park, one area for small dogs and one for large dogs. For more information visit FIDO Field. photo credit: Liz Grace
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.
Featured Historical Places
Old Sacramento was elevated in the 1860s because of heavy flooding. Some buildings were lifted while some buildings used the second story as the new first story and used the old first story as basements. We can now tour the original roads, which are now underground tunnels. For more information, see the Old Sacramento Foundation website.
The Gold Bug Park and Mine offers a historical place to hike, tour gold mines, and picnic. For more information about this 61 acre park in Placerville, California, visit Gold Bug Park and Mine. photo credit: neighborhoods.org
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