Featured Free Activities

Apple Hill

A Sacramento tradition is to visit Apple Hill each harvest season in the fall. In addition to apples, farms provide Christmas trees, wine, crafts, food, and family fun. For more information, visit the Apple Hill Growers Association. photo credit: Gonmi

American River Bike Trail

Along the American River Parkway is a 32-mile bike trail that begins at Folsom Lake, runs along the American River, and ends at Old Town Sacramento. Officially named the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail, most people know the trail as the American River Bike Trail. For a map of the bike trail, visit Trimble Outdoors. photo […]

Folsom Dog Parks

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

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Featured Historical Places

Gold Bug Park and Mine

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

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

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.

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