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... Preview: This run has been a favorite of California boaters. The accessibility and good whitewater make it a natural target for river-runners. The first 4 miles are significantly steeper than the rest of the ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Kyburz , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 9.6 miles   
... Preview: This run is essentially a continuation of the lower part of the Kyburz run, though the river begins to drop into a deep canyon for the next 20 miles. Many good rapids of moderate difficulty are found ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Riverton , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 3.5 miles   
... Preview: Ride a bicycle, hike the trails, and bring a picnic to enjoy at a scenic park while you experience Sacramento's American River Parkway. The lush green corridor of shady trees hugging the American Rive ... Related information:... From the guidebook Northern California Nature Weekends
Sacramento , CA - Nature Trips
... Preview: Hear the roar of white water and feel the bite of spray as your raft plunges through foamy rapids. Savor beautiful scenery and a day on the water on California's most popular river. How do people cope ... Related information:... From the guidebook Northern California Nature Weekends
Sacramento , CA - Nature Trips
... Preview: Thousands of huge king salmon fight their way up the American River to return to the place of their birth to spawn and die, oblivious to the state's largest wildlife festival celebrating their return. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Northern California Nature Weekends
Rancho Cordova , CA - Nature Trips
... Preview: The long shuttle and time-consuming logistics of putting this trip together are offset by the beauty and solitude the paddler will experience on this stretch of river. I have spotted mergansers, Cana ... Related information:... From the guidebook Up the Lake with a Paddle: Vol 1 - Sierra Foothills and Sacramento Region
Auburn , CA - Flatwater Paddling & Canoeing - 8.3 miles   
... Preview: Although the entire section of the Lower American River is considered Class I, the combination of cold water, swift current and brushy banks requires basic boat-handling skills for a safe and enjoyabl ... Related information:... From the guidebook Up the Lake with a Paddle: Vol 1 - Sierra Foothills and Sacramento Region
Sacramento , CA - Flatwater Paddling & Canoeing - 2 miles   
... Preview: Here's a paddle that provides you with a chance to experience nature, get some exercise or take the family on an outing without having to drive for miles. If you are a solo paddler, and anxious to "g ... Related information:... From the guidebook Up the Lake with a Paddle: Vol 1 - Sierra Foothills and Sacramento Region
Sacramento , CA - Flatwater Paddling & Canoeing - 3 miles   
... Preview: There is something magnificent about blue oaks standing on a hillside, glowing in the earlymorning sun. Seeing the same sunlight glowing golden on a pristine river also offers some magic. Magnolia Ran ... Related information:... From the guidebook 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Sacramento
Sacramento , CA - Hiking - 2.6 miles   
... Preview: This 12-mile section of hiking trail was opened in October 2010, joining a 25-mile trail system along the South Fork of the American River. From the outset, your trail follows the track of the South F ... Related information:... From the guidebook 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Sacramento
Sacramento , CA - Hiking - 11.6 miles   
... Preview: The American River Parkway extends 30 miles along the American River from Folsom Lake to Discovery Park, where the American joins the Sacramento River. (Less than half the parkway is included here.) I ... Related information:... From the guidebook Birding Northern California
Sacramento , CA - Birding
... Preview: The canyon is negotiable. Any rapid can be portaged with only average difficulty, and there are no vertical-walled canyons. Nonetheless, this run is on the far end of the kayaking spectrum and should ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Peavine , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 9.4 miles   
... Preview: The whitewater on this section of the South Fork is excellent, as there are many class III and IV rapids. Depending on the flow, expect to stretch your legs while scouting a few rapids. Below the Mo ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Placerville , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 7 miles   
... Preview: The Chili Bar run is probably the most popular whitewater run in the western United States. Due to its centralized location, reliable dam release, and good rapids, hundreds of boaters congregate here ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Placerville , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 5.8 miles   
... Preview: This is an excellent first whitewater kayaking trip. The rapids are quite straightforward yet will pose a variety of challenges for the beginning paddler. Lotus Ledge hole, which is about a mile dow ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Coloma , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 3 miles   
... Preview: The river flows through rolling foothills for about 7 miles before charging into the last gorge above Folsom Reservoir. The run has class III rapids: Fowler's Rock, Satan's Cesspool, Haystack Canyon ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Shingle Springs , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 11.2 miles   
... Preview: Reliable flows, a short shuttle, and fun fishing in a rugged gold mining canyon add to this whitewater run. Imagine being a visitor to the Middle Fork’s gold mines of the 1850s. More than 10,000 men l ... Related information:... From the guidebook Paddling Northern California
Auburn , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 6.6 miles   
... Preview: Summer-long flows, exciting pool and drop rapids, and California’s gold discovery site attract crowds of rafters. Paddling Northern California includes this run because it is attractive, fun, rich in ... Related information:... From the guidebook Paddling Northern California
Placerville , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 20.7 miles   
... Preview: Easy access, dependable flows, and natural surroundings attract thousands to float the American River. Since the California Gold Rush, the American River has been a focal point for navigation, commerc ... Related information:... From the guidebook Paddling Northern California
Sacramento , CA - Flatwater Paddling & Canoeing - 23 miles   
... Preview: Wild in every sense, this is a crown jewel of Sierra whitewater. Once scheduled for burial beneath Auburn Reservoir, the North Fork of the American River deserves Wild and Scenic River protection like ... Related information:... From the guidebook Paddling Northern California
Weimer , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 14 miles   
... Preview: Arguably one of the most successful and beautifully paved bike paths in northern California, this 32-mile gem of a trail stretches from downtown Sacramento eastward to Folsom Dam (64 miles round-trip) ... Related information:... From the guidebook Mountain Bike! Northern California
Sacramento , CA - Mountain Biking - 64 miles    BestMountain Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: In the midst of one of America’s major metropolitan areas lies 32 miles of parkway bike path that promises many pleasant rides to cyclists of all levels. This is the American River Bike Trail, which g ... Related information:... From the guidebook Road Biking Northern California
Sacramento , CA - Road Biking - 64 miles    BestRoad Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The put-in for this excellent run is an arduous 3-mile downhill hike. The run is usually done in conjunction with the 2 runs downstream, Giant Gap and Chamberlain Falls. This combination eases the s ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Foresthill , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 12.3 miles   
... Preview: This now classic run was the scene of intensive exploration in the early seventies. At that time, it was on the edge of what was considered navigable, even with extensive portaging. Since, then, it ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Casa Loma , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 14.5 miles   
... Preview: This run has been a favorite among California kayakers for many years, and is now quite popular among rafters. It is relatively short, with good, steep drops in a granite riverbed. It makes a great ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Colfax , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 4.8 miles   
... Preview: This section of the North Fork is a good beginner run that is enjoying increased popularity with both kayakers and rafters. The scenery is a pleasant wooded canyon. The rapids are mostly big gravel ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Weimar , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 5 miles   
... Preview: The upper section had a lot of boat-scoutable, technical drops, and some huge class V. At one point there is a river-wide 22 footer with a near impossible-looking portage. A few rapids later we came ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Foresthill , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 12.9 miles   
... Preview: This is a marginal run that has one major redeeming feature: water in the dry summer months. When all else fails, the Tunnel Run often will have a boatable flow due tot he power release below Ralston ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Foresthill , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 17 miles   
... Preview: This run once had the distinction of being perhaps the steepest in the state with very few portages. It was ran in a 2-day effort, from Strawberry to the 30-foot falls 0.5 mile above Eagle Rock Picni ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Strawberry , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 9.6 miles   
... Preview: The North Fork of the American River is touted for whitewater rafting and gold mining. It’s rough and scenic, with boulder banks, raging rapids, and deep-blue pools. This ruggedly secluded hike lets y ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Classic Hikes in Northern California
Auburn , CA - Hiking - 5 miles   
... Preview: Miles of trails explore the deep, remote canyon of the North Fork of the American River, but the effort required to get there keeps the crowds away. With the help of a car shuttle, this hike descends ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking The Sierra Nevada
Foresthill , CA - Hiking - 9.2 miles   
... Preview: When visiting Sacramento, enjoy the outdoors in style by touring around the state capitol and hiking the American River Parkway, a 23-mile-long route up the river through the city. Of course, nobody d ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Hikes in the San Francisco Bay Area
Sacramento , CA - Hiking - 12 miles   
... Preview: Contrasting dynamics and a wild-river canyon take center stage on this hike. You’ll encounter raging rapids, soothing pools, a loud waterfall at a dam, and a tranquil lake. Start near the confluence o ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Hikes in the San Francisco Bay Area
Auburn , CA - Hiking - 6 miles    Best Trail in CA - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Every city, it seems, has a trail where dog walkers can see and be seen. In Sacramento, that trail is the American River Parkway, a 23-mile (one-way) paved trail that links Sacramento with the towns o ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes with Dogs: Bay Area & Beyond
Sacramento , CA - Hiking - 23 miles   
... Preview: The Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail is a popular 31mile paved bicycle and pedestrian route that begins at Beals Point in the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area and follows the American River Parkway east ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Sacramento
Arden Town , CA - Hiking - 4.2 miles   
... Preview: The Stevens Trail is one of the most popular Sierra foothills hikes for Sacramentans. Even though it is a path rich in history, it was virtually unknown until the late 1960s, when a Boy Scout rediscov ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Sacramento
Colfax , CA - Hiking - 7 miles   
... Preview: The South Fork American River in the Sierra foothills south of Placerville is one of California’s most popular white-water rivers. The South Fork is where gold was discovered by Europeans in 1849, so ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Sacramento
Pilot Hill , CA - Hiking - 4.9 miles   
... Preview: Every city, it seems, has a trail where dog walkers can see and be seen. In Sacramento, that trail is the American River Parkway, a 23-mile (one-way) paved trail that links Sacramento with the towns o ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes With Dogs: San Francisco Bay Area and Beyond
San Francisco , CA - Hiking - 23 miles   
... Preview: This trail offers easy access to a beautiful section of the American River. The gravels were worked by miners, and their imprint is faintly visible to this day. You will pass the campsites and debris ... Related information:... From the guidebook 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Sacramento
Sacramento , CA - Hiking - 2.2 miles   
... Preview: A wonderful 22-mile tailwater fishery flows right through the heart of California’s state capital and into the Sacramento River. And believe it or not, the lower American River gets less overall press ... Related information:... From the guidebook Fly Fishing California
Sacramento , CA - Fly-Fishing
... Preview: The trail to Codfish Falls has the flavor of an alpine adventure, skimming through a secluded portion of the North Fork American River canyon to a pretty, tucked-away cascade. Summer in the foothills ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Sacramento
Weimar , CA - Hiking - 3.2 miles   
... Preview: This sampling of Sacramento’s premier trail begins at the confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers and stretches east through manicured parklands and strips of relatively untouched riparian wo ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Sacramento
Sacramento , CA - Hiking - 4.4 miles   
... Preview: The Effie Yeaw Nature Center and its adjacent Natural Area have a network of short interpretive trails perfect for families to explore and learn about the American River ecosystem, the life of the Nis ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Sacramento
Carmichael , CA - Hiking - 1 mile   
... Preview: The scenery along the lower American River Middle Fork’s canyon is not always pretty, but it has a rough-and-tumble kind of charisma borne of its gold rush legacy. Preserved today as part of the Aubur ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking The Sierra Nevada
Auburn , CA - Hiking - 9.3 miles   
... Preview: Challenging? Very! An excellent white water run with some very difficult and technical rapids known as Double Trouble and House Rock. Beginners should portage around these two areas or they will be at ... Related information:... From the guidebook Paddling Alabama
Cleveland , AL - Whitewater Paddling - 3.7 miles   
... Preview: The Cedar River flows under the Renton Library and can be seen from the I-405 S curves. A raging Cascade river in its youth, its final few miles offer an active paddling experience through a bucolic s ... Related information:... From the guidebook Paddling Washington: Routes in Washington State & the Inland Northwest
Maple Valley , WA - Flatwater Paddling & Canoeing - 14 miles   
... Preview: Hamilton Falls lies within Jamaica State Park, an area with as much fascinating history as natural beauty. Because the West River helped to link the Connecticut River and Lake Champlain, it was a sign ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes with Kids: Vermont, New Hampshire & Maine
Jamaica , VT - Hiking - 6.2 miles   
... Preview: Ford the clear, cold waters of the American River, then climb the challenging route, taking in the ever-increasing views, to the top of American Ridge and a junction with the American Ridge Trail. Be ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking Washington's William O. Douglas Wilderness
Cougar Valley , WA - Hiking - 7.4 miles   
... Preview: Aitkin has been the scene of commerce for hundreds of years. A fur post on Cedar Lake, just west of the present city, was built by the British in the mid-1700s. The post sat on the main Ojibway route ... Related information:... From the guidebook Birding Minnesota
Palisade , MN - Birding
... Preview: With its broad, open lands bordering the Red River of the north, Minnesota’s northwest corner has always been easily traversed. This flat valley, with its rich soils, is the former lake bed of the gia ... Related information:... From the guidebook Birding Minnesota
Karlstad , MN - Birding
... Preview: Saying “all rivers lead here” may be an exaggeration, but certainly the lands of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge rest upon a “height of land” that was important to Native Americans as well as early f ... Related information:... From the guidebook Birding Minnesota
White Earth , MN - Birding
... Preview: Short Take: More than 60 miles of fishable water; numerous tributary creeks, abundant shallow cover, tidal influence. Perhaps nowhere else in the United States can anglers mix American history and bas ... Related information:... From the guidebook America's Best Bass Fishing
Richmond , VA - Fishing BestFishing Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The abandoned bed of the Mountain Quarry Railroad rolls across the historic No Hands Bridge and then follows the American River downstream through a lovely stretch of canyon. Abundant riches typical o ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Sacramento
Auburn , CA - Hiking - 4.2 miles   
... Preview: This scenic trail traces the North Fork American River, passes under the scenic Foresthill Bridge, offers access to a cool swimming hole, and culminates at an overlook of Lake Clementine’s waterfall s ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Sacramento
Auburn , CA - Hiking - 4.6 miles   
... Preview: At 309 miles, the Willamette is Oregon’s second longest river (after the Columbia) flowing from its headwaters in the Cascade Mountains to its confluence with the Columbia River at Portland. Although ... Related information:... From the guidebook Fishing Oregon
Milwaukie , OR - Fishing
... Preview: The Green River has a bad reputation, through no fault of its own. It has faced the common challenges of many American rivers that flow through urban areas: pollution, industrial uses, neglect. In tru ... Related information:... From the guidebook Biking Puget Sound
Allentown , WA - Road Biking - 40.8 miles   
... Preview: This ride, which was suggested to me by Christopher Devine of Kensington, will live up to its name. It is a very pleasant, soul-enriching voyage through Pleasant Valley, which has a crystal-clear rive ... Related information:... From the guidebook Short Bike Rides in Connecticut
Pleasant Valley , CT - Road Biking - 10 miles   
... Preview: Before Europeans settled in the Island Ford area, Native Americans had established a major trail that they used as a trade route. In those days, this section of the Chattahoochee River sometimes dropp ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot and Afield Atlanta: 108 Spectacular Outings in North-Central Georgia
Atlanta , GA - Hiking - 3 miles   
... Preview: American Eagle Mine Trail starts where Euchre Bar Trail leaves off. Hiking east on this section of Wild and Scenic River offers hikers choices of relaxing in the river’s pools, exploring century and a ... Related information:... From the guidebook 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Sacramento
Sacramento , CA - Hiking - 1.8 miles   
... Preview: The Alligator River is the approximate limit of the northern range of American alligators. It begins in swampy land north of Lake Mattamuskeet and is joined by New Lake Fork as it flows generally nort ... Related information:... From the guidebook Paddling Eastern North Carolina
Kilkenny , NC - Flatwater Paddling & Canoeing - 18.1 miles   
... Preview: Oak Island’s 13-mile beachfront incorporates the communities of Caswell Beach, Yaupon Beach, and Long Beach. Fort Caswell lies on the most northern section of the island. This earthworks fort was cons ... Related information:... From the guidebook Guide to Sea Kayaking in North Carolina
Southport , NC - Sea Kayaking - 3 miles   
... Preview: The Wenatchee is a snow-fed river running off the east side of the North Cascades. It is probably the most popular and frequently run river in Washington. After the winter snowpack has melted and pool ... Related information:... From the guidebook Paddling Washington: Routes in Washington State & the Inland Northwest
Peshastin , WA - Whitewater Paddling - 9 miles   
... Preview: Cincinnati Riverfront Park is the place where locals and visitors alike go for recreation and relaxation, mostly during warmer months, although hardy outdoorsy city lovers visit year-round. The acti ... Related information:... From the guidebook Walking Cincinnati
Cincinnati , OH - Walking - 4.2 miles   
... Preview: The river is too small for rafts, though Tahiti / Cherokee inflatables could probably make the run under expert guidance. Competent kayakers can navigate the canyon if they're willing to portage. At ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Groveland , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 6 miles   
... Preview: Originating in Desolation Wilderness, the Rubicon River flows through the Sierra foothills on its way to join the Middle Fork American River. Hiking beside this river—clear as glass and emerald green— ... Related information:... From the guidebook 101 Hikes in Northern California: Exploring Mountains, Valleys, and Seashore
Truckee , CA - Hiking - 6 miles   
... Preview: The Blackfoot River runs 1 30 miles, from the glaciated highalpine meadows at the Continental Divide near Lincoln to its confluence with the Clark Fork River near the town of Bonner. For centuries, Na ... Related information:... From the guidebook Day Hikes around Missoula, Montana
Missoula , MT - Hiking - 3.8 miles   
... Preview: The mighty Niagara River splits at the southern end of Grand Island, flowing east and west around the land and reuniting at the island’s northern tip. Walking the Long Trail at Buckhorn Island State P ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Buffalo
Grand Island , NY - Hiking - 4.2 miles   
... Preview: Walk in the footsteps of some of America’s most celebrated artists and see the view that inspired the Hudson River School of painting. Watch the sun sink low over the Hudson River from the grounds of ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Hudson River Valley
Catskill , NY - Hiking - 1.2 miles   
... Preview: The Astoria Riverwalk, also known as the Astoria River Trail, stretches along part of the Astoria & Columbia River Railroad, providing a lively, nonmotorized tour of the city’s waterfront. Along the w ... Related information:... From the guidebook Rail-Trails Washington & Oregon
Astoria , OR - Rail-Trails - 6.4 miles   
... Preview: High Falls State Park covers 1,050 acres in Monroe County on the shores of High Falls Lake. The impoundment is formed by an old rock dam on the Towaliga River. The river derives its name from the Cree ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking Georgia: Atlanta
Forsyth , GA - Hiking - 2.6 miles   
... Preview: Unique views of the mouth of the Piscataqua River, Whaleback Light, the U.S. Coast Guard Lighthouse, and the Isles of Shoals. This small, important historical site provided coastal defense during the ... Related information:... From the guidebook Nature Walks along the Seacoast: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, & Maine
Kittery , ME - Walking - 0.3 mile   
... Preview: Heading west, you’ll reach Topeka, one of the largest cities on the historic Oregon Trail. The capital of Kansas, Topeka lies on rich, sandy river-bottom land where Indians lived for many years using ... Related information:... From the guidebook Day Trips from Kansas City
Topeka , KS - Hiking
... Preview: Winding ranch roads sweep through meadows thick with wildflowers in spring and then drop to beaches along a rumbling stretch of the South Fork American River. On cool autumn afternoons, with the sun l ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Sacramento
Auburn , CA - Hiking - 4.4 miles   
... Preview: This sweet little route meanders through oak woodlands down to a rocky beach on the American River, offering the wheelchair-bound, the stroller-bound, and the able-bodied easy access to a backcountry ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Sacramento
Auburn , CA - Hiking - 1.1 miles   
... Preview: Climb through oak woodlands to viewpoints above the snaking South Fork American River. Then tour a historic gold rush town, including the site where the precious metal was discovered in 1848. Yes, you ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Sacramento
Auburn , CA - Hiking - 3.8 miles   
... Preview: Wander interpretive trails through oak woodlands populated with deer, wild turkeys, and an abundance of birdlife to a scenic stretch of the American River. Walk this trail with the web of life in mind ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Sacramento
Carmichael , CA - Hiking - 1.5 miles   
... Preview: This descent to the North Fork is enjoyably easy. Of course, the hike in is easier, but the slope on the hike out is gentle enough for hikers of any age to enjoy. One attraction here is the wall-to-wa ... Related information:... From the guidebook 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Sacramento
Sacramento , CA - Hiking - 7.4 miles   
... Preview: Your trail wanders across terrain that affords an up close view of the geology the ancient river gravels and sands that beckoned miners of different eras, and ends with a bird’s eye view of Nimbus Dam ... Related information:... From the guidebook 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Sacramento
Sacramento , CA - Hiking - 9.5 miles   
... Preview: Paddling this loop is a fine way to explore a variety of ecosystems in a one-day trip. You will pass through mangrove tunnels, narrow creeks, and broader rivers; visit a lake in the backcountry; and s ... Related information:... From the guidebook Paddling the Everglades Wilderness Waterway
Everglades City , FL - Flatwater Paddling & Canoeing - 11 miles   
... Preview: With the Truckee River Valley to the east, the deep gorge of the American River Canyon plunging to the west, and Lake Tahoe shimmering in the distance, this walkabout follows the spine of the High Sie ... Related information:... From the guidebook Walkabout Northern California: Hiking Inn to Inn
Soda Springs , CA - Hiking - 30 miles   
... Preview: Named for the American River in California that prompted a gold rush and made millionaires overnight, Washington’s American River never provided a mother lode, but its lofty ridge is rich in wildlife ... Related information:... From the guidebook Backpacking Washington: Overnight and Multi-Day Routes
American Ridge , WA - Hiking - 18.3 miles   
... Preview: The Topsfield Ramble is a tour exploring three elegant old North Shore communities connected by delightful secondary roads winding past horse farms, country estates, and ponds and along the Ipswich Ri ... Related information:... From the guidebook Road Biking Massachusetts
Topsfield , MA - Road Biking - 23.7 miles   
... Preview: This chapter on the birding areas around the St. Augustine area includes descriptions of the bird-watching at these various destinations: Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, G ... Related information:... From the guidebook Birding Florida
St. Augustine , FL - Birding - 0 mile   
... Preview: This chapter on the birding areas around Little Manatee River and Cockroach Bay includes descriptions of the bird-watching at these various destinations: Little Manatee River State Park, Cockroach Bay ... Related information:... From the guidebook Birding Florida
Sun City , FL - Birding - 0 mile   
... Preview: Situated on the south bank of the Potomac River is the second smallest county in the United States. Arlington, a suburb of Washington, DC, was developed over approximately 25 square miles of the north ... Related information:... From the guidebook Day Trips from Baltimore
Alexandria , VA - Hiking
... Preview: In Pilot Hill’s Cronan Ranch Regional Trails Park, this hike of connected trails offers a varied terrain—riparian zone along the South Fork of the American River, blue-oak savanna and foothill woodlan ... Related information:... From the guidebook 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Sacramento
Sacramento , CA - Hiking - 4.5 miles   
... Preview: The dam holding back the waters of the North Fork of the American River at Lake Clementine is defined as a debris dam, meaning that it was built solely for the purpose of keeping silt and debris (caus ... Related information:... From the guidebook Up the Lake with a Paddle: Vol 1 - Sierra Foothills and Sacramento Region
Auburn , CA - Flatwater Paddling & Canoeing - 4 miles   
... Preview: This hike is for those who appreciate history, archeology, rivers, and waterfalls. You will visit the remains of a Native American ceremonial mound. Pass the remains of an old paper mill, and investig ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Nashville
Manchester , TN - Hiking - 2.2 miles   
... Preview: Two routes are described for the Seth Green Trail. The first is the official route which leads from the parking area to a switchbacked trail into the gorge and back out again. It follows a historic tr ... Related information:... From the guidebook Take a Hike! Family Walks in the Rochester Area
Rochester , NY - Hiking - 1.4 miles   
... Preview: The abandoned bed of the Mountain Quarry Railroad rolls across the historic No Hands Bridge below the confluence of the middle and north forks of the American River, then follows the river downstream ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Sacramento
Sacramento , CA - Hiking - 4.2 miles   
... Preview: Winding ranch roads sweep through meadows thick with wildflowers in spring, then drop to beaches along a rumbling stretch of the South Fork American River. Pass a cluster of old ranch buildings as you ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Sacramento
Sacramento , CA - Hiking - 4.4 miles   
... Preview: The abundant wildlife, gentle climate, and presence of running water in the mountains of the Gila River headwaters have led to a long history of use by Native Americans and settlers of European descen ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Hikes in New Mexico
Silver City , NM - Hiking - 14 miles   
... Preview: Trail of Tears State Park is a beautiful place named for a tragic event. Thousands of Native Americans forcibly removed from their lands in the southeast crossed the Mississippi River in or near this ... Related information:... From the guidebook 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: St. Louis
Neelys Landing , MO - Hiking - 13 miles   
... Preview: The Black Warrior River has played an important role in Alabama for thousands of years. The river was the lifeblood of American Indians who lived in this area as far back as 1000 A.D. It provided drin ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Tent Camping: Alabama
Peterson , AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: More than 6,000 years of history await you at the Fort Toulouse–Fort Jackson National Historic Park. Located at the headwaters of the Alabama River, at the confluence of the Tallapoosa and Coosa River ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Tent Camping: Alabama
Coosa River , AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: Delving into the isolated headwaters canyon of the American River’s middle fork, this ambitious day hike through the Granite Chief Wilderness offers a taste of alpine scenery, some lofty views of Lake ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking The Sierra Nevada
Truckee , CA - Hiking - 11.5 miles   
... Preview: Wa Ka Luu Hep Yoo (sometimes spelled Wakaluu Hepyoo) means “wild river” in the Native American dialect Miwuk. The campground sits on a sloping bank above the Stanislaus River, in woods where the Miwuk ... Related information:... From the guidebook The Best In Tent Camping: Northern California
Calaveras Bigtree State Park , CA - Campgrounds
... Preview: This campground and its large, adjacent day-use area sit along the East Fork Hood River, which originates on Mount Hood. The full-hookup sites occupy parklike grounds, with lawns shaded by pines and f ... Related information:... From the guidebook Camping Oregon
Hood River , OR - Campgrounds
... Preview: The lower Columbia River valley is full of history, much of which is reflected in the names of the communities along the banks of the river. Many names are derived from Native American languages. For ... Related information:... From the guidebook Canoe & Kayak Routes of Northwest Oregon
Skamokawa , WA - Flatwater Paddling & Canoeing - 7 miles   
... Preview: The "T" is another classic: great rapids, great scenery, and great camping. The river flows the entire spring and summer due to water releases, but watch out for Black Sundays late in the season when ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Whitewater In California
Groveland , CA - Whitewater Paddling - 18 miles   

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