Capitol Mall and Capitol Park

Sacramento, California 95899

Capitol Mall and Capitol Park

Capitol Mall and Capitol Park Professional Guide

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"California’s stately capitol building, with its classic dome and columned facade, is the centerpiece of this urban exploration. Begin at historic Tower Bridge, travel through the heart of downtown, and complete your tour amid the roses and statuary of Capitol Park.

Starting at the evocative Tower Bridge and culminating in a tour of the varied gardens surrounding California’s state capitol building, this classic urban walk immerses you in the culture and evolution of Sacramento’s historic downtown. Sacramento is the last in a long list of cities that have been designated the state’s capital since the arrival of European colonists in the late eighteenth century."

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"California’s stately capitol building, with its high dome and classic columned facade, is the centerpiece of this urban exploration. Begin at the historic Tower Bridge, travel through the heart of downtown, and complete your tour amid the roses and statuary of Capitol Park. Starting at the evocative Tower Bridge, and culminating in a tour of the varied gardens surrounding California’s state capitol building, this classic urban walk immerses you in the culture and evolution of Sacramento’s historic downtown. Sacramento is the last in a long list of cities that have been designated the state’s capital. Reaching back into the era of Spanish exploration and conquest, San Diego and Monterey both could claim the seat." Read more

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Trail Information

Sacramento
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
2.3
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
1-2 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
Capital District Office, California State Parks, 111 I St., Sacramento 95814; (916) 445-7373; www.parks.ca.gov
Local Contacts
USGS Sacramento West CA. There’s a map of Capitol Park in front of the capitol building, but no map is needed.
Local Maps

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Dec 2018