Miners Ravine Nature Reserve

Sacramento, California 95843

Miners Ravine Nature Reserve

Miners Ravine Nature Reserve Professional Review and Guide

"Two short loops link historic sites, including a grinding stone once used by local Native Americans, with soothing natural features such as a stream, riparian woodlands, and large, smooth granite boulders. Since the site of Hiram and Elizabeth Allen’s ranch house, as well as a food preparation site for the native Valley Nisenan and Southern Maidu people, Otiny Miners Ravine Reserve is packed with both historical and natural values.

The Allens ranched and farmed more than 400 acres in the Miners Ravine area, including the 24 acres now part of the reserve, beginning in the 1860s. By then the native tribes that had used granite boulders along the creek as bedrock mortars were long displaced."

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Trail Information

Sacramento
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
0.8
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
30- 60 minutes
Duration
Open year-round. Best in spring and late fall.
Season
Placer County Facility Services, Parks and Grounds, 11476 C Ave., Auburn 95603; (530) 886-4900; (530) 889-4901 (parks and grounds); www .placer .ca .gov/ Departments/Facility .aspx
Local Contacts
USGS Rocklin CA; map on information signboard in parking lot
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018