From the shores of North Lake Tahoe to the majestic Sierra Nevadas that loom above the lake, Placer’s High Sierra is unparalleled in beauty and adventure.

Skiers, snowboarders, and cross-country enthusiasts revel in this winter wonderland. In summertime, it transforms into a wealth of sun-drenched lakeside and mountain activities. Placer’s Gold Country foothills are home to world-class river canyons, featuring breathtaking rafting, fishing and bird watching. Biking, hiking and horse riding trails crisscross spectacular landscapes. Access to foothill lakes such as Folsom, Rollins and Clementine tantalize water and boating enthusiasts alike. Camping is abundant throughout the county and golfers can enjoy any of the more than two dozen courses sprinkled throughout the county. Placer also is home to world-class rock climbing and accessible off-road vehicle terrain. Whatever outdoor adventures you desire, you’re sure to find it in Placer County.

All things Placer begin in the outdoors.

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  • 64-Acres Lakeside Park

    64-Acres Lakeside Park

    Tahoe City, CA

    This park hosts parking, picnicking and provides access to the bike trail system and to the Truckee River itself through a rafting ramp.

    165 West Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Action Whitewater Adventures

    Action Whitewater Adventures

    Lotus, CA

    Action Whitewater Adventures goal has been to provide every guest with Fun, safe and the highest quality rafting adventure in the industry. With our top tiered staff, world class guides, our gourmet meals and our breathtaking river front campground we are sure you will take home the love of rafting and a lifetime of cherished memories.

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    7421 CA-49, Lotus, CA 95651
  • Adventure Connection – Raft California

    Adventure Connection – Raft California

    Lotus, CA

    With over 25 years of running the highest quality rafting trips and river tours, Raft California invites you to join us on one of our spectacular rafting adventures!

    6500 CA-49, Lotus, CA 95651
  • Ahart Campground

    Ahart Campground

    Foresthill, CA

    Ahart Campground is conveniently located on the Middle American River and is near French Meadows Reservoir.

    Mosquito Ridge Road 96, Foresthill, CA 95631
  • All Outdoors Whitewater Rafting

    All Outdoors Whitewater Rafting

    Lotus, CA

    Invite your friends! California’s varied array of rivers ensures that any individual or group can find a trip that’s perfect for them

    1026 Lotus Rd, Lotus, CA 95651
  • AlpenGlow Rock Climbing

    AlpenGlow Rock Climbing

    Olympic Valley, CA

    Alpenglow creates and fosters a community of climbers prepared to achieve their dreams in the world’s greatest mountain ranges

    1590 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
  • Alpine Meadows

    Alpine Meadows

    Alpine Meadows, CA

    Tucked between Truckee and Tahoe City, Alpine Meadows Resort is a picturesque playground for families and off-the-radar thrill-seekers alike.

    2600 Alpine Meadows Road, Alpine Meadows, CA 96146
  • Alpine Meadows Stables

    Alpine Meadows Stables

    Alpine Meadows, CA

    Offering scenic horseback rides through Tahoe National Forest. Pony Rides, Guided Trail Rides, Pack Charters.

    355 Alpine Meadows Road, Tahoe City, CA 96146
  • American Canyon Trail

    American Canyon Trail

    Greenwood, CA

    This steep trail has everything needed for a great day of exploration: rugged mountain canyons, a beautiful stream with waterfalls, a wide variety of plant and animal life, gold rush era history, and panoramic views of the Middle Fork American River.

    Greenwood Road @ Pilgrim Court, Greenwood, CA 95635
  • American River 50 Mile Endurance Run

    American River 50 Mile Endurance Run

    Auburn, CA

    American River has become the second largest 50 miler in the United States. The race attracts both veterans and novices alike.

    East Natoma Street, Folsom, CA, 95630
  • American River Recreation

    American River Recreation

    Coloma, CA

    American River Recreation has been the premier rafting outfitter. We offer a wide variety of river raft trips for all ages and skill levels from first-timer to expert. Our sole focus is to ensure you have a fun and memorable experience with us.

    6019 New River Road, Coloma, CA 95613
  • American River Touring Association

    American River Touring Association

    Auburn, CA

    Nowhere else do we launch in the tailway of a hydroelectric powerhouse. Nowhere else do we shove our unmanned rafts over a waterfall and then walk around. & Nowhere else do we float through a tunnel. Welcome to the Middle Fork of the American River.

    13384 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603
  • American River Trail

    American River Trail

    Foresthill, CA
    Foresthill Road, Foresthill, CA 95631
  • American Whitewater Expeditions

    American Whitewater Expeditions

    Coloma, CA

    Spend the day in the sun laughing with friends and family as you paddle down sensational rapids and experience all the delights and thrills of whitewater rafting.

    5981 New River Rd, Coloma, CA 95613
  • Auburn Disc Golf

    Auburn Disc Golf

    Auburn, CA

    Disc golf can be played from school age to old age, making it one of the greatest lifetime fitness sports available.