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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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This park hosts parking, picnicking and provides access to the bike trail system and to the Truckee River itself through a rafting ramp.
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.
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!
Ahart Campground is conveniently located on the Middle American River and is near French Meadows Reservoir.
Invite your friends! California’s varied array of rivers ensures that any individual or group can find a trip that’s perfect for them
Alpenglow creates and fosters a community of climbers prepared to achieve their dreams in the world’s greatest mountain ranges
Tucked between Truckee and Tahoe City, Alpine Meadows Resort is a picturesque playground for families and off-the-radar thrill-seekers alike.
Offering scenic horseback rides through Tahoe National Forest. Pony Rides, Guided Trail Rides, Pack Charters.
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.
American River has become the second largest 50 miler in the United States. The race attracts both veterans and novices alike.
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.
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.
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.
Disc golf can be played from school age to old age, making it one of the greatest lifetime fitness sports available.