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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.
Alpenglow creates and fosters a community of climbers prepared to achieve their dreams in the world’s greatest mountain ranges
Situated in and around a 60-foot deep, 160-year-old granite quarry, Quarry Park Adventures is a family adventure park featuring a variety of interactive activities suitable for all ages.
Via Ferrata, which means “Iron Road” in Italian, is a protected hiking and climbing experience.