Outdoor Adventures
Whether you’re a hardcore outdoors enthusiast, or a family looking for friendly outdoor fun, Placer has the perfect outdoor adventure for you.

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
  • 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 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 State Recreation Area

    Auburn State Recreation Area

    Auburn, CA

    In this beautiful setting next to the Middle Fork of the American River, you have river access and you can participate in boating, fishing, camping, hiking, mountain biking, gold panning, equestrian/horseback riding trails, and off-highway motorcycle riding.

    Highway 49 S @ Old Foresthill Road, Auburn, CA 95603
  • Beals Point Campground

    Beals Point Campground

    Granite Bay, CA

    Located just north of Folsom Dam, Beal’s Point has 69 family campsites that will accommodate trailers and motor homes up to 31 feet long.

    Folsom-Auburn Road, Granite Bay, CA 95746
  • Big Meadows Campground

    Big Meadows Campground

    Georgetown, CA

    Tent camping, Camping trailer, Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking

    Wentworth Springs Road, Georgetown, CA 95634
  • Camp Far West – North Shore

    Camp Far West – North Shore

    Wheatland, CA

    Piped drinking water, wheelchair accessible restrooms and some vault toilets. Activities include swimming, fishing, boating, water skiing, jet skiing, trails for biking, hiking, and horseback riding.

    8176 Camp Far West Road, Wheatland, CA 95692
  • Camp Far West – South Shore

    Camp Far West – South Shore

    Lincoln, CA

    Piped drinking water, wheelchair accessible restrooms and some vault toilets. Activities include swimming, fishing, boating, water skiing, jet skiing, trails for biking, hiking, and horseback riding.

    9300 McCourtney Road, Lincoln, CA 95648
  • Carnelian Bay Beach

    Carnelian Bay Beach

    Carnelian Bay, CA

    The site includes a lakefront promenade, benches, picnic tables, barbecues (bring your own charcoal), and restrooms.

    5074 North Lake Boulevard, Carnelian Bay, CA 96161
  • Chambers Landing Beach

    Chambers Landing Beach

    Carnelian Bay, CA

    Chambers Landing is a small public beach.

    68 Moana Circle, Tahoma, CA 96142