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Goethe, the park was renamed in 2008.

We are coordinating with State and County health officials and will resume volunteer activities when guidelines have been established to keep our volunteers healthy.

Contact Us It is accessible by taking the Bradshaw Road exit off of Highway 50. Paved walking trails gently slope around the park, leaving no barrier between enjoyment of nature and every park visitor. Educators and outdoorsy types will find many habitats to explore, from riparian (riverside) forests and warm ponds to fields and swift, chilly rapids. Thank you for all you’ve done and we look forward to your critical support in the future, #FoundontheParkway | #AmericanRiverParkway. [11] There are many life vests displayed, of various sizes, that can be taken for use and replaced when the park visitor is finished with it. The world-class bike trail, the great parks, the wildlife, the rafting, swimming, & kayaking, the Nimbus aquatic center, the hatchery, Folsom Lake, the list goes on. [7] It is one of Sacramento County's oldest regional parks and was one of the three original areas along the parkway that the county acquired between 1961 and 1964. Welcome to the American River Parkway Foundation. Parking fees are collected year-round, even on special event days and on weekends. [12], Major Parks within the American River Parkway, Access points within the American River Parkway, "American River Parkway Foundation (ARPF): environmental protection, native habitat preservation, Sacramento, CA (916) 486-2773", "Regional Parks: American River Parkway – Watt Avenue Access", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=American_River_Parkway&oldid=962719652, Sacramento County, California articles missing geocoordinate data, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 15 June 2020, at 17:19. This area is home to the mysterious "Rock Artist" who leaves piles of rocks in decorative formations that can sometimes be seen from the street above.

The park is a common take-out spot for commercial rafting companies and for recreational rafters alike.

Anglers and nature lovers will find much to do at William B. Pond. It looks like your browser does not have JavaScript enabled. It can be accessed by various exits off U.S. Route 50 in Sacramento County. The camping ground is located near the American River Boat Ramp. How many Sacramento kids have jumped off of Sunrise footbridge or Rainbow bridge? Watt Avenue Access Park (River Walk Access) is located where Watt Avenue and La Riviera Drive intersect. Physically handicapped anglers can access the large, man-made fishing pond via a specialized fishing pier and ramp.

We thought we'd died and gone to camping heaven. 11 reviews of American River Parkway - Sailor Bar "Welcome to the American River Parkway. To access the western entrance of the park, from the Watt Avenue off-ramp, take American River Drive east and turn right on Harrington Way. [8], William B. Pond Recreation Area is a county regional park located at the end of Arden Way in Carmichael. Report a Problem Arden Way will come to an end at the park’s entrance. [3], Discovery Park is a 302-acre (1.22 km2) park located just outside Downtown Sacramento, at the confluence of the American River and the Sacramento River, accessible by taking the Garden Highway exit off Interstate 5.

After enduring one of the wettest winters on record, there’s plenty of water in the North, Middle, and South Forks of the American River, which means that the rafting and kayaking are outstanding. 162 reviews of American River Resort "My workplace goes on an annual camping trip here. From U.S. Highway 50, take the Watt Avenue northbound off-ramp. You’ve come to the right place for fun, especially this year! There is also an equestrian trail should you feel so inclined to let Mr. Ed tag along. Other activities include softball fields, an archery range, a picnic area and boat ramps.[4]. The American River Parkway Foundation e-newsletter is a monthly publication. Major attractions include reconstructed Maidu Native American homes, the Ancil Hoffman Golf Course and the Effie Yeaw Nature Center. Thank you to the wonderful partners below! Swimmers and waders are cautioned to take care in while swimming in this area, and this park access is equipped with a life jacket "loaner" station.

$10 Vehicle + Trailer or Oversized Vehicle  (over 22 feet).

The bridge offers a spectacular view of the American River. [5] Named after a Sacramento County Supervisor and manager to the famous boxer Max Baer, the park has many ancient oaks and is bordered on two sides by the American River. | The Parkway includes the Lower American River, over thirty miles of meandering equestrian/hiking trails, and one of the country’s best Class I bike paths. Turn right at Fair Oaks Blvd., then make another right on Arden Way. View William B. Pond Recreation Area Map​. It was a great discovery our first year, clean bathrooms, hot showers and a swimming POOL! Advisory Committees (American River / Dry Creek), American River Parkway Advisory Committee Agendas, Dry Creek Parkway Advisory Committee Agendas, American River Parkway Advisory Committee Meeting Materials, Dry Creek Parkway Advisory Committee Meeting Materials, Support Regional Parks, Sav​e Time and Money – Purchase Your Parks Annual Pass Today, This area was named after the first Regional Parks Director, William B. Pond, Harold Richey Memorial Bridge connects this site with River Bend Park. River Bend Park is a 444-acre (1.80 km2) county regional park located near where the river bends in Rancho Cordova.

To access the western entrance of the park, from the Watt Avenue off-ramp, take American River Drive east and turn right on Harrington Way. Other amenities include a large parking area, restroom, and a water fountain. View William B. Pond Recreation Area Map Activities: This park connects with the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail, and is an excellent spot to rest for a picnic lunch in the comfortable group picnic areas. Fish, hike, pedal, paddle, trail run. This park connects with the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail, and is an excellent spot to rest for a picnic lunch in the | © Sacramento County. "[2] Its headquarters is located at the William B. Pond Recreation Area in Carmichael. | | The American River Parkway is a 32-mile (51 km) parkway that runs along the American River throughout Sacramento County, California and consists of many smaller parks and boat launching points. It can be accessed by various exits off U.S. Route 50 in Sacramento County. Self-payment is required if no fee collector is present. 40 reviews of American River Parkway "Can't say enough about the American River Parkway. [10] It is accessible by taking the Watt Avenue exit off of Highway 50, continuing on to La Riviera Drive. [6] Many varieties of animals can be seen in Ancil Hoffman Park including wild turkey, deer, and hawks. View River Bend Park Map Activities: River Bend Park is a welcome stop along the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail, just across the Harold Richey Bicycle Bridge from William B. Pond Park. American River is a sheltered small village, popular for aquatic activities including fishing, boating, sailing and fishing. Unfortunately, since then the resort has changed owners and the only reason we are even considering going back is because the orginal camp managers are still there. Website Policies & Use American River Parkway Foundation (ARPF) | 5700 Arden Way Carmichael, CA 95608 | T: (916) 486-2773 | F: (916) 486-2779. The American River Parkway is the Sacramento Region’s greatest recreational asset. Construction on the new headquarters which is a single story 1800 square feet building that serves as a central location for all foundation related activities finished in 2004.

The American River Parkway is a 32-mile (51 km) parkway that runs along the American River throughout Sacramento County, California and consists of many smaller parks and boat launching points. Ancil Hoffman Park is a major 396-acre (1.60 km2) park located in Carmichael, California, accessible by taking the Watt Avenue exit off Highway 50. The area is home to a man-made fishing pond stocked with trout and catfish and is also home to bass, bluegill and tule perch. What a GEM!

Although not located at the camping ground, a sheltered playground is available nearby. Volunteers are fundamental to the success of the American River Parkway Foundation and to ensuring the Parkway is here for generations to come. The Parkway Foundation is honored to act as one of the stewards through our work to maintain and improve this 4,800-acre natural resource.

It is located along the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail and is just across the Harold Richey Bicycle Bridge from River Bend Park. Please turn on JavaScript and try again.

With great consideration, the Foundation is putting all our volunteer activities on hold due to Sacramento County’s Public Health Order of May 26 requirements. Located on the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail, it is just across the Harold Richey Bicycle Bridge from William B. Pond Recreation Area.

The park is open year-round from sunrise to sunset. [1], The American River Parkway Foundation is a non profit that "supports the preservation and enjoyment of the American River Parkway by fostering environmental education, stewardship and volunteer opportunities. William B. Pond recreation area is one of the most well established and popular parks along the river. comfortable group picnic areas. It is a popular spot for boating, swimming, wading, and fishing. It was formerly known as Goethe Park but due to controversy surrounding C.M. American River Parkway Foundation. A large, man-made fishing pond stocked with trout and catfish and home to bass, bluegill and tule perch will excite fishing enthusiasts. According to the county, there are many habitats to explore, from riverside forests and fields to warm ponds and swift, chilly rapids.[9]. Special Event fees vary by event. Discovery Park is the trailhead for the 32-mile (51 km) long Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail which continues all the way to Folsom through the historic Leidesdorff Ranch. At Sailor Bar you'll find both pond and river fishing, access to the American River bike trail and an escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Address: 7330 River Park Drive, Lotus, CA 95651 GPS Coordinates: 38.806327, -120.903538 Adjacent to where Hwy 49 crosses the river, behind Hotshot Imaging and the River Park shopping center

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