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Go Outside and Play!

Welcome to Sacramento County Regional Parks.  Encompassing 15,000 acres of land, you will find a wide variety of amenities and opportunities to enjoy the natural beauty of Sacramento County.
Take time to discover the American River Parkway, play a round of golf, wind surf the Delta, or just relax in one of the 32 major recreation areas. Regional Parks features world-renowned attractions. Come join us for an unforgettable adventure.

Important Information for You:

Improvements for Spawning/Rearing Habitats for Trout and Salmon
During the month of August, the Bureau of Reclamation will be restoring and replenishing spawning gravel and rearing habitat in the American River between Nimbus Dam and Hazel Avenue.  The news release and field poster have the details.

Guy West Bridge Temporary Closure
The bridge is being repainted and will be closed on Saturday, August 2 from 6 a.m. to Sunday, August 3 at 6 p.m.  Detour crossing will be the H Street Bridge (via University Avenue).  For details visit the project website.

Multiple Flood/Infrastructure Projects Create Detours 
Between now and the end of 2014, several work projects will impact the levee top trails and short sections of the Jedediah Smith Memorial Bike Trail.  Work includes strengthening the levees and improvements on the Guy West Bridge.  View the color-coded map.  Here are detour maps for the Howe Avenue and Del Paso Blvd projects.

Vegetation Management Plan in the Dry Creek Parkway
The prescribed burn scheduled for Wednesday, June 4 has been DELAYED because of air quality conditions.  The burn will be rescheduled at a later date.  Information about the prescribed burn is in the notice.   

Kids Don't Float Life Jacket Program

New signage, up to 2,500 life jackets ready to loan, several locations where they will be available - all part of the summer water safety program "Kids Don't Float."  The kick off is Friday, May 23.  Details are in the news release.

Watercraft Advisory:   
The reduced flows in the Sacramento River and American River have brought lower levels to boat launches along both rivers. Larger boats have reportedly hit the shallow bottoms and have been unable launch.  It is recommended that boaters check the levels at the ramps prior to backing their boats and trailers into the launches.

Fire Risk Reduction Plans for the Parks System
A number of fire risk reduction projects are being implemented to protect Regional Park property and the surrounding communities from damage due to fires.  View the detailed plans and maps.

Department of Transportation Provides Report/Update on Materials Storage Yard at Sailor Bar
View a synopsis of the report and action items, the Storm Water Pollution and Prevention Plan and a timeline and outcomes of the materials yard investigation that occurred in 2000.

Planning for 2014 - Schedule Your Events with Regional Parks
We will be accepting 2014 event applications beginning September 3.  Some changes have occurred during the year so new forms are required.  Read the invitation letter, view the new forms and check the fee schedule on the Events page.  Planning a group outing or event outdoors?  Check out all the sites available in your Regional Parks.  It's easy.  Plus, you can make picnic reservations online

Know Your Rangers
The Ranger Stewardship Program designates an individual Ranger as the main point of contact for specific park areas.  This map shows each Ranger's area.  Each Ranger is available by email to address your issues and concerns.

Year Round Maintenance Keeps Your Golf Courses in Great Shape!
Soil aeration is one task that protects and promotes the greens.  The plugs are swept up and sand is spread over the holes helping the turf “breathe.”  Golf Superintendent Greg Bliek and his staff are always working to keep your golf game a quality experience.  Book your tee time here.