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Discovery Park and the Sacramento River are hosting the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament Thursday April 30 to Sunday May 3, 2015. The Discovery Park launch ramp will be open to the public throughout the event. However, there will be some partial day closures during take-off in the mornings (5:00 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.) and weigh-in in the afternoons (1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.). Trailer parking will be limited at Discovery Park during these days.
The SacFit Parkway Half Marathon starts and ends on Saturday, May 2 at the William B. Pond Recreation Area, with walkers going upstream 6.5 miles to Sacramento Bar and runners going downstream 6.5 miles to the Guy West Bridge. The Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail will be closed from Sunrise Boulevard downstream to the Guy West Bridge from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Aid stations will be set up at approximately every 1 mile to provide support to the runners and walkers.
public review draft of the updated American River Parkway Sign Manual is now available. This
Early Notification Letter provides additional information on how to provide feedback on the manual.
Beginning on Thursday, January 15, 2015 workers will be using heavy equipment to dig and move vegetation near the archery range in Discovery Park. This work is part of the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency's riverbank restoration. The project's goal is to improve the habitat available for fish and wildlife by reconnecting the river to the floodplain.
First, elderberry shrubs near the river bank will be transplanted to upland areas previously cleared of blackberry vines. This will allow the bank to be graded for restored floodplain habitat. The final step will be to plant a native riparian plant community to support many fish, including juvenile salmonids, and other wildlife species, as well as improve the overall values of the American River Parkway. The entire project is expected to be completed by fall/winter 2015.
American River Parkway
More than 5 million visitors annually enjoy the 23-mile "jewel of Sacramento".
Sacramento County provides three championship golf courses and one nine-hole executive golf course for the community to enjoy.
Therapeutic Recreation Services
TRS provides therapeutic recreation opportunities for individuals with disabilities residing in Sacramento County.
Rangers provide safety and law enforcement services 365 days a year to assist with emergencies and other issues.
Sacramento River Delta
Explore islands, take a picnic, go swimming or fishing, or enjoy world-renowned wind surfing.
Deer Creek Hills
Hike or horseback ride through 4,060 acres of rolling grasslands and oak woodland
Dry Creek Parkway
This 6-mile corridor features a golf course, horse trails, picnic facilities, fishing, soccer fields, and hiking trails.
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