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The Carmichael Water District is installing a water pipeline near the Rossmoor access road to Coloma Dr. Construction inside the park access begins on August 25, 2015, and the public access to Roosmoor Bar will be closed until late September 2015.
Sacramento County Regional Parks is looking for new Park Rangers. To be considered for a position, submit your application by 5 p.m. on September 15, 2015. Learn more about the position here.
On Sunday, August 16, AT&T will begin installing a utility pole along the American River Parkway trail near mile 22.5 (just east of the Fish & Game entrance). From August 16 to 21, AT&T will close a portion of the trail and post lighted traffic detour signs. The detour will move eastbound traffic off the trail at the Fish & Game entrance onto the park road and then onto Gold Country to make a left turn. At a short distance along Gold Country, the detour veers slightly left to meet back up with the trail. Heading westbound, the detour follows this route in reverse. The remainder of the work will be complete by August 31 and will not involve the closure of the trail.
Sacramento County and the Department of Regional Parks is warning everyone to beware of the dangerous river conditions along the Lower American River. As of July 21, 2015, five people have drowned on the American River this year. Several drownings have occurred at Discovery Park and this area of the river is especially dangerous, as the river levels and currents are constantly changing. Visitors of all ages should wear a life jacket, learn about water safety and understand the following:
As multi-year drought conditions continue, Sacramento County’s Regional Parks have experienced an increase in wildfires. The lack of rain has stressed the parks’ trees and other vegetation, increasing flammability and lengthening the fire season. Regional Parks is responding to this increased threat with a more aggressive approach to fire fuel reduction and to firebreaks. Learn more...
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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