Welcome to the "jewel of Sacramento," the 23-mile American River Parkway. More than 5 million visitors enjoy this unique wildlife and recreation area annually. Fishing, boating and rafting opportunities lure water enthusiasts. Picnic sites, golfing, guided natural and historic tours and much more are often just steps away from the paved trails. Access to the Parkway is available at various points off of Highway 50.
View interactive map of the American River Parkway provided by the Sacramento Bee.
This map shows the location of a variety of the recreation areas along the Parkway. For a more detailed explanation of all the recreation areas, please refer to the list of parks below.
William B. Pond Recreation Area