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Lower American River, Sacramento

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#12 of 16 in Parks in Sacramento
Biking Trail · Hidden Gem · Jogging Path
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  • In high water you can explore the flooded woodlands along the banks, especially around Howe Avenue. It's not pristine and you encounter things you might need to tell the cops about but there are also....  more
    In high water you can explore the flooded woodlands along the banks, especially around Howe Avenue. It's not pristine and you encounter things you might need to tell the cops about but there are also....  more »
  • The American & Sacramento Rivers converge at Discovery Park, just North of downtown Sac. The Sacramento is fast moving and muddy but where to go to ski or Jetski. The American conversely is clear... 
    The American & Sacramento Rivers converge at Discovery Park, just North of downtown Sac. The Sacramento is fast moving and muddy but where to go to ski or Jetski. The American conversely is clear...  more »
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  • My favorite place! We always park one car at the Sunrise recreation area and one car at Riverbend. We used to rent a raft but since we love it so much, we got our own. Best outdoor activity to do in Sacramento.
  • So much fun! Well the trick is that you have to kinda go with two cars, so you can take one car and leave it down the river and other up the river where you start. When we got there, there were a lot of people, but over all everyone was friendly and just trying to have a good time! Lots of people were attached to each other, by the looks it was as if they were all in many different groups! It was busy and I wish people would recycle bottles more! I saw a lot of floating bottles and punctuated rafts. I am thinking about bring my kid here next time, it would be a blast for a kid! it was well spent 4hrs just floating down the river! And thinking about whatever comes to your mind since you are just nature glazing!

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