River sights in California
- Sort by:
The North and Middle Forks of the American River converge below a bridge on Hwy 49, about 4 miles south of Auburn. In summer this is the popular Auburn State Recreation Area for sunning and swimming, though the current can be dangerous. Numerous trails in the area are shared by hikers, mountain-bikers and horses. Boaters have an entire campground and boating trail exclusively for them.
One of the most popular trails is the Western States Trail, which connects Auburn State Recreation Area to Folsom Lake State Recreation Area and Folsom Lake. It is the site of the annual '100 Miles in One Day' horseback ride, which starts in Soda Springs, near Truckee (visit…