Hikes, Programs, and Events

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Dec 1 - Winter Dinner 5:30-8pm (a few spots are still open. Call to get on the list)

Dec 3 - Traverse Creek Hike "Getting to know ARC"

Dec 4 - Bird Walk at El Dorado Ranch

Dec 8 - Reptiles and Amphibians in the Foothills

Dec 10 - Candle Making (During Coloma State Park Holiday Houses Tour)

Jan 8 - Capturing Wakamatsu: A Poetry Workshop




Photo Corner:


These 6,000+ year old petroglyphs were carved by the indigenous people that have called the Sierra Nevada home for thousands of years.  For more information about the American River Headwaters project, check out: www.arconservancy.org/ARHeadwaters

Latest News and Announcements

Great Sierra River Cleanup was a great success! Thank you to all our volunteers

American River Headwaters Acquisition Complete!

Salmon Falls Trailhead Project Updates

Purchase Your Chili Bar River Park Season Pass Here

South Fork American River Trail Featured in Sacramento Bee

Restoration Meets Culture at Ladies Valley



Our MissionThe American River Conservancy serves our communities by ensuring healthy ecosystems within the Upper American and Upper Cosumnes River watersheds through land conservation, stewardship and education.





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