Hikes, Programs, and Events

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Sept 24 - Lover's Leap Hike 

Oct 8 - Born to Roam (B2R)-Magnolia Ranch

Oct 9 - Wakamatsu Poetry workshop

Oct 9 - Wakamatsu Public Tour

Oct 15 - Scott's Lake Hike

Oct 15 - Jenkinson Lake Hike

Oct 16 - Cronan Ranch Hike

Oct 29 - Wakamatsu Public Tour



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


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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