Hikes, Programs, and Events

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Oct 22- Granite Chief Picayune Valley Day-Hike Full with waiting list

Oct 23 - Evening Hike and Wine/Cheese Tasting 

Oct 29 - Wakamatsu Public Tour

Nov 4 - Botanical Explorers of the Western States

Nov 5 - Cronan Ranch Hike 

Nov 6 - Getting to know ARC Hike - Magnolia Ranch

Nov 9 - Getting to know ARC Hike - Traverse Creek

Nov 12 - Quarry Trail Hike

Nov 12 - Born to Roam/Family Exploration

Nov 12 - Pine Needle Basket Class

Nov 13 - Wakamatsu Historical Tour

Nov 19 - Getting to know ARC Hike - Traverse Creek


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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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