Hikes, Programs, and Events

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Sept 3 - Cronan Ranch Hike 

Sept 9 - Granite Chief Picayune Valley Day-Hike - Full with waiting list

Sept 10 - Born to Roam (B2R)

Sept 15, 16 & 18 - Wakamatsu OPEN Farm Days

Sept 17 - Great Sierra River Cleanup

Sept 18 - Cronan Ranch Hike

Sept 24 - Lover's Leap Hike 




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

Register now for the Great Sierra River Cleanup!

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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