The Heart of the Gold Country
Amador County Fairgrounds, with its rolling green lawns, stately old oak trees and immaculately groomed buildings and grounds, has gained the statewide reputation of having one of the prettiest fairgrounds in the West. OPEN YEAR-ROUND!
Backing the 100' x 200' arena, an authentic miniature frontier town graces the wooden boardwalk, and takes you back into the great Mother Lode atmosphere.
Whether you enjoy camping, fishing, water skiing, hiking or swimming, Bear River Lake is the place to be. They are located 42 miles east of Jackson on Hwy 88.
They have many activities planned for their campers during the summer, including tacos on Friday nights and a steak dinner on Saturday nights. They also have many activities for the kids, including a playground, volleyball, a beach area and a game room.
Pet friendly park with a play set, basketball court and volleyball net. Perfect for the whole family. Restrooms and water are available.
This 6.5 acre park is located along Highway 49/88 in the northern area of the City of Jackson. Facilities include the Jackson City Pool, which is open to the public for recreational swimming and lessons from June through Labor Day weekend.
The park also includes John Aime Field, a baseball diamond used primarily for youth baseball games, one tennis court, a new playground structure for kids age 2 to 12 and lots of shaded, grassy picnic areas for public and private gatherings.
This pocket-style park built in 2002 includes picnic tables, a half-court basketball court and a play structure. The park also includes incredible views of the City. Access to the park is from Alpine Street, opposite the intersection with Michelle Court.
A multi-use recreational complex including a covered Equestrian multipurose arena, stables & corrals, amphitheater, rodeo arena, picnic grounds, soccer fields.
This long-time shop specializes in children’s books and carries numerous books on California’s Gold Country history. Don’t miss the outstanding collection of Hummel’s and Precious Moments.
Open daily 10-5 p.m.
Sutter Creek, CA 95685
Located in Sutter Creek, Minnie Provis Park has swing sets and plenty of grass for running around, as well as a popular baseball diamond and bleachers. Restrooms and water are available.
Pardee Reservoir Recreation Area first opened to the public in 1958 and is open daily from Friday President's Day Weekend in February through the first Sunday in November each season. The many amenities that Pardee Lake Recreation offers includes: Fishing, Boating, Camping, Hiking & picnicking, Boat rentals, ten lane boat launch ramp, new state of the art fish cleaning station, Developed overnight Camping, 2 swimming pools, RV sites with full hook-ups, Laundry & hot showers, WiFi, Flush restrooms, Coffee shop, Store, Gas station, Full service marina and Wildlife galore!
Pine Grove Community Park is on Highway 88 across the street of the historic Pine Grove Town Hall. It is open year round, has picnic tables, BBQ grills, playground, water,and bathrooms. No dogs allowed. Pine Grove Park is available for rental and special events.
Pioneer Park, on Buckhorn Ridge Road, is a community park with facilities for baseball, basketball, playground, and bathrooms. Dogs are allowed. No overnight camping.
Breathtaking beauty and quiet serenity are the trademarks of Plasse's Resort on Silver Lake in California's High Sierras. This secluded family resort is at the 7,200 foot elevation with the grandeur of mountain peaks, dense forests, cloistered lakes and meadows of wildflowers. Open from June until October each year, Plasse's Resort has something for every nature lover and outdoor enthusiast.
By the night, week, or season- Plasse's vacation getaway offers tent and RV campsites. And for the equestrian, separate camp facilities are available to accommodate guest and guest horses.