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Summertime fun.

The American & Sacramento Rivers converge at Discovery Park, just North of downtown Sac. The... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2017
Steve R
Roseville, California
Spectacular Clean River

We hiked along the American River on a beautiful sunny day. Great clean safe easy to follow trails... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2017
Greenville, Michigan
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This area offers challenging long distance runs through dirt paths and over sloping terrain.
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Reviewed May 25, 2017

The American & Sacramento Rivers converge at Discovery Park, just North of downtown Sac. The Sacramento is fast moving and muddy but where to go to ski or Jetski. The American conversely is clear, flat water and slowly meanders down to the Sac River. About...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Steve R
Reviewed April 22, 2017

We hiked along the American River on a beautiful sunny day. Great clean safe easy to follow trails with spectacular views and great photo opportunities.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jugglenut
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Due to all the rain, this area is currently flooding well over its banks. As a matter of fact, you cannot even determine where the banks of the river are. Normally this is a great area to walk and enjoy but not this month and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank nat1225
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Visited in December. The river was very high due to dam releases upstream. Discovery park was closed due to flooding. It is always exciting to see the river so full of water in the wintertime.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank watchman01
Reviewed November 17, 2016

I was lucky to live near the American River, which has a parkway with bike paths and dirt running trail. Beautiful nature, beautiful water, and even wild life. Wonderful.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Low_Hertz
Reviewed July 25, 2016

My office is on the other side of the levee from the American River. I often walk along the South Bank or along the bike trail on the North Side of the river. The bike trail goes from the confluence of the American and Sacramento...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Dan834
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Nice area with fishing, trails to walk, birds/wildlife to see and just fun to explore. There are several access points. Fun to just explore, relax and enjoy the scenery.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Steven W
Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

I'm a water lover, and this river is one of the pretty ones! Definitely worth stopping for, and I'll probably go back sometime soon!

2  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed May 3, 2013

I cannot begin to say how fabulous this is. I love this - I have been coming here for years and it never gets old. But be careful - the water can be cold ini the spring and the currents are dangerous. Be sure to...More

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank Kathy B
Reviewed November 28, 2012

The lower American River is a treasure for the Sacramento area. Great fishing, picnicking and wildlife watching. Nice place to relax for an afternoon.

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank JerryJac
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