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Beach day at the Flat

Nimbus Flat has a nice swimming area, and there are sailboats, kayaks, a SUPS for rent. The beach... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
seashoregal05
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Roseville, California
Nimbus hatchery

A terrific place to watch fish being raised, good view of the dam, the river, fish being released... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Dennis Y
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Citrus Heights, California
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

really fun to catch fish by the dam. Whenever i go, i always catch at least one. For me this is like the only spot that i would recommend to catch salmon.

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Reviewed April 18, 2017

The fish hatchery is an awesome place to visit. I have visited it several times and I did just this month. Even though there are no fish right now it is great o see the river so high and flowing so well. The hatchery is a great entry point to the trails along the river.

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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a great weekend stop on The American River Parkway for a long or short hike to clear your mind and recreate.

Thank Ed O
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

We love visiting the hatchery. The hatchery offers a free toddler story and craft time during the cooler months (too hot in summer). We love watching the fish jumping up the ladder during salmon season. It is so wonderful to have a great educational place for the family to come and learn about nature.

Thank SaraJL
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Reviewed March 2, 2017

Love birding this area of the American River from autumn through spring and the observing the salmon run (raptors!) in the fall is such a treat just a few miles from home!

Thank Sarah S
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