auburn state recreation area

Fees on the rise at Auburn, Folsom Lake state recreation areas

The Gold Fields District of California State Parks announced fee increases effective July 1 at two local state recreation areas - Folsom and Auburn. The changes include a $2 increa ...

Gold panning spikes in Auburn State Recreation Area rivers

AUBURN CA - Rivers in the Auburn State Recreation Area have been getting a workout from pans and hands. Supervising Ranger Scott Liske said that he’s witnessed a spike in pannin ...

Tarantulas scour foothills with sense of purpose

It’s tarantula mating season in the foothills. For some, that means an opportunity to venture out for a rare sighting of the reclusive giant of the arachnid world as the spider r ...

Urban park holds some nice surprises

Have you caught spring fever yet? I say face it square on before it catches you. The best way? Hit the trail. To explore new territory beyond Loomis and Penryn boundaries, I sugge ...

Pay for rescue? American River daredevil’s wild ride sparks questions

A man swept downstream at the confluence and rescued from a rock by a California Highway Patrol helicopter has an unforgettable story to tell his buddies. But a witness who says h ...

Auburn State Recreation Area future-funding efforts continue

With $1.11 million in U.S. Bureau of Reclamation funding pledged for 2011 and 2012, efforts to protect and maintain the 26,000-acre Auburn State Recreation Area continue to focus o ...

Overflow crowd shows concern for Auburn State Recreation Area at forum

Concerned about the future of the 26,000-acre Auburn State Recreation Area, a crowd packed the Placer County Board of Supervisors chambers and spilled out into the hallway today fo ...

Auburn State Recreation Area funding issues to be on front burner at forum

With the threat of the federal funding tap being turned off for the Auburn State Recreation Area, Placer County and Auburn officials are providing a public forum Tuesday to conside ...

Auburn State Recreation Area BLM takeover? It’s all about the money

The Bureau of Land Management seems like a logical choice to take over the Auburn State Recreation Area as the U.S Bureau of Reclamation falters on funding. But there’s one big c ...

Fed funding drop threatens Auburn State Recreation Area’s future

Time and money is running out on Lake Clementine. The same goes for the Auburn State Recreation Area it’s located in as the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation grapples with shrinking bu ...

Sierra Club to hear about park rangers

Mike Lynch, an author and acting superintendent of the Auburn State Recreation Area, will present a visual history of state park rangers at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at the Auburn ...

Dog's horse-attack ‘wanted’ posters plaster Norcal

Reward posters are going up on walls in pet stores and veterinarian offices from Reno to Sacramento to Stockton in a new regional drive to collar a man and dog involved in a brutal ...

Opening river near Auburn exposes nude, gay beaches

Boaters along a newly opened stretch of American River are getting exposed to a form of nature many weren’t anticipating. Over the past three decades, nude sunbathers — mostly ...