Category Archives: Golden Necklace

American Discovery Trail

Now this is a trail, as Wikipedia notes: An excerpt. The American Discovery Trail is a system of recreational trails and roads which collectively form a coast-to-coast hiking and biking trail across the mid-tier of the United States. Horses can … Continue reading

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Build the Epic Trail

We have long called for some major trail building connected to the American River Trail , see our post at https://riverparkwayblog.wordpress.com/2011/10/24/the-golden-necklace-trail/ and see Golden Necklace category. This article from Comstock’s Magazine looks great. An excerpt. There was a time about … Continue reading

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Tahoe to Pyramid Bike Trail

This work which we profiled in our 2007 research report (p. 27) as part of a vision allowing biking from Sacramento over the Sierras to Tahoe (the Folsom Lake to Tahoe segment is being worked on by the American River … Continue reading

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A Golden Park Idea

Gold Rush Park—they have a page on Facebook—is a great concept and one we have been supportive of since its beginning advocacy by Joe Genshlea and Jack  Diepenbrock many years ago and this article in the Sacramento Bee is welcome. … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Golden Necklace, Parks, River Development

Levee Fencing II

As we noted in yesterday’s post, this is an issue that should be resolved through voluntary sale of private property rather than coerced selling through eminent domain to further recreational goals benefitting the few. Our organization does support the concept … Continue reading

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Houston Bike Path

They are planning–if voters approve–a major path circling the city, ( much as our envisioned bike path would Sacramento County, see Golden Necklace Trail post on our News Page) as this article from City Parks Blog reports. An excerpt. “Imagine … Continue reading

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Biking Sacramento

This article from the Sacramento Bee notes how good an area Sacramento is for biking, with further improvements—as long as valuable car lanes are not lost—still in development. One of the improvements we advocate is a bike trail from the … Continue reading

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