Category Archives: Parks

Wonderful Photos from the Parkway

Channel 3 has this great story with photos. An excerpt. “A Fair Oaks photographer is on a mission to capture fleeting moments along the American River Parkway that can be easily overlooked with earbuds, conversations and focusing on the trail. … Continue reading

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Beautiful New Trail at Tahoe

As this story from Capital Radio reports, this new trail is a stunner. An excerpt. (AP) — A new, 3-mile long bicycle and pedestrian trail hugging the northeast shore of Lake Tahoe is providing new access to hidden beaches and … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Parks

North Coast Great Redwood Trail

If this comes to pass, as the Press Democrat writes, it would be a great big WOW! An excerpt. The first steps toward making a more than 300-mile walking and cycling trail from the San Francisco Bay to Humboldt Bay, … Continue reading

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Land Park, Olmstead & the Parkway

Olmstead’s spirit and work (he did Central Park) needs to be a model for the Parkway as it was for Land Park. An excellent article from the Sacramento Bee. An excerpt. In 1918, the city of Sacramento bought the tract … Continue reading

Posted in History, Parks

Central Park, Our Model for Parkway

There is a lot to recommend the modeling though at first glance nothing is the same between an urban park in a city of millions and a suburban park spread out over many jurisdictions. But the Parkway is as central … Continue reading

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Mariposa Grove Re-Opens!

Wonderful news as reported by Mercury News. An excerpt. YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — After being closed to the public for nearly three years, Mariposa Grove, the storied forest of giant sequoia trees at Yosemite National Park first set aside for … Continue reading

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ARPPS Newsletter, Spring 2018, Two Rivers Trail

American River Parkway Preservation Society Newsletter: Issue 58 – Spring 2018 ________________________________________________________ Contents Announcement:   Article about ARPPS                                                                  Page 1 Essay: Two Rivers Trail                                                                                                Page 1 Society Information:                                                                                              Page 6 ________________________________________________________ Announcement: Article about ARPPS Inside Publications published an … Continue reading

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