Auburn State Recreation Area

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Auburn State Recreation Area

Location:South of I-80, between Auburn and Colfax. Main access is south of Auburn, via Highway 49 or Auburn-Foresthill Road.
Facilities:Boat-in and primitive campsites, picnic areas, multi-use trails, boat mooring, boat ramps; no drinking water available.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, boating, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, mountain biking, off-highway vehicle (OHV) riding, gold panning.
Special Features:Area includes more than 40 miles of the North and Middle Forks of the American river. Whitewater rafting is popular on both forks of the river, with Class II, III, and IV runs. More than 30 private outfitters are licensed to offer whitewater trips in Auburn SRA.
Address:c/o Gold Fields District Office
7806 Folsom-Auburn Rd
Folsom, CA 95630

Size: 42,000 acres.

See other parks in California.
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The top 10 California parks for families, according to the survey, are: Auburn State Recreation Area, Benbow Lake State Recreation Area, Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Emerald Bay State Park, Fallen Leaf Campground, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Lake Oroville State Recreation Area, Limekiln State Park, Palomar Mountain State Park and Russian Gulch State Park.
Auburn State Recreation Area, in the heart of the gold country, includes 40 miles of river (much of it is whitewater) on the North and Middle forks of the American River.
Driving on Interstate 80 in the Sierra Nevada foothills, most people zoom right past Auburn State Recreation Area.

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