American River ParkwaySacramento's natural treasure, the 23-mile American River Parkway is a beautiful recreation and wildlife area just minutes from downtown. Edging the American River, the scenic parkway offers paved running, walking and bike trails, picnic sites, beaches, and fishing, boating and rafting adventures on Sacramento's wild rivers. Discover beautiful parks and recreation areas along the parkway, including Discovery Park, where the American River meets the Sacramento River, Paradise Beach, Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail and River Bend Park. Enjoy nature walks and historic tours.
Hours- Sunrise to sunset.
Prices- $5 for vehicles to enter the Regional Parks.
- Golden State Triathlon – Discovery Park
- Spirit of the Rock 50 Mile – To Cal Expo
- Running, Hiking & Biking
- Fishing, Rafting & Boating
- Horseback Riding
- Nature Walks & Historic Tours