Effie Yeaw Center: Now if you have littler ones who may not be up for the “High Sierras” quite yet- or, if you are just looking for a simple day outing with your family, then check out the this park located in Carmichael.
With a 77 acre nature preserve and smooth hiking trails through the riparian woodlands along the American River, this makes for a wonderful family outing.
Hidden Falls Regional Park: The nature park is a 221-acre open space located at 7587 Mears Place, north of Mt. Vernon Road between Auburn and Lincoln. The park is host to groves of woodlands, 7 miles of natural trails that are suitable for hiking, biking, running and horseback riding. It’s also home to Coon Creek, Deadman creek and a 20-30 foot high waterfall that runs year round. Activities include fishing, hiking, picnicking and wildlife viewing- a great way to spend a sunny Saturday afternoon!