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Celebration of Trails Day

Nevada County Celebration of Trails Day is coming up next Saturday, June 3rd.  The all day, free event organized by Bear Yuba Land Trust kicks off with a number of ways to get out and enjoy the local trails.
  • Hike from Black Swan to Deer Creek led by Hank Meals
  • Family Hike on the Hirschman Trail with FREED
  • Deer Creek Tribute Trail with BYLT
  • 2017 Gold Country Trails Council Poker Ride

Click here for a full description of the events.

In addition to the trail events, you can stop the Tahoe National Forest headquarters in Nevada City for a fun family-friendly trails day festival from 12pm to 3 p.m

BYLT Community Engagement Manager Laura Petersen said, “It is so fabulous to see all these great organizations here to promote and encourage trails.  We are really hoping to build on the momentum for future collaborations.”  Vendors this year include: Tarp Tent, Gold Crush Climbing Gym, 49th Gold Country Scout Group, Bicyclists of Nevada County, Youth Bicyclists of Nevada County, City of Grass Valley, City of Nevada City, Empire Mine Park Association, FREED, Gold Country Trails Council, Mountain Recreation, Outside Inn, Inn Town Campground, Folk Trails Hiking Club, Nevada City Scenics, Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, Sierra Club, South Yuba River Citizens League, South Yuba River State Park Association, Sierra Fund, Tahoe National Forest, California Gold Kettle Corn, Placer Nature Center, Nevada County Woods Riders, and more!

So, are you inspired to get outside and hit the trails?  We’re excited to have the Folk Trails Hiking Club start their summer Nevada City hikes from the Inn Town Campground, click here for more info.  Check out our outdoor adventure page for more outdoor activities.  You can stop by the Outside Inn for a free trail map of some of our local favorites like the Deer Creek Tribute Trail and Hirschman Pond.  Thanks Bear Yuba Land Trust for organizing this great free activity for locals to get to know organizations dedicated to helping trails and the outdoors.  If you’re looking to support BYLT and can’t make it to the Celebration of Trails, you can stop by Three Forks Bakery & Brewery on Wednesday, May 31st for Ales for Trails and try the new craft beer Hirschman Hefeweizen.  Post a comment if you’ve got a favorite local hike or adventure you want to share.  And friendly reminder there’s still time to enter to win tickets to the Wild for the Yuba event on Sunday, June 4th.

© 2017 InnSide Nevada City, Photos by Erin Thiem, Jesse Locks, Laura Peterson, Robin Mayoff

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  1. Ingrid Knox
    Ingrid Knox says:

    It’s great that each year there are more trails or portions of trails available to use. Thanks for pulling all of the information together!

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