Posts

, ,

National Trails Day

This Saturday, June 7th is National Trails Day and the Bear Yuba Land Trust has organized lots of events to help encourage folks to get outside and enjoy the trails.  A full list of the day's activities can be found here.  So whether you're…
, , , , , ,

Buttermilk Bend Trail, South Yuba River

Buttermilk Bend Trail along the South Yuba River, down at Bridgeport Covered bridge is one of those spring walks you just need to do while the wildflowers are out.  I've promoted the hike here, here, here and here, but finally managed to make…
, , , , ,

Spring Flowers

It's that time of year when the flowers start to bloom and everywhere you turn around town there is a new pop of color.  These flowers were all found within a block of the Outside Inn, so come for a visit (still a few more weeks left of our…
, ,

Bridgeport Fall Festival

Contributed by Lenka Vodicka, local photographer and Nevada City blogger Thank you so much for inviting me to share on the Outside Inn Blog! Nevada County has so many wonderful events! One of our favorites happened this past weekend at the…
, , , , , , , , ,

Nevada County Images-Josh Miller Photography

The 7 reasons I love living in Nevada County, By Josh Miller I'd like to welcome a special guests to the Outside Inn's blog, Josh Miller, a local photography whose work I have long admired.  After his photo graced the cover of Nevada County…
, ,

Cycling Nevada City to Downieville

Today's blog post comes from my mother, Evans Phelps, who is an inspiration to many of us in her continual quest for new outdoor experiences .  This week she took a ride with her new touring bike from Tour of Nevada City and shared some…
, , , , ,

Point Defiance Loop Trail

If you've been to look at the wildflowers at Bridgeport, but would like a slightly more challenging hike, check out the Point Defiance Loop Trail, which starts at the historic covered bridge and heads downstream.  Not as well known as the…
, , , , , ,

Buttermilk Bend Wildflower Hike

The wildflowers are starting to bloom along the Buttermilk Bend trail by Bridgeport, South Yuba River.  The docent led walks start today, Saturday, March 16th at 11am and continue every Saturday and Sunday through May 19th.  The 2 mile…
, , ,

More I Heart NC Images

Sarah Coleman and Tahiti Pehrson's art show "I Heart NC" opens tonight at Kitkitdizzi.  The artists are sharing a few additional images from their iconic Nevada City gallery on the Outside Inn's blog, thanks guys.  The Outside Inn hearts…
, , , , , ,

Bridgeport

While the temperatures may be dropping a bit, now is still a fabulous time to head to the South Yuba River.  Head down to Bridgeport and walk along the Buttermilk Bend trail, check out the covered bridge or bring a book and sit on a rock…
, , , , ,

Buttermilk Bend Trail, Bridgeport

The wildflowers are in season at Bridgeport on the South Yuba River.  Pack a picnic and head to Buttermilk Bend Trail, the level trail follows the river for 1.2 miles and is perfect for all ages and abilities.  Guided walks every Saturday…
, , ,

Cycling to Bridgeport

What do you do when there's no snow?  Get on your bike!  Put on your Outside Inn jersey and hit the fabulous Nevada County roads.  Dieter and the ladies rode did the Bridgeport Loop.  Stop by the Outside Inn for a map, because one of these…
, ,

More Yuba River Swimming holes

Summer in Nevada City is all about swimming in the South Yuba river.  There are a number of different places to take a dip, some as close as 10 minutes from downtown Nevada City.  Many thanks to Outside Inn repeat guest Paul de Benedictis…
, , , , ,

Buttermilk Bend Trail

Buttermilk Bend trail at Bridgeport on the South Yuba River is covered with wildflowers and worth a visit.  Docent led wildflower walks are held every weekend at 11am between now and early May.  The walk is suitable for all…
, , , ,

Bridgeport Loop

Nevada City is known for it’s cycling, whether it’s the annual Tour of Nevada City bike race, the Amgen Tour of California (which started in Nevada City last year) or one of its many local rides.  Evans Phelps and Wanda Shiotsuka took…