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Wild for the Yuba

Mark you calendar's for next Sunday, June 4th, Wild for the Yuba, a party to help the South Yuba River Citizens League. “Wild for the Yuba is SYRCL’s way to kick-off  the summer river season, and is a great way to support SYRCL’s…
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Earth Day

How are you going to celebrate Earth Day?  There are a lot of great local events this week to help you appreciate Mother Nature.  Go check out the State of the Yuba, Wednesday, April 19th, and find out how you can get involved to protect…
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Nevada Theatre Film Series

Didn’t get a chance to see The Best of The Fest or the Locals Night at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in January?  The Nevada Theatre Film Series is partnering with the Wild & Scenic Film Festival to host an 8 week series of…
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South Yuba River

Happy August.  If you haven't been for a dip in the South Yuba River, it's time to motivate.  At the Outside Inn and Inn Town Campground I am constantly getting asked, "Is there any water?  Can we go swimming?"  The answer is yes.  The…
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Wild for the Yuba

Mark you calendar's for next Saturday's, June 4th, Wild for the Yuba, a party to help the South Yuba River Citizens League. “Wild for the Yuba is SYRCL’s way to kick-off  the summer river season, and is a great way to support…
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Best River Town

Nevada City is currently in the running for Outside Magazine's Best Towns contest, as one of the contenders for Best River Town.  If you haven't already gone and voted, click here, we've got 3 more days to win the popularity contest.  Here…
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Earth Day Events

How are you going to celebrate Earth Day?  There are a lot of great local events this week to help you appreciate Mother Nature.  Stop by Sierra College Nevada County Campus today, Wednesday, April 20th today from 10am-3pm at the Bell…
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Nevada County STEAM Expo

The first annual Nevada County STEAM Expo took place today at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The free family friendly event combined science, technology, engineering, art and math.  Kids of all ages had the opportunity to do hands on art…
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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The 2016 Wild & Scenic Film Festival makes a big impact on Nevada City, but also helps increase awareness of so many important issues, organizations and environmental causes.  The mission of the SYRCL annual film festival is a call…
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Edwards Crossing, South Yuba River

Last week during the heat wave I took the opportunity to channel the sense of adventure of the Outside Inn and had a date at the South Yuba River.  The water is low, but there are still plenty of places to jump in and cool down.  While…
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South Yuba River

Who's ready to say goodbye to summer?  Not me!  While school may have started for many Nevada City and Grass Valley students this week, I think it's a great time to head for another dip in the South Yuba River.  Click here for another…
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Wild for the Yuba

Mark you calendar's for this Saturday's, June 6th, Wild for the Yuba event to help the South Yuba River Citizens League. “Wild for the Yuba is SYRCL’s way to kick-off  the summer river season, and is a great way to support SYRCL’s…
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Trails Day Fair

Nevada County Celebration of Trails Day Fair today was a success.  Thanks to all the folks who participated, it was awesome to see groups and businesses who support the outdoors and trails gathered in one spot.  BYLT Outreach Coordinator…
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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The 2015 Wild & Scenic Film Festival makes a big impact on Nevada City, but also helps increase awareness of so many important causes, organizations and motivated individuals.  The mission of the SYRCL annual film festival is a call…
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Crazy Outside Inn Blog Giveaway

The Outside Inn's blog is excited to share the end of the year crazy giveaway.  All year long I showcase, spotlight and share exciting things to do in Nevada City and Grass Valley.  Two years ago a little end of year basket came to life…
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Lower Yuba River

The Lower Yuba River, a calm stretch of the river below the Highway 20 bridge, offered a fun family friendly activity earlier this summer.  With the SYRCL Annual River Clean Up coming up this Saturday, I figured now was a good time to remind…
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South Yuba River, Washington

School's starting and while it may mean the end of summer vacation for some, many of us think now is really the perfect time to go to the South Yuba River!  Here are a few photos from a trip last month with my friend Moira, she decided…
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South Yuba River

Summer is here and it's time to cool off at the South Yuba River.  I've written plenty of blog posts on hikes, bike rides and swimming spots on the river, click here for a great list of local outdoor activities, but it's always fun to revisit…
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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…
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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is one of the top environmental film festivals in our country and Nevada City and Grass Valley certainly pulled out the welcome mats for the event.  Organized by SYRCL, this year marked the 12th annual event,…
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Wild and Scenic Artist Showcase

Wild and Scenic Film Festival has returned and with it the community is transformed into an art gallery.  This year both downtown Nevada City and Grass Valley have almost 50 artists on display.  If you have time this weekend take a moment…