With the warmer days, Nevada County Celebration of Trails Weekend is a great way to motivate to get outside and enjoy local trails.  Bear Yuba Land Trust kicks off the celebration with the Fireside Chat at the Inn Town Campground Thursday, May 31st with Hank Meals (6-7:30pm).
  • 1st annual Hike-a-Thon along the future trail Pines-to-Mines Trail in Nevada County, 8:30am to 12pm, Saturday, June 2nd
  • Nature Walk at Burton Homestead Preserve, 9:30 – 11:30 am, Sunday, June 3
  • Family Hike on the Hirschman Trail with FREED, 10am, Sunday, June 3
  • No – Drop XCountry Trail Ride with BONC, 9am, Sunday, June 3
  • Walk on Wolf Creek Trail with Wolf Creek Community Alliance, 10:30 am – noon; Sunday, June 3
  • Lone Grave Loop Equestrian Ride, 11 a.m, Sunday, June 3

Click here for a full description of the events.

In addition to the trail events, you can stop the Ol Republic Roadhouse (former 5 Mile House) on Highway 20 in Nevada City for a fun family-friendly trails day festival from 12pm to 5 p.m, with shuttle options by Yuba Bus or the Ol Republic Brewery Tap Room from 3pm to 8pm.  Vendors this year include:  Bicyclists of Nevada CountyGold Country Trails CouncilPacific Crest Trail AssociationForest Trails Alliance, Yuba Trails Stewardship, Tahoe National ForestSierra Club-Sierra Nevada GroupState ParksSierra FundTwo Chicks Beef JerkyGold Crush Climbing GymMountain RecreationYuba BusKVMRxFolk Trails Hiking ClubCity of Grass ValleyCity of Nevada CityCounty of NevadaNevada Irrigation DistrictFREED and more!

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.”

So, are you inspired to get outside and hit the trails?  We’re excited to have the Folk Trails Hiking Club continue their summer Nevada City history hikes from the Inn Town Campground, click here for more info.  Check out our outdoor adventure page for more 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 Ol Republic Brewery on Friday, June 1st for Ales for Trails and try the new craft beer Trailside IPA.  Post a comment if you’ve got a favorite local hike or adventure you want to share.

Celebration of Trails Day Fair, photos by Erin Thiem

© 2018 InnSide Nevada City, Photos by Erin Thiem, Jesse Locks, Laura Peterson, Robin Mayoff

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