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Hirschman's Pond Trail

While I'm still dreaming of winter weather, why not get outside and enjoy an outdoor adventure?  The Outside Inn loves to help both locals and visitors get out and explore. Two of the most popular options from the motel are the Deer Creek Tribute…
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Get outside: skiing, hiking, biking and more

Hello January, I've been thinking of writing a blog post about places to go skiing, sledding, snow shoeing and all sorts of other fun winter outdoor fun, but we're currently experiencing a spring fever.  So while we wait for Mother Nature to…
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Deer Creek Tribute Trail

The new Deer Creek Tribute Trail suspension bridge is open and the extension of the trail is a great new addition to the downtown Nevada City trail network.  "This new segment of trail and this new pedestrian bridge are part of the larger…
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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…
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Jim Rogers Memorial Ride

The fifth annual Jim Rogers Memorial Ride took place today, to honor one of Nevada City's memories and to educate the community of safe cycling and driving practices.  Jim Rogers was killed in 2010 by a motorist who was texting and driving.…
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Snow Mountain NID Trail

While we wait for the rain to return to California, why not head outside and soak up the sunshine.  Snow Mountain NID trail is one mile up Highway 20 and offers a level easy hike along the irrigation ditch.  So grab your bike, your kid, the…
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Why I love Nevada City

Happy New Year!  I love our community and have put together a list of a few of the reasons why I love Nevada City. Community: I love the small town vibe of our community, whether it's people helping others in need, small town businesses…
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Thanksgiving Cycling Events

Eat too much turkey?  Maybe it's time to get outside and enjoy some fresh air!  This weekend there are a number of great outdoor themed events, if you missed the Turkey Trot there's still time to join the Bear Yuba Land Trust Turkey Trek. …
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National Trails Day

This Saturday is National Trails Day and the Bear Yuba Land Trust has organized a wide range of activities to encourage folks to get out and explore.  So whether you head out to the Deer Creek Tribute trail or take a nature walk with Alicia…
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Top 5 Things to Do with Kids

Contributed by Kathy Spoto Here are my top five things to do with kids in Nevada County on a sunny day.  First up, pull on your cowboy boots and gallop over to Purpose Ranch.  Wranglers welcome visitors to make friends with 26…
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Art OnSite Deer Creek Tribute Trail

Have you been for a walk/run/bike ride along the Deer Creek Tribute Trail?  The 9 mile trail starts in downtown Nevada City and explores the area above, beside and through Deer Creek.  Stop by the Outside Inn's office for a free map if you…
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Hirschman Trail

The opening cermony for Hirschman's Trial is April 21st, 9am.  I've complied a few of my favorite photos from the last year.  If you need directions the Outside Inn office has a free map of the trail.  It's become a favorite of our guests,…
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Deer Creek Tribute Trail Community Trek

The Deer Creek Tribute Trail a joint effort by a number of fabulous local non-profits (Sierra Fund, Nevada County Land Trust, American Rivers & Sierra Streams Institute (formally Friends of Deer Creek) is having a kick off party for National…