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H2O Adventures

Have you ever been rafting down the Yuba?  The river is up and H20 Adventures has out enjoy the rapids.  H2O Adventures was started by two local brothers from Colfax who grew up whitewater rafting and kayaking all over California and the…
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South Yuba River Swimming Holes

Swimming holes on the South Yuba River are a major attraction in Nevada City at this time of the year.  A few weeks ago some guests from England stayed at the motel and had a copy Timothy Joyce's book "Swimming Holes of Ca" and wanted…
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49 Crossing, South Yuba River

The South Yuba River is just one of the many amazing reasons for why I love our community.  In the summer seasons the Outside Inn gives directions to river goers all day long, but us locals should remember to go down and visit the river during…
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Lower Yuba River Fishing

Did you know you can go fishing locally year round?  Local fly fishing school owner Ralph & Lisa Cutter stopped by the Outside Inn the other week to say hi and we got an opportunity to chat about some of the local spots for fishing.…
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Happy Labor Day

Can you believe it's the end of the summer season?  The Outside Inn is one busy place during June, July and August (with weekends already filling up for the summer of 2015). While I look forward to the fall colors and winter activities, I am…
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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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South Yuba River

Spring is in the air in Nevada City, the flowers are blooming, the temperatures are warming and who can resisit a beautiful afternoon visit down to the South Yuba River?  We tried to convince the kids that it was too cold for swimming, but…
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Triathlon Club

Is your New Years resolution to get in shape?  Have you ever considered doing a triathlon?  Are you inspired by the ladies at the Barbara Schmidt Millar Triathlon?  There's a new tri club forming right here in Nevada City.  The Soles…
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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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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…
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Hiking along the South Yuba Trail

Because this winter is so sunny, we got out our hiking shoes and went down to the South Yuba River canyon to hike upstream from Edwards Crossing.  The South Yuba River is a treat regardless of the season.   Starting at the Yuba Campground…
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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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Best of Nevada City

Happy New Year's Eve from all of us at the Outside Inn.  The Innside Nevada City blog has grown and evolved over the last 12 months and I'm excited to continue to share our love for the community in the year to come.  I've done a recap on…