Old Sacramento sits beside the Sacramento River on the East side. This makes it a great place to watch sunsets. It is also a great place to take pictures and propose to your girlfriend. I was just there to take pictures but little did I know I was going to witness a proposal that night! You can click on each of the thumbnail photos below to see them larger and click the little broken square in the upper right corner to see the photo full screen. Then click and drag on each photo to see up and down and left…
One of the most used bridges along the American River in Rancho Cordova is the foot bridge just down river from the Sunrise Avenue traffic bridge. It has been under water recently and had to have the side rails replaced. It is used by many people everyday and was very missed when the river flooded over it. These photos were taken on December 3rd, 2017. You can click on either photo and then click the “hotspot” in each photo to go to the next one. There are 10 photos in all. Photo 1 Photo 10
360 – Fair Oaks Bridge over the American River
Salmon Falls Bridge – South Fork American River
While kayaking the other day on the South Fork of the American River I saw some raft trains going down river.
I took this picture on September 7th of 2015 just up river from the Salmon Falls Rd bridge on the edge of the South Fork of the American River. These 2 were taken the same day just down river from the same bridge. I saw this water wheel on Google Maps and wanted to see if it was still there. Sure enough it was. I took this picture from my kayak This last Sunday the 20th of August, 2017 just up river from the same bridge. See how much more water there is in Folsom Lake? The next 2…
I was hoping to see more of the river on this hike but it was great exercise. This trail has some great views of the area and the river canyon. At times this trail can be very rocky and steep and dusty. The lake level was much higher than I have seen for quite some time.
This was my most strenuous hike yet. I didn’t plan it to be but I didn’t know I was going to hike on the wrong side of the river. After going so far I didn’t want to go back the way I came since I could see a trail on the South side. But I had to go farther up river than I realized before I could cross it without getting into water above my knees. The beauty is all around you though and hard to convey.