American River Parkway


American River Parkway Fire Sends Smoke Into Sacramento Skies

A wind-whipped blanket of smoke swallowed up the bike trail along the parkway as relentless, shifting winds forced nearby business owners to pack up and leave.


(Credit: Sacramento Fire Dept./Periscope)

Grass Fire Burns On American River Parkway Near Cal Expo

A fire burned on the American River Parkway, west of Cal Expo on Tuesday morning.


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Local Fire Agencies Setting Training Fires Along American River

Firefighting agencies statewide are concerned about the fire dangers posed by the drought. Starting today in the Sacramento area, they will intentionally set fires so firefighters can train on techniques.


McKinley Park (credit: A. Sargis)

Best Places For Your Dog To Enjoy The Day Outdoors In Sacramento

Whether relaxing together over breakfast or a brew on a sunny patio, swimming and hiking along the river or participating in the Doggy Dash, there are many places in Sacramento that will help get you on the fast track to canine happiness.



Fires Prompt Push For New BBQ Restrictions In Sacramento County

The American River Parkway is seeing an uptick in fires this year, and now Sacramento County leaders are cracking down on fire pits.


A fire burns along the American River Parkway July 4, 2014.

Sacramento Considers Banning Barbecues Along Most Of American River Parkway

Park supervisors blame the drought, saying that the extremely dry conditions are creating high fire danger along the 23-mile parkway.


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American River Parkway Fires Put Focus On Homeless Camps Amid Dry Brush

No homes burned in the July 4 fire, but smoke from the 160-acre blaze postponed a Sacramento Republic FC match and nearly meant the cancellation of the Cal Expo fireworks show.


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American River Parkway Rangers Propose Letting Dogs Back On Bike, Horse Trails

Under current law, dogs aren’t allowed on the trails, because they pose a public safety risk, by running into, or even biting, cyclists.


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American River Arson Suspect Faces Judge Monday

The arson suspect accused of setting a fire on the American River is expected to face a judge on Monday.


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$30K Raised For American River Parkway Rebuild After Fires

Efforts to repair burned out parts of the American River Parkway made a splash Saturday.


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American River Arson Suspect Says She Sets Fires As Cry For Help

“On a whim, you just go and do something that is normally not you,” she said. “The fire was an expression of how angry I was, I couldn’t get any help to deal with that anger.”


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Investigators Say Woman May Be Linked To Other American River Parkway Fires

Evangeline Deutsch was arrested on Thursday in connection with a fire, and may be linked to three other arson cases along the American River Parkway.