American River Parkway


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.



Woman Arrested After 16th Street Fire May Be Connected To American River Parkway Blazes

A woman was arrested near the scene of a fire and is being investigated for a possible connection to a series of fires last week.



UPDATE: Fire Burns More Than 5 Acres Along American River Parkway

A fire is burning more than five acres along the American River Parkway, fire officials say.



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The Sacramento region boasts bicycle trails for every level of cyclist from recreational beginners to advanced, mud-loving mountain bikers.


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Best Spots For A Picnic In Sacramento

Sacramento’s perfect picnic places across the city will turn any lunchtime liaison into a picnickers paradise with activities for every outdoor enthusiast. From sports fields to rose gardens and playgrounds to bark parks, there is a little bit of everything in the five best places to bring a basket in Sacramento.