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American River Parkway Facts

This video highlights some of the facts of the American River Parkway, which are superimposed over aerial footage of the Lower American River and Parkway.

How the Parkway was Formed

This video briefly describes how the American River Parkway came to be formed and it's use today by various groups in our community.

California's Gold by Huell Howser

In an episode of California’s Gold, Huell Howser sets off from where the Sacramento and American River meet on a bike ride along the beautiful 23-mile American River Parkway. WATCH VIDEO

California Park and Recreation Society, District 2 Honors the American River Parkway

In 2012, CPRS named the American River Parkway to its Hall of Honor in the Regional Treasure category.

Sutter's Landing Park

Sutter's Landing Park is in the heart of Sacramento and just minutes from downtown. The park has an abundance of wildlife and has easy access to the American River. Expanding the park would provide additional access to the river and more habitat for flora and fauna.

Bill Griffith on the American River

In November of 2009 George Nyberg interviewed Bill Griffith while canoeing on his favorite stretch of the Lower American River. Bill explains why the river is important to him and shares his thoughts about paddling and life.

Elmer Aldrich

Watch a profile of Elmer Aldrich, one of the pioneers instrumental in the creation and protection of the American River Parkway. Elmer tells us how, in the early 1950s, he and others convinced the County Board of Supervisors and the City Council of Sacramento to create the Parkway in the public interest.

SARA's 50th Anniversary - Accomplishments Through the Years

The Save the American River Association celebrates it's 50th Anniversary, as guardians of the parkway, by reflecting on it's accomplishments over the past 50 years. This video includes beautiful aerial footage of the American River and Parkway.

SARA's 50th Anniversary - Congratulations

Distinguished Parkway advocates offer warm wishes to The Save the American River Association as they celebrate their 50th Anniversary.

Honoring Jim Jones

The Save the American River Association celebrates it's 50th Anniversary, as guardians of the parkway, by honoring Jim Jone's contributions to the American River and Parkway and the Save the American River Association.

SARA's 50th Anniversary Celebration




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