South Yuba River State Park, Penn Valley

4.6
#297 of 404 in Nature in California
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South Yuba River State Park Reviews
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  • July 1, 2017
    Beautiful drive to get to the River! What a great day! My friend and I just sat on the rocks, feet in the river.. felt so dang good!  more »
  • April 23, 2017
    Excellent hiking trails, a LOT of wildflowers this spring, and a place to come back to this summer to try gold-panning! Important: The Point Defiance trail has some tricky spots (trail erosion along s...  more »
  • April 16, 2017
    I love this river and area. You get a little but of nature's best, a beautiful river, mossy fern hikes, gorgeous trees, an iconic covered bridge! It is such a wonderful place to just soak it all in an...  more »
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  • May 30, 2017
    Wonderful Park with numerous hiking and swimming opportunities. The river here is sublime and many come to visit, but if you plan accordingly you can find your own slice of heaven along the shore for a picnic and swim.
  • July 6, 2017
    I happened to go during construction so there was a lot of traffic. Nice little spot to swim, and a few good hiking trails though!
  • July 6, 2017
    This place sucks! Never go there. Water is filthy and the parking is atrocious. Just kidding i love it here but please dont go i dont want it to get too busy lol
  • June 28, 2017
    Harrowing drive to the parking lot, and then you're at the most beautiful Yuba River. Sit on the rocks and jump in!
  • April 14, 2017
    Great park with many trails to explore. The bridge and historic building are nice to explore as well. Parking is difficult unless you want to pay to park.

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