Auburn State Recreation Area

Cautionary stories point way for poison oak prevention, trail safety

Two Auburn Journal stories in recent weeks accentuate the need to be prepared when you venture out into the beautiful wilderness areas around Auburn. We’re fortunate in Auburn t ...

Steer clear of poison oak

When hiking, biking or paddling in the American River Canyon this spring, keep this simple, age-old adage in mind: leaves of three, let them be. Springtime in the foothills offers ...

Copter airlifts stranded dog

No one knew its name or where it was from or even how it got there. But a stranded dog alone and isolated between a raging stretch of the American River and a steep cliff mobilize ...

Shop owner handles Cool Mountain Bike Race

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of community portraits published in this space Fridays. Auburn’s Lisa Kodl is somewhat of a rarity. Kodl is sole owner of Auburn Bike ...

Auburn enjoys calm before weekend storms

Deep, blue, winter skies and fluffy clouds sailing high overhead made for a great day Thursday to be outside and enjoying Mother Nature in the Auburn area. But those skies should ...

Media Life: New park ranger book penned by Auburn author

Auburn State Park Ranger Mike Lynch is back with another book on a favorite subject of his. The new book details the history of California’s state park rangers. A 35-year veter ...