Auburn State Recreation Area

Rain creates heightened Auburn crash conditions

Rain is back in the Auburn forecast, creating slick roads and challenges for drivers on winding, narrow stretches of blacktop. While the rain was far from heavy during the day in ...

Reader Input: Land should remain free

I find it impossible to believe that the Auburn State Recreation Area (ASRA) the very organization that started charging ten dollars a day to park on state HWY 49 because it needed ...

Placer County coroner probes cause of canyon death near Auburn

A cause had not been determined Thursday in the death of a Nevada County man whose body was discovered Tuesday in the American River canyon near Auburn. A Placer County Sheriff&rs ...

Hiker discovers corpse in American River canyon near Auburn

The Placer County Coroner’s Office was attempting to determine Wednesday what caused the death of a Nevada City man whose body was found by a hiker in the American River cany ...

New superintendent takes Auburn State Recreation Area helm

After less than a month on the job as new Auburn State Recreation Area superintendent, Mike Schneider said he has quickly learned to appreciate the diverse recreational opportuniti ...

New all-terrain vehicles aid sheriff and trail preservation

Off-highway motor vehicle trails at the Auburn State Recreation Area’s Mammoth Bar park near Auburn have a new Placer County law-enforcement presence in the form of a newly a ...

Auburn SRA names new chief

Mike Lynch, a 37-year veteran of Auburn State Recreation Area, will retire next week from his position as superintendent of the SRA. Southern California resident Michael Schneider, ...

Reader Input: Highway 49 hazardous on way to Cool

I’m writing to bring attention to a serious problem that seems to be getting worse as each day passes. It is the cars parking along Highway 49 at the confluence of the Middle ...

Happy ending in search for horse rider near Auburn

With temperatures soaring into the triple digits Tuesday afternoon and concerns surrounding the owner of a riderless, saddled horse spotted running in the American River canyon nea ...

Cave Valley near Auburn drawing climbers 7 days a week

COOL — Now open seven days a week, the Cave Valley Climbing area in the Auburn State Recreation Area is finding its niche among climbers. On Memorial Day, climbers who had w ...