Auburn State Recreation Area

Celebrate reading with community

I can think of few things better than surrounding myself with people who feel the same way I do about books and writing and reading.      So imagine my delight las ...

Media Life: Philadelphia museum highlights Auburn artist

  Auburn outsider artist Martin Ramirez’ star is shining brighter these days in Philadelphia. Several of Ramirez’ otherworldly pastiche of tunnels, horsemen, tra ...

American River access point opens two months early

Spring has come early this year for Auburn State Recreation Area boaters. The China Bar, an access point in the north fork of the American River, was opened two months early on Sa ...

Powerboat dump discovered near Auburn being probed by State Parks

  State Parks investigators are looking for the owners of two motorboats dumped over a cliff along Foresthill Road and discovered over the weekend. The boats were spotted Sa ...

High-speed quad ride on Auburn trail ends in arrest

    It was an unusual, unwanted and, authorities said Monday, illegal four-wheeled visitor on trails reserved for non-motorized use. An off-road quad-runner bike with ...

Recreation area looking for help

Revenues are up at Auburn State Recreation Area this year, but seasonal hiring will remain steady. The park started accepting applications for seasonal park aide positions last we ...

Added fees at Auburn park raise $55,000 since July

  Travis Schultze and Will Parrott stopped at the Confluence on Tuesday to view the trail map, scouting out their route for a mountain biking session, only to drive off right ...

Noon Hour Update: How are state park fees being used?; Students head to Obama inauguration and new classes for Placer School for Adults

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Noon Hour Update: Staying out of the coming cold in Auburn; Sacramento Kings sold to Seattle?; League play starts for hoops

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Auburn cyclist credits helmet in surviving bone-crunching canyon fall

AUBURN CA - It’s about the most valuable few dollars Rex Maynard ever spent. A thin layer of solid plastic bolstered by a plastic-foam cushion and strapped snugly on his hea ...

BASE-jumping just plain dumb

Re: “Hung up Foresthill Bridge BASE jumper rescued from tree branch,” Journal, Sept. 28:A 26-year-old, Raymond Arrieta, BASE-jumped from the Foresthill Bridge and got c ...

Car found over embankment at Auburn State Recreation Area

A compact car was found Tuesday evening that had gone over the embankment of a dirt access road in the Auburn State Recreation Area. According to authorities, the car was empty wh ...

Talks stalled in lifting Auburn Quarry climbing ban

Access to the Auburn Quarry's steep cliffs continues to be restricted as a local climbing group waits on a concession agreement with the landowner and park officials. The Climbing ...

Thanks — strap on your helmet

Rex Maynard and Becky Morris want to publically express our hearty thanks and deepest appreciation (“Mountain biker flown out of canyon,” Journal, Aug. 20) first to Jon ...

Crowded highways, recreation areas in store for holiday weekend

The sun doesn’t set on summer until Sept. 22, but millions will hit the highways this weekend in celebration of the Labor Day season finale holiday. Locally, many of those visit ...