trails

Proper etiquette needed for pooches on trails

Local trails can be a place to connect with nature but have also been the site of conflicts when animals and humans sometimes get too close. Frequent trail rider Luanne Thomas and ...

How hikers can celebrate the Earth

The Journal asked Eric Peach, conservation chairman with Protect American River Canyons, what five things hikers could do to celebrate the Earth as part of Earth Day, which is toda ...

No Shockley trails for at least a year

The Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District board said there will be no trail development on the Shockley property for at least a year. After a heated discussion that one direct ...

Rec district mud slinging causing tensions

Four people are running for two seats on the Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District, but one member who isn’t running is stirring the pot and making what one director calls pe ...

Keep canines leashed on area trails

I’m not one who likes to complain. However I feel I have to say something about the abuse of the leash law that is taking place on the Stagecoach Trail before someone really gets ...

Yard design follows meandering path

Auburn’s Randy Martin is a true trailblazer. He transforms wildland acreage into running and biking paths. Martin, owner of Trailscape, has always loved the outdoors. He was a c ...

Some trails lead to trouble

Mountain bikers with a need for speed and thrills have made Lake Tahoe the latest front in an ongoing battle over the illegal construction of bike trails in national forests and ot ...

Our View: Attraction to canyon far from fatal with proper precautions

The canyon giveth and the canyon taketh away. With the recent spell of warmish weather and the chance to get outside into wilderness near Auburn such as the Auburn State Recreatio ...

Dirt bikes on trails must be better regulated

How long is it going to be before someone, somewhere realizes there’s a lot of revenue to be realized that could be utilized for trail upkeep, salaries of rangers, and all sorts ...

ARD debates land gift

Auburn Recreation District directors are still trying to figure out whether they should accept a gift of 28 acres of land and $50,000 from Shockley Trust near Regional Park. The m ...