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Truckee Dirt Union seeks to activate and organize Truckee’s mountain bike community through grassroots efforts, enrichment events, youth education, and volunteerism.

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California State Parks Recommends $6.7 Million in Grants for Local Recreational Trails

02/06/2024

California State Parks has recommended $6.7 million for seven local nonmotorized trail projects in various cities, including Galt and Gilroy.

Disneyland’s New Vision Includes Up to $2.5-billion Investment and Plan to Take Over City Streets

01/26/2024

Disneyland’s plan to reimagine the theme park into a more “immersive” experience may require up to $2.5 billion and a plan to privatize some Anaheim streets.

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California State Parks releases plan to further strengthen the State Park System and Recreational Programs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. The California Department of Parks and Recreation (State Parks) has developed a five-year strategic plan to help shape the future direction of the state park system and the many recreational and conservation programs that serve California's communities.

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California State Parks to Temporarily Close Main Trails to Popular Burney Falls for 2024 Season

BURNEY, Calif.— California State Parks today announced the temporary closure of the main trails that provide access to the highly-visited falls at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park. The $835,000 project and trail closures are estimated to begin on April 1, pending weather …

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State of the Backcountry: 2024 Alliance makes progress with parking, micro-transi

Geoff Quine enjoys spring corn above Emerald Bay. | Anthony Cupaiuolo, TBA
When it comes to the Sierra Nevada snowpack, why does it always feel like feast or famine?
After receiving more than 700 inches of snow last season, the …

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Explore Tahoe’s winter wonders

Sledding at Granlibakken in Tahoe City. | Granlibakken
Whether it's gliding across ice rinks or venturing into the forest on snowshoe, discover endless opportunities for laughter and bonding in Tahoe’s snowy paradise. Here’s a few winter activities to enjoy during …

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Residents worry about possible implications of West River Street Park Project

TRUCKEE, Calif. – With the upcoming town council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 23, some West River Street residents have raised concerns. "I think the neighbors have very important fears which were glossed over and brushed aside," one West River Street …

Image caption: The Baldwin Hills area in South Los Angeles is one region where a state conservancy would keep open land accessible to the public.
California’s 10 State Conservancies: How They Protect Parks and Open Land

How California’s 10 state conservancies buy up open land and shield it from developers to preserve the natural environment for public use.

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Senator Rosen introduces bill that would add 14 acres to Incline Village

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) introduced the Truckee Meadows Public Lands Management Act on Tuesday, which would transfer 3,467 acres of public land to local governments including the Incline Village General Improvement District.

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Avy savvy: Avalanche training essential for backcountry sports

Class on snowpack observation | Sean McAlindin
Are you thinking of heading into the backcountry this winter? If so, you should take an avalanche safety course approved by the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) or attend a …

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Backcountry ski guide released

Light Tours of Tahoe
“Light Tours of Tahoe, California + Nevada” has been released detailing 64 backcountry routes in the Tahoe region by guide and avalanche educator Richard Bothwell. The guidebook is accessible to a range of skiers and riders …

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Hot springs reopen at Grover SP

Grover State Park
The hot springs have reopened at Grover Hot Springs State Park outside Markleeville after being closed for more than two years following damage from the Tamarack Fire that destroyed part of the park in July 2021. The …

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