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Our beautiful State Capital of California is located in historic Sacramento... right in the middle of the San Joaquin Central Valley, where the American River meets the Sacramento River. Smog, heat & traffic can get unruly here in the summer months. 100+ temps everyday, no joke. The California Gold Rush hit big in this region, because of the proximity to the Sierra Nevada. A shipping channel was brought through the wetlands of the California Delta, from the San Francisco Bay Area.
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elevation: 30' population: 384,800 zip code: 95814


developed city near rivers and farms

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Sacramento County
East of San Francisco
on I-5 @ jct I-80




  • boating
  • camping
  • hiking
  • River Rafting
  • California State Railroad Museum
  • California Gold Country
  • kayaking
  • fishing
  • Historic Sacramento
  • Llama Pack Trips
  • windsurfing
  • Mountain biking
  • biking
  • City of Sacramento Bike Map (PDF)
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • El Dorado National Forest
  • American River near Auburn CA
  • Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
  • Tahoe National Forest
  • California Delta in Sacramento
  • Sutter's Fort State Historic Park
  • Sacramento City Parks & Recreation
  • Sacramento County Regional Parks
  • Colusa Sacramento River Campsites
  • Woodland Opera House SHP
  • Brannan Island State Recreation Area
  • Fly Fish Franks Tract SRA
  • Sacramento River
  • sacramento campgrounds

    Auburn Boat-in Campsites
    Folsom Lake Campgrounds
    Brannan Island Boating & Camping
    Colusa - Sacramento River Camping

    tent camping

    aka: Sacto
    California state capital sits east of San Francisco in the San Joaquin Valley, near the California Delta. The waterways constructed thru the mid state region makes Sacto a shipping port.

    While some folks like to consider Sacramento & San Francisco NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, they are actually centrally located within the golden state, while one third of California lies north of SAC.

    nearby towns:
    Yuba City
    local links:

    Sacramento Chamber of Commerce
    917 Seventh St. Sacramento, CA 95814

    Old Sacramento
    Natural Trading Company - Organic Farms
    Sacramento Bike Hikers
    Capital City Motorcycle Club
    Sacramento Valley BMW Club
    Sacramento Area Mustang Club
    Sacramento Valley MG Car Club
    United British Sports Car Club
    Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op
    Sacramento Volvo Club
    Trip Report - West Sacramento Motels
    Amtrak Trains - Capital Corridor
    Real Sacramento
    Slow Food Sacramento
    Capay Organic Farm
    Sacramento Farmers Markets
    Sustainable Delta

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