Auburn State Recreation Area

In this beautiful setting next to the Middle Fork of the American River, you have river access and you can participate in boating, fishing, camping, hiking, mountain biking, gold panning, equestrian/horseback riding trails, and off-highway motorcycle riding.

At Lake Clementine if you enjoy the feeling of traveling behind a powerful boat while gliding across the water on small wooden sticks, then water skiing is for you. It also is the perfect place to do a little paddling in a canoe or lake kayak. At this recreation area, you have river access and you can participate in boating, fishing, camping, hiking, mountain biking, gold panning, limited hunting, equestrian/horseback riding trails, and off-highway motorcycle riding. This recreation area also includes the Mammoth Bar OHV Area. This motorcycle/ATV riding area has been used by off road enthusiasts for nearly 25-years and offers a wide range of trails and conditions in a beautiful setting next to the Middle Fork of the American River.

  • Hours Day Uses - 7:00 am to sunset, year round
  • Address Auburn State Recreation Area Old Auburn - Foresthill Road, Auburn, CA 95603
  • Phone 530-885-4527
  • Website Auburn State Recreation Area
  • Best Feature Located in a beautiful area next to the Middle Fork of the American River
  • State Park
  • OHV
  • Rafting
  • Hunting & Fishing

The park (which is 20 miles long on two forks of the American River) is situated south of Interstate 80, stretching from Auburn to Colfax. The main access is from Auburn, either on Highway 49 or the Auburn-Foresthill Road.

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