To promote sustainable recreation in partnership with community providers and other jurisdictions to enhance recreational access, support public health and safety, realize economic opportunities, and preserve natural resource assets.

  1. Buttermilk Bend Trail by Laura Petersen

    Nevada County's Focus on Recreation

    Championing the recreation initiative are Supervisors Heidi Hall, Sue Hoek and Hardy Bullock. “Tourism is an economic driver of Nevada County,” said Hall. “For the county to succeed, I knew we need to focus on improving the visitor experience.” Learn More
  2. Heart of Gold Bikers Take Off On Race

    Heart of Gold Bike Race Raises $90,000 for Youth Mental Wellness

    The results are in. The third annual Heart of Gold Gravel Race held on October 7 raised more than $90,000 for awareness and support of teen mental wellness programs. Learn More
  3. Fall on the South Yuba at Edwards

    Nevada County Receives CSAC Challenge Award for Recreation Efforts

    California State Association of Counties presents prestigious Challenge Award to Nevada County for continued dedication to finding collaborative solutions for visitor safety and outdoor recreation. Learn More
  4. Bear River Invite

    Bear River Rec and Park District Celebrates New General Manager Plus Revitalized Sports Field Oct 11

    Bear River Recreation and Park District announces a new General Manager, Miranda Brown, and a ribbon-cutting celebration for its newly renovated Gary D. Clarke Field. Come to the ribbon cutting event on Wed, October 11, at 4:30 pm, Gary D. Clarke Field. Learn More
  5. Outdoor Visitor Safety Grant Projects - Vault Toilet, Trail maintenance, 49 Bridge Yuba River

    Nevada County Awards $388,840 in Second Round of Outdoor Visitor Safety Fund Grants

    The Nevada County Board of Supervisors approved a second round of awards totaling $388,480 in Outdoor Visitor Safety Fund Program grants to 8 entities to increase resiliency and promote health and safety at highly impacted recreation destinations. Learn More
  6. truckee trails

    Nevada County Awards $415,570 in First Round of Outdoor Visitor Safety Fund Grants

    The Nevada County Board of Supervisors reviewed progress highlights for the Board’s newest objective, Recreation, including recent awards totaling $415,570 in Outdoor Visitor Safety Fund Grants to community organizations. Learn More
  7. Pines to Mines Scoping_NewsFlash

    Pines to Mines Trail Update August 26, 2022

    With the recent snow melt, work has begun on the Pines to Mines National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Environmental Assessment. Learn More