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Quarry Hike, Middle Fork American River

May 18 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

WHERE: Quarry Trail, Middle Fork of the American River.

WHEN: May 18, 2018. Meet Ginna Meyer to carpool at the Northwest Park ’n Ride at the Ponderosa Rd exit off Highway 50 in Shingle Springs at 8:30 AM. We will carpool to the
site from here. If you need to return early, please let the leaders know.

BRING: A knapsack with your lunch or snack, water bottle; wear suitable hiking boots or shoes; sunscreen and insect repellent.

WHAT TO SEE: This trail runs along the south side of the middle fork of the American River and is within the Auburn Recreation Area. There are seven different species of oaks to see, including the shrubby form of Quercus garryana, Oregon white oak. There are wonderful banks with many species of wildflowers and ferns, and, of course, many shrubs, including snowdrop bush (which should be in bloom!), Styrax redivivus, and skunk bush, Rhus aromatica.

CONTACT: Ginna Meyer via email:

This will be a fairly flat, easy walk. Group size is limited to 25 people.


May 18
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:


El Dorado