Celebration of Trails

Celebrate National Trails Day with Bear Yuba Land Trust! Our annual event offers a variety of adventures to choose from–there’s something for everyone!

Long Point on the South Yuba Trail

Join Archaeologist Hank Meals and Laura Petersen (Hiking For Good) on this adventure along the rugged South Yuba Trail to the dramatic view of Long Point, a horseshoe bend in the river.
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
$20 BYLT Members/$25 Public

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Sierra Trailblazers 5k Run

Join Sierra Trailblazers Running Club for a fun and easy 5K on beautiful Cascade Canal Trail in Nevada City.
8:45 AM – 11:00 AM
$15 BYLT Members/$20 Public

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Hike at Chalk Bluff Preserve

Hike at beautiful Chalk Bluff Preserve with geologist David Lawler. Contains unique hanging gardens, Native American trails, remnants of an ancient Amazon-sized paleo river channel and associated fossil remains of a 50 million year-old tropical rain forest, as well as serving as an outstanding example of the entire geology of the western Sierra Nevada.
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
$25 BYLT Members/$30 Public

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Hike Sierra Discovery Trail with California Native Plant Society (CNPS)

Join California Native Plant Society for a wildflower walk along Sierra Discovery Trail near Grouse Ridge. Bring a lunch and enjoy the beauty of the Bear River headwaters that flows along the trail. Wheelchair accessible.
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
$20 BYLT Members/$25 Public

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Ride Pioneer Trail to Hoot Trail with BONC

This is a beginner/advanced beginner social ride led by local nonprofit Bicyclists of Nevada County (BONC).
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
$20 BYLT Members/$25 Public

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Hike Point Defiance Trail at Bridgeport

Join Sierra Gold Parks Foundation for a 2.8 mile hike on the Point Defiance Loop at Bridgeport.
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Donations to BYLT appreciated. Attendees must pay $5 parking fee on site.

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Hike Empire Mine State Historic Park

Sierra Gold Parks Foundation joins BYLT to host a hike on the Osborne Hill Loop at Empire Mine State Historic Park.
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Donations to BYLT appreciated.

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Hike Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park

Join Sierra Gold Parks Foundation for a 2.8 mile hike on the Diggins Loop Trail at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park.
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Donations to BYLT appreciated. Attendees must pay $5 parking fee on site.

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Litton Trail Hike and Roll

Meander through forested landscapes along the paved section of the Litton Trail, the first trail project completed by Bear Yuba Land Trust. Approx. 2 miles. Wheelchair accessible.
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
$10 BYLT Members/$15 Public

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FREED Stroll & Roll at Hirschman Trail

Join FREED on this accessible stroll and roll outing to beautiful Hirschman Trail in Nevada City! The eastern 0.4 mile of trail is constructed to ADA standards, providing barrier-free access to Hirschman’s Pond. Wheelchair accessible.
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
$10 BYLT Members/$15 Public

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Stargazing with Nevada County Astronomers
Special BYLT “IN THE FIELD” after dark!

Join NC Astronomers for stargazing and moon viewing with local night sky expert Alan Stahler. Learn about the night sky right here in Nevada City.
8:30 PM – 10:00 PM, Hwy 49 & Old Downieville Road, Nevada City
$20 BYLT Members/$25 Public

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Discounts are offered to active BYLT members (members and donors who have donated in the past year). Not an active BYLT member? Join or renew today and enjoy discounts on events and exclusive opportunities!


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