14 Acres, Established 2002. Limited public access. The 1906 mansion designed by Julia Morgan was once the residence of North Star Mine Superintendent Arthur De Winte Foote and his wife, author and illustrator Mary Hallock Foote. The mansion was used to entertain investors and innovators in the local gold mining industry. Today the house and grounds are used as a community event venue.
50 Acres, Established 2012. Public access allowed. This landscape near the confluence of Deer Creek and the Lower Yuba River holds riparian habitat, blue oak woodland, wetlands and great groundwater-fed ponds. Trails wind through time and archaeological features such as Gold Rush-era townsites, hardrock tunnels and the towering hydraulic-eroded bluffs can be seen here.