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15 Things to do Outdoors this Spring

15 Things to do Outdoors this Spring

| April 23, 2013 | 589 Comments

Spring is all about rediscovering Mother Nature! Right now is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors in our area. I have rounded up 15 of the best places to see nature, breathe fresh air, get some exercise…and have tons of fun! 1. Effie Yeaw Nature Center 2. Gibson Ranch 3. Sacramento Zoo 4. […]

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Exploring WPA Rock Garden

Exploring WPA Rock Garden

| August 28, 2012 | 127 Comments

So we all know that William Land Park is Sacramento’s hot spot for families with the Sacramento Zoo, Fairytale Town, Funderland, pony rides, a duck pond, playground, play pool, and picnic areas galore. But…did you know that there is a HIDDEN TREASURE as well? The WPA Rock Garden sits undiscovered by most visitors. Right next […]

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Enjoy Nature at Effie Yeaw

Enjoy Nature at Effie Yeaw

| March 25, 2010 | 8 Comments

Celebrate Spring by enjoying some time out in nature this weekend at Effie Yeaw Nature Center in Carmichael.  Every month they have fun and educational activities for the whole family.  It is also a very inexpensive activity since there is just a $5.00 entrance fee per car. If you have never been there before, take […]

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Hiking at the Cosumnes River Preserve

Hiking at the Cosumnes River Preserve

| June 12, 2009 | 1,314 Comments

Are you in the mood to get some fresh air, some exercise…and explore nature with the kids?  Here’s a place you’ll want to check out! For quite a while I had been wanting to take my little ones to the Cosumnes River Preserve after seeing some pictures of a friend and her teenagers hiking there.  […]

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