Bike Rides & Hikes

Outdoors

This couple took their 11-month-old camping for 12 days. Would you?

In July 2015, Sacramento parents Matt and Kimberly Kinney took their son Thomas, then 11 months old, backpacking on the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail. The adventure was so successful that they plan to repeat it this summer, this time adding their youngest son to the mix.

Bike Rides & Hikes

Weekend Hike: A trio of secret alpine lakes

This out-and-back trip to Winnemucca, Round Top and Fourth of July lakes offers a fantastic peek at a tranquil and uncorrupted area. Every step on the trail is a chance to wonder at a panorama of slopes and peaks in the distance, or to zoom in on a blooming high-altitude flower at your feet.

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Giant trees, up-close elk, crashing waves are worth north-coast trip

A long, lovely drive from Sacramento, California's northern redwood coast provides plenty of opportunities to enjoy a varied, vibrant outdoor experience. North of Eureka, elk abound, redwoods reach into the sky, waves pound a steady beat on the rugged coastline and visitors reap the rewards.
Brian Blomster The Sacramento Bee
Giant trees, up-close elk, crashing waves are worth north-coast trip 3:19

Giant trees, up-close elk, crashing waves are worth north-coast trip

Rushing waters, giant trees provide plenty of reward along Redwood Creek 1:41

Rushing waters, giant trees provide plenty of reward along Redwood Creek

Fans enjoy race, festivities of final leg of Tour of California 2:40

Fans enjoy race, festivities of final leg of Tour of California

They're off: Watch Amgen Tour of California women cyclists head out 0:20

They're off: Watch Amgen Tour of California women cyclists head out