Living near the American River Parkway
05/14/2007 4:27 PM
05/17/2007 1:41 PM
The Arden area is located along the historic American River, close to and east of downtown Sacramento and close to the large Arden Fair Mall.
A well-established community of about 96,000, it offers an ample selection of rental and private housing, including some of the finer homes in Sacramento.
The close proximity of the American River provides biking, walking, picnicking and fishing possibilities along the American River Parkway, a unique resource in the Sacramento area. The parkway stretches 23 miles from downtown Sacramento to Nimbus Dam. Arden is also dotted with many neighborhood parks.
Close by is California State University, Sacramento, with an excellent range of cultural activities, and the Pavilions Shopping Center, with upscale eateries and shops. Arden additionally is home to Town and Country Village, the first shopping center in Northern California.
Commute time to downtown SacramentoThe typical commute time for Arden residents is about 22 minutes.
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