Let's Go Biking at the American River Parkway Bike Trail

A thirty-two mile biking trail complete with two-lane paved hiking trails and beautiful Sacramento views!




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Perfect for

For solo
For two
For parents and grownups

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  1. Access the trail from one of the many access points
  2. Begin biking through the shaded and beautiful trail
  3. Enjoy the serene landscape and the nature around you
  4. Take a water break along the river bank and look at the beautiful wildflowers
  5. Continue biking until you make it to one of the amazing pedestrian bridges
  6. Have lunch at one of the beautiful parks and admire the wildlife around you
  7. Feel accomplished with a biking trail ride done well



American River Parkway - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail, Sacramento, CA 95833

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Packing List

  • sunscreen
  • water
  • bicycle
  • comfortable shoes
  • loose, comfortable clothing
  • biking pads
  • backpack
  • light snacks/food


Is this trail pet friendly? 
Yes, this is the perfect trail for furry friends.
Do I have to bike or can I just walk/hike the trail? 
You can do both. The pedestrian walking/hiking rules are that you use the left shoulder to jog/walk and reserve the other lanes to cyclists.

Rules & Safety


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