Recreation

Mission

To promote sustainable recreation in partnership with community providers and other jurisdictions to enhance recreational access, support public health and safety, realize economic opportunities, and preserve natural resource assets.

  1. Recreation and Resiliency Master Plan

    Nevada County Embarks on First-Ever Recreation and Resiliency Master Plan

    Nevada County is embarking on the development of a countywide Recreation and Resiliency Master Plan. The plan is a first for Nevada County, it's a first for California to integrate solutions for adapting to extreme weather and planning for recreation. Learn More
  2. NewsFlash (1)

    Get Outside: New Additions to the Library Recreation Collection

    As the winter season sets in, Nevada County Library continues to expand this Recreation Collection. What is it that you want to do this winter season? The Library probably has a resource for you! Learn More
  3. Prop 68 State of California Parks and Water bond 2018

    Western Gateway Park: New RV Camping Area and Ballfield Site Improvements Planned

    California State Parks Awards Over $1.1 Million to Western Gateway Recreation & Park District Learn More
  4. truckee trails

    Nevada County Awards $415,570 in First Round of Outdoor Visitor Safety Fund Grants

    The Nevada County Board of Supervisors reviewed progress highlights for the Board’s newest objective, Recreation, including recent awards totaling $415,570 in Outdoor Visitor Safety Fund Grants to community organizations. Learn More
  5. Pines to Mines Scoping_NewsFlash

    Pines to Mines Trail Update August 26, 2022

    With the recent snow melt, work has begun on the Pines to Mines National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Environmental Assessment. Learn More
  6. Hirschdale Block 2022

    Responsible Hirschdale Recreation Access Points Effective 4/8/2022

    Help ensure access to the Hirschdale area by using the parking and access points to the Tahoe Pyramid Trail and Truckee River (effective 4/8/2022). Learn More
  7. Rec Grants_NewsFlash

    Nevada County’s Outdoor Visitor Safety Fund Grant Applications Now Open

    Nevada County’s Outdoor Visitor Safety Fund Grant Program will provide up to $850,000 in one-time grants to promote public health and public safety at highly impacted outdoor recreation destinations. Learn More