Outdoor Recreation READ MORE Camping & Campgrounds Nevada City stands at the gateway to Tahoe National Forest which offers numerous camping and backpacking opportunities. Campers wishing to stay close to town should check out Inn Town Campground. READ MORE Fishing in the Sierra There is no finer place to set up a base camp for fly fishing in the Sierra Nevada than Nevada City, California. READ MORE Golf & Golf Courses Golfers enjoy two public courses and three semiprivate golf courses in the general Grass Valley-Nevada City area. Local courses are open year-around. READ MORE Hiking & Local Trails These Nevada City Trails are either walkable from downtown — in close proximity to restaurants, coffee shops and pubs — or located just a short drive away. READ MORE Kayaking & Rafting Although the whitewater season around Nevada City is brief, usually ending by late spring or early summer, the high mountain scenery makes that short window extremely sweet. READ MORE Lakes & Boating Scotts Flat in Nevada City is a picturesque mountain lake at the 3100-foot elevation surrounded by deep green forested mountainsides. READ MORE Mountain Biking The foothills around Nevada City are a new hotbed of mountain biking activity. Scenery, terrain, climate, access, new trails, supplies and services, all contribute to the town’s MTB appeal. READ MORE Off Road Trails for OHV The Tahoe National Forest contains over 750 miles of motorized compatible roads and trails for OHV participants of all types and levels of experience. READ MORE Parks in Nevada City California's first river corridor state park takes in 20 miles of the South Yuba River, ranging from the edge of the Tahoe National Forest near Nevada City to Bridgeport on the west. READ MORE Cycling The roads throughout Nevada and Sierra counties are popular for recreational road riders and bicycle tourists of all levels. READ MORE Skiing & Snowboarding Nevada City is usually below the snow line but it's close enough to be atop a world-class mountain in less than an hour. READ MORE Wild & Scenic South Yuba River Nevada City is home base for one of the most spectacularly beautiful stretches of river in America, the Wild & Scenic South Yuba River. READ MORE Sport Climbing Nevada City is a great weekend stay for San Francisco Bay Area climbers who want good accommodations and hard sport climbs at a choice of areas and elevations to match the season and weather. READ MORE Backcountry Skiing A new generation of freeskiers and snowboarders is making Donner Pass a notable backcountry destination. Chutes, big airs and pointers aplenty – and great views. READ MORE Extreme Sports For action sports enthusiasts and elite athletes from San Francisco and around the Bay Area, Nevada City is an ideal weekend “base camp” and gateway to Sierra adventure.