New American River Fish Ladder- Join our ECOS Tour!

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November 29, 2021 @ 12:20 pm – 2:00 pm
2001 Nimbus Rd
Gold River, CA 95670

Monday, November 29, 12:20 – 2 PM
Our late October rains have allowed the salmon to come back up the river!
California Fish & Wildlife’s Interpretive Services Supervisor will show us their new and improved fish ladder:
Now with 9 large viewing windows –
A great way to see the salmon swim and jump their way into the Nimbus Hatchery.
First come, first served – reserve now; due to covid, only ten visitors on this first CDFW tour.
Our tour will explore the following features:
•River discovery trail and observation deck with view of natural spawning processes
•Nimbus Basin, habitat restoration, and the ladder entrance
Logistics and Accessibility
•If driving, you can park free at 2001 Nimbus Rd. Our tour host will meet us where the parking lot meets the trail.
•No bathrooms available. Closest bathrooms at the nearby Tributary Point shopping center.
•The river discovery trail is about a quarter mile long and flat.
•Nimbus basin is best accessed by walking across the crosswalk at Hazel Ave: 5 min walk from the visitor center. Or for a shorter walk, park at the Sac State Aquatic Center (paid parking).
•It’s a semi-steep incline into the Basin and the restored habitat areas and ladder entrance.
COVID protocols
•Maintain social distancing throughout the tour
•Masks outdoors are your preference
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