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Outdoor Adventure and Recreation Activities

Hiking, Biking, Fishing (Rivers, Reservoirs & Lakes)  Hiking with dogs near Jackson California creeks and rivers

Larger Lakes for Hiking, Fishing, Boating & Waterskiing

Cave & Mine Adventures:

Caverns near Jackson California vacation rentalIf you haven’t tried caves, they’re cool -- literally!

Horseback Riding

Winter Snow Fun 

Dogs playing in snow at Kirkwood California

White Water Rafting: 

May - September is the best time to enjoy.  Many rafting companies offer 1/2 day or longer trips on the American River South Fork about an hour away.  None that we’ve found allow dogs though.


Amador County golf coursesThroughout the Sierras with proper tags and seasons. 



dog-friendly Indicates dog-friendly activity!