Places to Play in Auburn, CA

Auburn boasts that it is the Endurance Capital of the World and for good reason. Auburn is home to many sports endurance events as well as wonderful hiking/biking/horse back riding trails, rivers, lakes and more.

Auburn State Recreation Area

A vast network of recreational trails for hiking, biking, horse back riding, boating, fishing, camping, kayaking, canoeing and more. The Auburn State Recreation Area is the site of more sporting endurance events than any other place in the world. Auburn boasts that it is the holder of the title of Endurance Capital of the World. <MORE INFO>

Bernhard Museum Complex

Built in 1851 as the Traveler’s Rest Hotel, the Bernhard House has been welcoming visitors for over 150 years. Filled with artifacts and furnishings from a bygone era, the Bernhard House transports visitors to a simpler time. <MORE INFO>

Hidden Falls Regional Park

A beautiful park for hiking, biking and horse back riding.  <MORE INFO>

Lake Clementine

A beautiful spot where you can hike, boat, kayak, swim, fish, canoe and boat-in camp. Many hike the American River to Lake Clementine. <MORE INFO>

Old Town Auburn

The historical and quaint Old Town Auburn district offers a glimpse at days gone by with a modern touch of wonderful restaurants, bars, antiques, jewelry, clothing, fine art, boutiques and much more.  <MORE INFO>

Placer County Courthouse & Historical Museum

This museum presents an overview of Placer County history from the early Nisenan inhabitants through the latter half of the 20th century. It also includes the Placer County Gold collection, the renowned Pate Collection of American Indian artifacts and the original Thomas Kinkade painting “Auburn Centennial”. The Museum occupies the first floor of Auburn’s historic Courthouse.  <MORE INFO>