American River Parkway Foundation Programs

Mile Stewards


Financial mile sponsors make a two-year commitment to contribute $1500 per year. This contribution covers the hard costs of the mile stewardship program…

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Each year, the Parkway Foundation facilitates two large-scale, Parkway-wide clean-ups and monthly, site-specific clean-ups. Spanning all reaches of the Parkway…

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Invasive Plant Management Program

With over 40 species of fish, hundreds of plant species, and 220 species of mammals the American River Parkway is an important natural oasis in our growing metropolitan area..

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Habitat Restoration

In association with our Invasive Plant Management Program, the Parkway Foundation conducts habitat restoration by replacing invasive plants with native grasses and shrubs.

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Trail Maintenance

Since 2009 the American River Parkway Foundation has taken the lead in maintaining the multi-use trail or as most people refer to it as the “equestrian/hiking trail.”

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Native Plant Garden

The native plant garden is adjacent to the American River Parkway Foundation office, better known as the “Streng Volunteer Center,” located at 5700 Arden Way in Carmichael…

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Pups in the Park

Sponsored by donors and managed by American River Parkway Foundation staff, the Pups in the Park program provides disposable dog waste pick-up bags at sixteen stations on…

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River Bend Outdoor Educational Site

An Outdoor Classroom: The Parkway Foundation has partnered with the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) and other organizations to bring youth to the Parkway.

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