Community Information

Placer County, CA



  • Bear River Recreation & Parks Dist.
  • Sierra Outdoor Recreation Covering over a million acres in the Central Sierra Nevada, twenty-one outdoor activities, nearly 800 recreation sites and activity guides, and 50 recreation maps
  • Devils Postpile National Monument Established in 1911 by presidential proclamation, Devils Postpile National Monument protects and preserves the Devils Postpile formation, the 101-foot high Rainbow Falls, and pristine mountain scenery. The Devils Postpile formation is a rare sight in the geologic world and ranks as one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt. Its columns tower 60 feet high and display an unusual symmetry.
  • Placer County Parks and Grounds Division
  • North Tahoe Regional Park The Regional Park encompasses 124 acres of predominantly active recreational activities. Surrounding the Regional Park on three sides are accessible public lands offering users a more passive recreational experience. Found within the Regional Park are five night-lighted tennis courts, several athletic fields, basketball, handball and sand volleyball courts
  • Whitewater Rafting near Lake Tahoe

Law Enforcement

Lake Tahoe Area Ski Resorts



  • Roseville Main Library
  • Placer County Libraries Placer County library services are available to residents countywide, and residents may also have access to city libraries
  • California State Library The State Library is California's public research library that helps a diverse people, their governments and their libraries meet their knowledge and information needs


  • Arts Council of Placer County is a catalyst for the arts and humanities in Placer County
  • Auburn Country Club is a private golf and country club in Auburn California
  • Auburn Placer Performing Art Center The mission of the Center is to enhance the cultural and economic environment of our community by building and operating a center for the performing arts
  • Roseville's Magic Circle Theatre Presenting a full schedule of musicals, mysteries, comedies, children's theater, youth musical workshops and concerts in the historic Roseville Theater, 241Vernon Street, 916-782-1777.
  • The Auburn Symphony Auburn Symphony Orchestra
  • Bernhard Museum Complex The historic Bernhard Museum Complex has seen over 150 years of history roll by. Set on 2.3 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, the Bernhard Museum Complex includes the Bernhard residence, wine storage building, wine processing building, and a barn. Today, the residence is a Victorian era house museum, but there remain faint whispers from the structure's Travelers Rest days.
  • Placer County Gold Collection This collection is made up of 194.11 troy ounces of gold, all of it mined from Placer County soil. In 1996, the entire collection was appraised at $343,500.00 based on weight and historical relevance.
  • Placer Nature Center Through environmental awareness and education, Placer Nature Center links people to nature