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Sacramento Historic Trail

This is a one-day 5 mile urban hike to remember and experience the California Gold Rush in Sacramento.


  1. Hike the trail as shown on the map in the Trail guide from Sutter's Fort to Old Sacemanto and return (about 5 miles).
  2. Visit the State Capital (admission is free) and the State Railroad Museum (admission is charged).
  3. A visit to Sutter's Fort is recommended. Admission is charged.


Historic California R.R. Trail


  1. Take light rail using the Blue line (Watt 1-80 - Cosumnes River College), the Gold line (Folsom) or the Green line (Richards/Township 9) to downtown.
  2. Visit the California State Railroad Museum (admission required).

The patch for the Sacramento Historic Trail may be purchased at the River City Scout Shop. Contact the Scout shop at 916 649-1800.  The Historic California R.R. Trail may be purchased at the Council Office.  For complete information download the Sacramento Historic Trails.


251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 929-1417

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 5:00pm (M-F)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

River City Scout Shop

251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 649-1800

Hours of Operation:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Monday - Friday)

10:30am - 3:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

NorCal Scout Shop - Chico

3881 Benatar Way, Suite D
Chico, CA 95928

phone: (530) 809-0400

Hours of Operation:
11:00am - 6:00pm (W-F)
10:00am - 2:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

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