California is a remarkable state with counties, cities, and landmarks of exceptional beauty and Placer County is a proud representative of the area. Historic capital city of Auburn, once a gold rush centre is your perfect little home base for an exploring weekend escape. Head off to Hidden Falls 1,200-acre Regional Park with over 30 miles of trails open to the public. Discover the sights of beautiful waterfalls nestled in the valleys creating a perfect venue for a picnic or a break. Feast your eyes on the view of Sacramento Valley from two observation desks easily reachable by drawn paths and keep an eye along the way for the local inhabitants of the park such as sheep or goats on grazing aside. Winter thrills of skiing and snowboarding are fount at Soda Springs mountain resort, pine trees paradise with plenty of snow to go around. Easy walks with gorgeous views on Lake Clementine and both the North Fork and Middle Fork American Rivers on display at Foresthill Divide Loop Trail at the elevation between 1600 – 1900 feet. Springtime wildflower spectacle at open grasslands toward the loop is a special occasion, not to be missed.