Can you swim in South Yuba River?

Can you swim in South Yuba River?

This South Yuba River Swimming hole is located at a bridge as well, i.e. Purdon Crossing Bridge which is a little further up-stream from Highway 49 bridge. The actual swimming holes are located a short hike upstream from the bridge. There is “boulders paradise” here as well, no beach.

Where is the South Fork of the Yuba River?

South Yuba River State Park is located along the South Fork of the Yuba River in the Sierra Nevada, within Nevada County, in Northern California….

South Yuba River State Park
Location Nevada County, California, United States
Coordinates 39°17′30″N 121°11′40″WCoordinates: 39°17′30″N 121°11′40″W

Is Mineral Bar campground open?

Mineral Bar Campground- Open for the season.

Can you swim in the Yuba River?

The emerald waters of the Yuba River wind through old growth pine forest and offer some excellent spots for summer swimming. In many areas, there are deep pools, calm water, and plenty of rocks to lay out or jump off. The Yuba River is fed by snow melt, so the water can be pretty chilly.

Is the Yuba River safe?

Nevada City, CA April 23, 2020 – The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL), Nevada County, State Parks and a host of additional government agencies and public safety officials who make up the Yuba River Safety Cohort advise that the Yuba River is flowing too swiftly and is too cold to be safe for swimming.

How do I get to lemkes Lagoon?

The easiest way to get to the lagoon is via Hoyt’s Trail. You’ll find the trailhead where Highway 49 crosses the South Yuba River, approximately 35 miles north of Interstate 80. Hoyt’s Trail is an easygoing trail that follows the river.

Where does the Yuba River start and end?

Feather River
Yuba River/Mouths
The Yuba River is one of California’s most historic and special rivers. It rises at the crest of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, 8,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean, and flows through nearly 100 miles of canyons to join the Feather River at a confluence that stands less than 70 feet above sea level.

What feeds the South Yuba River?

The South Yuba originates at Donner Pass at the crest of the Sierra Nevada, near the town of Soda Springs. Gathering numerous snowfed tributaries, it runs west through a marshy, lake-filled valley, shadowed by Interstate 80. The river then flows into Lake Spaulding, which is formed by Spaulding Dam.