Local
Lincoln provides enjoyable activities for every age group, whether it’s a refreshing summer dip in the McBean Memorial Pool or mingling with friends in Beermann Plaza. In addition to a lineup of jazzercise, gymnastics, softball, volleyball and flag football leagues, local residents enjoy the amenities of McBean Skate Park, three full-size outdoor basketball courts, and the gym at Creekside Community Center.

The City offers a variety of nature trails, bike trails and walking trails, but the center of recreational activity is McBean Memorial Community Park. It features a swimming pool, baseball stadium, dance pavilion, picnic areas, tot play area, lawn bowling, indoor rifle range and several multi-use areas.

Golfers enjoy Lincoln’s three outstanding golf courses. Uncrowded courses set amidst the open terrain provide golfers with magnificent views and challenging play.
Golf courses include:

Catta Verdera Golf Club (916) 645-7200 (private)
Lincoln Hills Club (916) 434-7450
Turkey Creek Golf Club (916) 434-9100

For those tempting luck, Thunder Valley Casino opened a beautiful facility just off Twelve Bridges Drive.

Regional
Outdoor enthusiasts delight in Lincoln’s proximity to Sierra ski and snow boarding resorts, mountain biking trails, camp grounds, fishing, hunting and rock climbing opportunities. Nearby water sports include sailing, jet skiing, kayaking and rafting. Camp Far West, located on the Bear River a few miles north of Lincoln via McCourtney Road, provides the perfect setting for an outing of boating, swimming and camping. The Gold Country is known for its well-stocked lakes and hiking opportunities. Adventure seekers can also experience gold panning, nature photography and river rafting.

Sports enthusiasts can cheer in person for their favorite regional sports teams. Within a short drive, they can see the NBA’s Sacramento Kings and the WNBA’s Monarchs—and for the baseball fanatic, the Sacramento River Cats, the AAA affiliate of the Oakland A’s, play at Raley Field near Old Town Sacramento

SKI RESORTS IN PLACER COUNTY
Resort Accommodations # Ski Lifts Miles Cross Country Trails Snow boarding
Squaw Valley USA 2,500 30 11 Yes
Alpine Meadows None 13 None Yes
Northstar at Tahoe 5,500 15 40 Yes
Sugar Bowl 100 13 None Yes
Ski Homewood None 8 None Yes
Boreal Ski Area 100 8 10 Yes
Soda Springs None 4 None Yes
Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Area 140 4 200 No
The Resort at Squaw Creek 402 29 11 Yes
 
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