Coloma, California – Begin Your Adventure

You’ve come to the right place for fun!

The Coloma-Lotus river valley has been long discovered as a perfect outdoor spot to relax and recreate.

Come for the river; come for the hills and trails; come to explore the place where the Gold Rush was born!

Recreate

Recreation

Celebrate

Celebrate

Discover

Discover

Sample Wines & Foods

The Coloma-Lotus Valley, wineries and breweries are known for producing delicious and affordable, award-winning wines.


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Paddle the American

The South Fork of the American River has plenty of flowing water throughout the year, which means that the rafting and kayaking are sublime.

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Visit the Gold Rush

Visit Marshall Gold Discovery Park for one of the park’s many Living History days, gold pan or simply wander in the park museum for a quick history lesson.

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Explore the Outdoors

A network of hiking trails in the state park or magnificent Cronan Ranch feature kid-friendly strolls or challenging mountain bike loops.

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You’ve come to the right place for fun!

Where California gold rush history meets modern-day outdoor adventures from whitewater rafting to picturesque wedding spots.

We have everything from whitewater rafting and kayaking to mountain biking, hiking, and nature photography.

The original gold discovery site in California and miles of backroads and trials to explore.

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