shady walk through Marshall ParkLooking to meet people, find out more about your community, or help out in some way? We have several local organizations who welcome participants and volunteers.

If your group would like to be listed on this page, please contact us so we can add you.

American River Conservancy – The Conservancy always welcomes volunteers to help with their wonderful natural history and children’s programs. For more information call them at (530) 621-1224.

Coloma-Lotus Chamber of Commerce – The motto of our active Chamber is “promoting business and community in the Coloma-Lotus Valley.” The Chamber sponsors the annual Easter Egg Hunt, co-sponsors ColomaFest, and promotes the area through the printed Coloma-Lotus Guide and support of the and American River web sites. They invite all local businesses and individuals to join.

Gold Discovery Park Association – The GDPA is a non-profit, volunteer organization providing interpretation, education, and service at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma. They welcome volunteers and provide fun docent training. For more information call (530) 622-6198.

Gold Trail Grange #452 – Gold Trail Grange is located in the heart of the Gold Country in the middle of Marshall Gold Discovery State Park. It is a historical building available for hall rentals for weddings, wedding receptions, business meetings, community events, musical and educational events, and parties. For more information email

LoCol Alliance – The LoCol Alliance welcomes all community members to participate in its recreational, environmental, and community-building programs. They sponsor community picnics, and raise money with pancake breakfasts and rummage sales. Activities are announced on the CLNews email list.