South Yuba River Citizens League | SYRCL

Visiting the South Yuba River

The South Yuba River is one of the most visited attractions in Nevada County, thanks to its signature emerald green swimming holes and picturesque granite boulders. Each summer, the Yuba’s popularity attracts thousands of river goers. More visitors means more coolers, more dogs, more trash, and a greater risk of fire.

Keeping Current

Protect the Yuba River Canyon from Wildfires

This year’s lack of precipitation has already led to multiple red flag warnings in our area as well as the surrounding areas. Officials are particularly concerned about fires in and around the South Yuba River corridor due to the remote location and limited cellular communication available. Both of these factors could result in a small…


Please Park Responsibly

Parking outside of designated parking spots can lead to some dire consequences at the river. The threat of a parking ticket and fine is not the primary reason people should park responsibly. Safety is.


CommUNITY – WSFF Announces 2023 Theme and Call for Entries

Wild & Scenic has announced “CommUNITY” as the official 2023 theme. Faced with unprecedented climate crisis challenges, WSFF and its programming aim to focus attention on the importance of approaching these diverse and complicated challenges as a unified community. Together, we can still make the changes that our planet demands of us.


Protect the Yuba – Become a River Ambassador!

SYRCL is recruiting 100 volunteers to be River Ambassadors at the South Yuba River this summer. You can become a river steward and help protect the Yuba River from being “loved to death” by helping to educate guests about river safety and etiquette. Get involved today!