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

Meet SYRCL’s River Captains!

SYRCL is excited to formally introduce our River Captains this summer season. Until Labor Day weekend, they will be stationed at popular South Yuba River crossings. They set up the River Ambassador booths and coordinate volunteers in order to educate and inspire river-goers to keep the Yuba clean, safe, and healthy.

We asked each captain what…


Local River Photographers Wanted!

Each month, we will announce a theme for your photos. You snap ‘em, send ‘em to us, and we’ll let the public decide the winner! Winners will be featured in our newsletter and social media, possible inclusion in our 40th anniversary calendar, plus they’ll get some sweet SYRCL swag!