Love the Yuba Like a Local

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. Love the Yuba like a local and help keep the Yuba River clean, healthy, and safe from fire.  Before you head to the river, remember these easy steps to help protect the river and our community! Want to know more about the South Yuba River State Park and South Yuba Wild & Scenic River Recreation Area and National Trail? Check out these Frequently Asked Questions!


1. Pack it in, pack it out and remember to recycle

2. Please no fires, it only takes a spark

3. Prevent injuries, please leave glass at home

4. Pick up after your pets

5. Be aware there is no cell service at the river

6. Obey parking signs

Quick Tips for Staying Safe at the Yuba River