Magazine article Sunset

Head for the Swimming Hole

Magazine article Sunset

Head for the Swimming Hole

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South Yuba River State Park holds rewards for a bit of hiking: deep, clear, refreshing spots for swimming. The 20-mile-long park has four access points; head to Bridgeport for a historic covered bridge, pretty Buttermilk Bend Trail, and plentiful river access. From State 20, take Pleasant Valley Rd. north 7.7 miles to park entrance; or go to the Bridgeport Visitors Center, 17660 Pleasant Valley Rd., Penn Valley; www.parks.ca.gov or 530/432-2546.

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