Colorful Days of Autumn Along The American River

Real Estate Agent

There are special autumn days when I feel fortunate to live in close proximity to the American River Parkway.  The leaves turning golden coupled with activity on the river adds to the warm spirit of the season.

While Salmon fishing is closed from November 1st through December 31st along many areas of the American River.  It continues to remain open on the section of The American River below the SMUD power-line at the southwest boundary of Ancil Hoffman Park in Carmichael, across the river from Rancho Cordova’s Hagan Community Park.

These scenes were taken along that stretch of The American River Parkway.

For more information about Salmon fishing in the Greater Sacramento region, you can visit:

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Myrl Jeffcoat ActiveRain Signature

Comments (23)

Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

What beautiful shots. I'm sure those who were fishing had a great day!

Nov 20, 2021 05:07 AM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

Wondwerful peaceful photos. Have a wonderful weekend, we all have earned it.  and, its a short week next week.  We got this. Thanks again for the wonderful post. bill

Nov 20, 2021 05:12 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Myrl - your photos underscore that California does have an autumn and it's quite colorful.  

Nov 20, 2021 05:14 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Myrl. Not a fisherman but sure could take in the beauty of the area with a long walk. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy your day.

Nov 20, 2021 05:22 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

That is such a beautiful place and I think that I spent some time on the American River when I was in Sacramento a long time ago.

Nov 20, 2021 06:57 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Mryl, what great photos, and you are lucky to live nearby and have the ability to enjoy it! 

Nov 20, 2021 08:18 AM
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Really beautiful Myrl. Thanks for sharing the American River with us. 

Nov 20, 2021 08:26 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Wow what a wonderful way to spend a fall day! Beautiful photos Myrl!

Nov 20, 2021 09:56 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Estate Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Hello, Myrl Jeffcoat beautiful photos.  The river looks so still and peaceful. Now that you are retired, you can spend more time enjoying all that the Sacramento area has to offer. All the best to you.

Nov 20, 2021 10:12 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Myrl there is something about water that seems to heighten the color of trees.  Great pictures.

Nov 20, 2021 10:14 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Hannah Williams - I'm glad you like it.  I was out and about a couple hours ago.  The fog lifted, and the sun came out.  The golden leaves coupled with a perfectly blue sky has made for a gorgeous day.

Laura Cerrano - Funny thing.  I was just watching a documentary about Bob Ross a few days ago.

Nina Hollander, Broker - The river is only a couple blocks from home.  There are bike trails, which I sometimes enjoy riding on.  Especially, this time of year.

Kat Palmiotti - The river in autumn is a favorite haunt for salmon fishermen.  Nimbus Fish Hatchery is just up river a few miles from home.

Nov 20, 2021 12:16 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Bill Salvatore - YVP Blog - I've been busy today getting my house ready for family to come home.  I spent last year alone because of the pandemic.  But, this year, we will be twelve for dinner.

Michael Jacobs - Why yes, California does have a very beautiful autumn in many areas of the state.  Some of my favorites are Apple Hill in El Dorado County, and Napa Sonoma Wine Country.  I'm sure you have favorites in your area as well.

Wayne Martin - Like you, I'm not much of a fisherman, but I'll cook and eat it, if it shows up on my kitchen counter already dressed and ready for the pan.

Brian England - The American River is very popular for rafting in the warmer summer months.  There is a raft rental place a couple miles from home.  I've enjoyed rafting several times over the years.

Nov 20, 2021 12:21 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Joan Cox - The river is one of those things I'm grateful for.  The environment there seems so far removed than the 2 blocks from home it actually is.

Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD - You're very welcome.  I hope you are enjoying the weekend!  

Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker - We are enjoying an exceptionally gorgeous Sacramento day.  

Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist - Those are my thoughts precisely.  

George Souto - I think the reflection of the colorful trees on the water enhances the experience.

Nov 20, 2021 12:25 PM
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Myrl Jeffcoat - Now I know why you fell in love where you live and why you enjoy The American River Parkway. Your photographs are absolutely gorgeous. I could easily fall in love with it myself and feel like I would never want to move. These fall shots are stunning!

Nov 20, 2021 09:13 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Myrl, for sharing your photographs.

Have an outstanding week.

Nov 21, 2021 04:50 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Both my daughter and son rowed on the American river and thus I spent a lot of time enjoying the surroundings Myrl 🙂.

Nov 21, 2021 08:27 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Myrl and wow love the colors and you have lots of guys fishing in your area.  Hope they have luck.  Love to cook fresh fish just caught!

Nov 21, 2021 08:33 AM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Myrl Jeffcoat - You captured the essence of fall along the American River.  Very interesting about salmon fishing!

Nov 21, 2021 02:50 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

The shots ours pretty stunning but that's to be expected! Love and light! 

Nov 21, 2021 09:45 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Tuesday morning, Myrl.

I am thankful for all of your comments on posts.

Take care, be safe and have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Nov 23, 2021 06:50 AM