Named after Jo Smith, Illustrator, Author, Editor and long time  advocate of the American River Parkway and nature in the Sacramento region, the Jo Smith Nature Trail begins at Arcade Creek Park at 5613 Omni Drive and runs along the south side of Arcade Creek Park and in the Verde Cruz Creek floodplain. 

The trail follows Arcade Creek approximately .3 miles and crosses to American River College. 


Please note there will be construction along the trail for the next 1.5 years building a bridge to cross the creek starting Spring of 2017

Jo Smith Nature Trail

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