California Gold Country
California’s Gold Country, home to the Gold Rush in 1849, combines history, nature, authentic American West small towns, festivals, a sensational culinary scene, wine, microbreweries, and majestic scenery in a captivating way that no other California region rivals. Download a detailed map of Gold Country here.
The gold rush continues today in the form of tourism in a region encompassing ten counties plus the cities of Sacramento, which served as the main supply center for the Gold Rush, Folsom and Rancho Cordova. From a DogTrekker's point of view, there's lots of "gold" still to be discovered.