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Playgrounds in Grass Valley, Nevada City and Penn Valley


Minnie Park

Minnie St and Brighton St, Grass Valley
Playground great for very young children.
Structures are not too tall. Playground completely
fenced in for safety.


Memorial Park

Colfax Ave & Race St., Grass Valley
Playground great for older kids. New structures. Has woodchips instead of sand. Playground completely fenced in for safety.


Pioneer Park

Nimrod St & Max Solard Dr. , Nevada City
Playground partially fenced in. Close to swimming Pool.

Western Gateway Park

Penn Valley Drive & Horton St., Penn Valley
Large open park, not fenced in. Multiple structures.



October Events

Bishop's Pumpkin Farm
End of September through October 31st

1415 Pumpkin Lane, Wheatland, CA
Admission Free
Parking $5.00 per car on Saturday and Sunday

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Halloween Train Ride
402 Railroad Ave in Nevada City
(next to Trolley Junction Cafe)

Runs in October every day weather permitting

for more info 265-0896

.C.T.C. offers a 90-minute partly narrated Train ride. You’re on the Train for a half hour to History Hill where we get out for about half hour and a tour guide takes you through the Chinese Cemetery then half hour Train ride back. This Train ride is good for the whole family. Daily excursion cars are open top so we can view the trees, and with four excursion cars we are able to seat up to 100 riders. Enjoy riding through 15 acres of tall pines, ciders, sugar pine and many more wonderful trees. this Train ride is almost a 3-mile round trip. Bathrooms and drinking water available by the Depot and next to the Chinese Cemetery trail head.

Bierwagen's Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival
Donner Trail Fruit
17437 Lower Colfax Road, in Chicago Park


Sat 9:30-5:00 - Sun. 10-5
(next to Trolley Junction Cafe)

Weekends in October





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